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International Student & Scholar Services

Visa and Immigration Information for Prospective International Students

Greetings from International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) at American University!  We work closely with the university's admissions offices, and we look forward to helping as you complete your application to travel to and study in the United States. 

The International Student & Scholar Services can help you with any of the following questions:

  • visa options for international students
  • documents required to apply for a student visa
  • acceptable forms of financial documents
  • the visa application process
  • international student orientation
  • contacting current international students at American University

Our colleagues in the Admissions Office will be able to help you with any questions about:

  • the process to apply to the university (including deadlines, English requirements, etc.)
  • the status of your application to the university
  • university scholarships and financial aid