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Immigration Status

International Students & Scholars

Student Classifications

A new international student is a student who is interested in attending Belmont University who is not a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. Students must be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at Belmont.

F-1 Student Classification

Most international students at Belmont University are here in this classification. To be eligible for F-1 status, you must be admitted to or enrolled in a full-time degree program, and demonstrate sufficient financial support for your program of study. Learn more here.

J-1 Student Classification

The J-1 student category is an immigration option for students who are participating in a formal university exchange program. Learn more here.

Maintaining Your Status

As an international student, you will need to follow the regulations associated with your visa status. Our office is here to help guide you on ways to maintain your status while also helping you reach your educational and career goals. Learn more here.