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Evidence of Financial Support

All students applying for an F-1 Student Visa must present proof of financial support demonstrating sufficient funds to cover tuition and living expenses for the first year of study at Weill Cornell. Please note that you will be required to present proof of finances prior to being issued your F-1 Visa I-20 documents. If you require assistance with this, please contact

Ph.D. students satisfy this requirement by presenting a verification letter from the Graduate School documenting the awarded stipend and scholarship package.

Masters students must show proof of scholarship, stipend, or liquid assets in the form of a bank document, loan approval statement or letter from the sponsor’s employer showing annual salary amounts.

Other forms of financial evidence may apply. Please contact for more information.

*All financial documents must be in English or have a certified English translation.

Breakdown of Costs:
Tuition: Please contact your program department for tuition/fee information.
Cost of Living: $22,740

If you plan to bring family members (spouse/partner and/or children) with you as F-2 dependents, you must demonstrate these additional funds:
Spouse/partner: $11,800
Per Child: $6,000

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