Under US immigration law, you must verify sufficient financial documentation of funds available for study in the US for you and your dependents, as applicable.
Note: If a financial document is under someone else's name, the account holder must complete a Financial Support Letter to be submitted with the financial document.
Financial documents must clearly state all of the following:
- Bank name or logo
- Account number (partial is acceptable)
- Account holder's name
- Date of statement, which cannot be more than 90 days ago
- Current account balance
Acceptable Financial Documents *
- Scholarship Letters
- Bank and Investment Statements/Letters
- Certificates of Deposit and Fixed Deposits
- Business Accounts (with owner support and proof of ownership)
- Letter from Sponsoring Agency
- Certificate of Surrender Value of Life Insurance Policy
Unacceptable Financial Documents
- Valuables (jewelry, antiques, etc)
- Nonliquid Assets and Investments
- Letter from an Accounting Firm
- Income Tax Return
- Support from Another F-1 or J-1 Student who is not spouse/parent
- Documents Older Than 90 Days
- Life Insurance Premium Paid Certificate
*If you have another type of financial document, submit the financial documentation as requested. We will review your document and let you know if it is acceptable.
Estimated Annual Cost for International Students
Review the information below to find your estimated annual costs. These are estimates - we cannot know exactly how much you will be charged because tuition and fees change from college to college. However, these estimates will give you a good idea of how much to expect to pay at OU.
- Graduate - Master, Doctorate (PhD), JD, or LLM majors
- Undergraduate - Bachelor majors
- Dependent expenses
- CESL student expenses
|Graduate Programs||Tuition & Fees||Total**|
|PhD in Architecture, Interior Design Master, or Construction Management Master (18HRS)||$21,133||$38,108|
|Master of Science in Architecture [includes Urban Design] (21HRS)||$24,588||$41,563|
|Regional and City Planning (24HRS)||$28,044||$45,019|
|Landscape Architecture (28HRS)||$32,651||$49,626|
|Master of Architecture (30HRS)||$34,954||$51,929|
|College of Arts & Sciences (18HRS)||$20,852||$37,827|
|College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences (18HRS)||$21,082||$38,057|
|Michael F. Price College of Businesss [excludes MBA and Master of Accountancy] (18HRS)||$20,817||$37,792|
|Master of Business Administration [MBA] (32HRS)||$35,666||$52,641|
|Master of Accountancy (18HRS)||$18,128||$35,103|
|Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy [includes Petroleum Engineering] (18HRS)||$21,316||$38,291|
|Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education (18HRS)||$21,053||$38,028|
|Gallogly College of Engineering [includes Computer Science] (18HRS)||$21,352||$38,327|
|David L. Boren College of International Studies (18HRS)||$20,902||$37,877|
|Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication (18HRS)||$21,654||$38,629|
|Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts (18HRS)||$21,190||$38,165|
|Art [major code M060] (30 HRS)||$35,050||$52,025|
|Executive MBA programs||Tuition & Fees||Living Expenses||Total**|
|Executive MBA in Energy||$11,875||$2,072||$13,947|
|Executive MBA, Aerospace and Defense||$8,600||$2,072||$10,672|
|Executive MBA in Renewables||$10,125||$2,072||$12,197|
For EMBA programs, please note that these numbers are for I-20 financial documentation purposes only. They only reflect estimated costs for the residency weeks that take place in the US. For the full estimated cost of the program, please see EMBA Energy, EMBA Aerospace & Defense, and EMBA Renewables.
|Graduate Law Programs||Tuition & Fees||Total**|
|Law JD (31HRS)||$37,307||$55,026|
|Master of Legal Studies (18HRS)||$21,915||$39,634|
|Graduate Living Expenses||$16,975|
|Housing and Meals||$13,590|
|Books and Supplies||$396|
|Law Living Expenses||$17,719|
|Housing and Meals||$13,590|
|Books and Supplies||$1,140|
** tuition, fees, living expenses
For a complete listing of individual fees, visit the Bursar Office website.
For a list of Majors by program, visit the Graduage College website.
|Tuition & Fees||$30,368*|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED COSTS FOR ONE YEAR||$48,747|
*Aviation-Flying majors (Professional Pilot and Management-Flying Option) have an estimated, additional tuition and fees cost of $15,000 per year. This additional cost is included on your I-20 or DS-2019.
**Undergraduate students in Architecture, Art, Engineering, Computer Science, or Petroleum Engineering have an estimated, additional, one-time laptop computer cost of $2,000. This additional cost is not included on your I-20 or DS-2019.
|Child (per child)
CESL student expenses
To see the esimated costs for students attending the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL), please visit the CESL website.