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Statement of Financial Support

Visa Information

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An application must present evidence of financial resources to defray costs during the period of attendance at Bakersfield College. These costs are estimated to be $ 15,000 per school year, which include: housing and living expenses, approx. $800 per month; text books and supplies, $500 per semester, health, student center, and student rep fees, $19 per semester; enrollment fee $26 per semester unit, non-resident tuition fees, $2748 per semester (based on $173 per unit plus $30 Capital Outlay fee, and based on 12 units per semester). Students should anticipate increases each year. Fees are due at the time of registration. F-1 Visa students are required to enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester.

A sponsor is a parent or other individual who will provide financial support for you while you are attending Bakersfield College.
Please note that foreign students are not eligible for financial aid from the College.

Please show the amount of funds available to you for annual expenses. Exchange and currency regulations should be considered.

Source: Studentís personal funds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . US$ ________________________________

From sponsor or other source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . US$ ________________________________

Total: ________________________________

PRINT name and address of Sponsor:

Name____________________________________________________ Relationship to student _________________________

Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________

Telephone ___________________________ Will free room and board be provided? Yes
o No o For how long? _____

Signature of Sponsor _______________________________________________________ Date ____________________

Please submit
a separate bank letter indicating the amount in U.S. dollars in an account which will cover educational expenses for at least one academic year.

If you are now in the United States, please answer the following:

Date of entry to the U.S. _______________________________ What type of visa do you have now? _________________

If you have a student visa (F-1), which school issued your original I-20?

Name of school ______________________________________ Address ___________________________________________

Did you attend this school? Yes
o No oDate of attendance: From _______________ To ________________

Was this for English study only? Yes
o No o Semester units completed ______________________


I have carefully examined the above Statement of Financial Support and have discussed the cost of my proposed study in the United States with my sponsor. I am satisfied that arrangements have been made to provide for my full financial support while I am a student at Bakersfield College. I certify that all information on this application is correct and I understand that any falsification or withholding of information in completing this application shall constitute grounds of dismissal.

Family Education and Privacy Act: The College receives inquiries from a variety of persons and agencies requesting directory information. This includes name, address, telephone, major, dates of attendance, degrees and awards earned, participation official college sports. Do you authorize the release of this directory information? Yes
o No o

Signature of Student___________________________________________________________ Date ____________________

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