International Students

Additional Requirements for International Students


Applicants from the following countries must send the official transcripts and diplomas as follows:

China: Official transcripts and diplomas (in English and Chinese) must be sent directly to the Graduate Admissions - MSMF by CHESICC.

India: Applicant must send all individual mark-sheets indicating all subjects taken and marks obtained for all years of post-secondary study. Consolidated mark sheets will NOT be accepted:

All mark sheets must be issued by the university responsible for conducting the examinations and sent directly to your Graduate Program by the university.


Photocopies of original mark sheets and diplomas/degrees must be attested by the Controller of Examinations or Registrar’s Office of the university responsible for conducting the examinations.

International Student Financial Statement

Any international student who requires a student visa must submit, upon admission to a graduate program, a bank verification statement or an official letter of sponsorship from their government or agency (in English). The bank verification must include the student's name and relationship to the sponsor, if other than the student, and confirm that there are sufficient funds to cover the amount listed on the expense sheet provided to the international student upon admission. The expense sheet covers all estimated educational expenses including; tuition, books, housing, meals, personal expenses, fees and medical insurance for a minimum of one year's study.

If the student wishes to include their family, the following is additionally required: 1) In the bank verification or letter of sponsorship list each family member's name, date of birth, country of citizenship and relationship, and 2) financial support of approximately $8,113 for a spouse and $2,000 for each child per year.

No Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) will be issued unless the above documentation is on file. The bank verification or sponsorship letter must be dated no more than 6 months prior to enrollment. International students are encouraged to apply early to allow sufficient time to process the I-20 form. The I-20 form will be sent to the student upon receipt of a deposit confirming the student's intent to enroll in the program.

Graduate Admissions - MSMF
Department of Mathematics
University of Miami
P.O. Box 249085
Coral Gables, Florida 33124-4250