International Exchange Program
New Hope Academy 2012-2013 School Year
International Student Fees (F-1 Visa)
Application Fee: $100.00
International Student I-20 Processing Fee/Tuition Deposit: $500.00
This non-refundable fee/tuition deposit must be paid after the student is accepted into our program and before the I-20 is issued. This fee will be considered a deposit toward the student’s tuition and fees for the school year. An additional fee will need to be paid to SEVIS to process the F-1 visa application.
If the student’s visa is denied, we will refund $250 of this fee. If the visa is approved but the student decides not to attend New Hope Academy, or if the student does not complete the visa application process, no portion of the fee will be refunded. This fee is payable for each year a student plans to attend our school.
Tuition and Academic Fees for International Students: $12,000.00 (Covers Full Year, Tuition, Books, Field Trips)
Payment Plans: (1) Pay $11,500 balance due (after applying $500 deposit) by August 10, 2012; (2) Pay $6,000 by August 10, 2012 and $5,500 balance due (after applying $500 deposit) by January 10, 2013.
Graduation Fee: $60.00 (Applicable to 12th-grade students only)
Covers costs of cap and gown rental, commemorative tassel, display-quality diploma, invitations, cake, and decorations for graduation ceremony for family and friends
In order to receive a High School diploma from New Hope Academy, a student must be enrolled in our school as a full-time student for at least one full academic year and must complete all graduation requirements.
Other Financial Requirements
Housing through a Host Family (if arranged through New Hope Academy): $8,400.00
This amount will be paid directly to the Host Family divided over three or four payments. The amount of $200/week for 42 weeks covers food and housing costs.
School Supplies and Miscellaneous Needs: $500.00 (Suggested minimum amount.)
Student should have these funds available to cover personal expenses.
New Hope Academy (the umbrella institution for New Hope International High School) is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. For more information about guidelines and requirements for international students at New Hope Academy (F-1 Visa students), see our page on SEVIS I-20 international (F-1 Visa) students. For more information on the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), please visit their web site (www.ice.gov/sevis).