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F-1 Students

F-1 status is granted to international students who possess a valid F-1 Visa and I-20 Form issued for the purpose of pursuing a full course of study toward a specific educational or professional objective at an academic institution or language training program in the United States. F-1 students are required to maintain a permanent residence abroad to which they intend to return upon the completion of their studies in the U.S.


Boston University
February 28, 2005

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office