Enrollment Process and Tuition
Meet with the Director of Admissions in person or over the phone
Take the NFCA Campus Tour
Student Testing and Evaluation
Interview with NFCA Administrator
Selection as a NFCA candidate
Reservation and enrollment process is completed
Please Print Out Recommendation Form, Get It Signed, And Bring In Office
Foreign Exchange Students Are Welcome At New Faith Christian Academy
**How To Obtain An I-20**
The experiences, knowledge, and differences represented by international students add diversity to the New Faith Christian Academy. If you are considering New Faith Christian Academy, review the admissions procedure below for international students. If you have questions, contact the Admissions Office.
International students must be issued an F-1 student visa before they arrive as a student in the United States. For more information, visit the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services website at USCIS.GOV.
**Procedures For Obtaining An I-20**
- New Faith Christian Academy must have a complete application before issuing an I-20
- Admissions international application fee of US $150
- Official acceptance from New Faith Christian Academy
- New Faith Christian Academy tuition + technology fee must be PAID IN FULL (some additional fees may be required based on student program and billed separately at a later date)
- Submit a letter from your banking institution indicating you have sufficient funds to cover tuition for one year
- Provide an American address where student will be living
**Once New Faith Christian Academy has the necessary documents, we will issue the student an I-20 through the Student and Exchange Visitors Information System (SEVIS)
**Procedures for Obtaining an F-1 Visa**
- Read and understand your I-20 and your responsibilities as an international student in the United States.
- Once you receive the I-20, you will go online to pay the SEVIS I-901 administrative fee, which must be paid three days prior to your embassy visit. The $100 fee can be paid with a credit card. Your payment receipt should be presented at the embassy when you take your I-20 to apply for your student visa.
- Contact the United States Embassy or consulate and ask what documents are needed to obtain your student visa. You can visit the US Embassy website for your country to learn more about the documents needed.
- When the required documents are completed and fees are paid, you must make an appointment with the US Embassy. Getting an appointment with the US Embassy may take some time. Don’t delay in making this appointment.
**Once you Have Your F-1 Visa (Traveling to the U.S.)**
- Keep your passport and I-20/F-1 visa with you at all times.
- You are required to show your passport and I-20/F-1 visa to an Immigration officer.
- The officer may stamp your visa and I-20.
**Once You Arrive at New Faith Christian Academy**
- Bring your passport and student visa to school and present to the Designated School Official (DSO).
- The DSO will confirm your legal entry into the United States through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and SEVIS.
- The DSO will need to make copies of all your legal documents: I-20, visa, and passport.
- New Faith Christian Academy recommends keeping all of your visa documents in a secure place.
**Leaving the U.S. for Holidays or Travel**
- When an international student leaves the U.S., he/she must notify the Designated School Official (DSO).
- The DSO will verify that the student has a continued I-20 and that the I-20 is signed in the 3rd page.
- Students must travel with their legal documents.