如何申请?

Registration Procedure for Students Applying from Abroad

  1. Fill out the application form (The information you submit is strictly confidential).
  2. We will send you a confirmation and an invoice by email. You can request to have it sent by post mail or fax.
  3. Make a bank wire transfer of the amount of your invoice (all administrative fees plus tuition deposit) to the school account.
  4. Please submit to us copies of your financial support documents (a bank letter or a bank statement) and copies of your travel passport. You can send these copies either by post mail, fax, or send as scanned images (JPEG format, 200 dpi). (Remember you will have to show the originals of these documents in a US consulate!).
  5. Upon receiving your payment, copies of your passport and financial support, we will mail you an I-20 student form to the address where you are residing.
  6. Now you can apply for your student visa at the U.S. consulate. (Please read the detailed instructions on obtaining your student visa.)

Registration Proceedure for students wishing to change their current Non-Immigrant Status to F-1 Status

  1. Call us or simply come to the school and consult our foreign student adviser.
  2. Fill out an application form, register for your chosen program, choose your payment plan, pay the tuition (the minimum payment is $840!) and the following expenses:

    Registration fee $100 (non-refundable)
    Processing Fee $80 (non-refundable)
    SEVIS Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    Mailing fee $15 (non-refundable)

  3. Provide copies of statements of your financial support. You can either fax them, or send as scanned images to info@bellschool.org, or mail them to the school's address. These documents are required by US Immigration and Naturalization Service from the school to issue an I-20 form. You can use one of three possible ways of stating your financial support.
    Please note that in every case your available funds should be aproximately $1300 per month of your intended study (for instance, if you intend to study 6 months, your balance should be no less than $7,100). You may either:

    • Submit an original statement from your bank account.
    • if you have an American resident or citizen as your sponsor, have him or her fill out affidavit of support (I-134 form) and submit his or her bank statement.
    • if you have a sponsor who resides in your country, have your sponsor write a sponsorship letter (in English) and submit his or her bank statement. In the sponsorship letter your sponsor should clearly state that he or she will cover all your tuition, and living and medical expenses.
  4. Write a letter (in English) explaining why you decided to study in the United States.
  5. Submit your current address in the US and your permanent address in your home country.
  6. Fill out and sign an I-539 Form (Application for Change of Non-Immigrant Status). School office will assist you in filling out this form.
  7. Submit a personal check or a money order in the sum of $300 addressed to US Department of Homeland Security. All your submitted documents and I-20 student Form will be sent to Immigration and Naturalization Service. Your approval or denial entirely depends on the specifics of your case, your current status, and INS officerВ’s decision.
Remember: Your documents must be submitted and received by INS before the expiration date indicated on your I-94 form. *INS is in the process of changing its regulations regarding change of status procedures. Please refer directly to Bell Language School Administration to find out whether you are eligible for change of your non-immigrant status to F-1.

Registration Procedure for Transfer Students

  1. Fill out the transfer form and have your Designated School official sign and send it to Bell Language School either by mail or fax.
  2. Confirm with us that we have received it. Call us at 718-998-6060, or email us at info@bellschool.org.
  3. Fill out the application form (The information you submit is strictly confidential).
  4. We will send you an invoice by email. You can request to have it sent by post mail or fax.
  5. You can make a payment when you come to school, or make a wire transfer of the amount of your invoice (all fees and tuition deposit) to the school account.
  6. Please mail, fax, or send scanned images (JPEG format, 200 dpi) of your financial support documents (a bank letter or a bank statement), copies of your travel passport and I-20 forms (Once you come to school, you have to submit the originals of these documents!).
  7. We will inform you when you are scheduled to start your classes. (Please read the detailed instructions on transfering to Bell Language School.)

Registration Procedure for a Regular Students (non F-1 visa)

  1. Fill out the application form (The information you submit is strictly confidential).
  2. Call us at 718-998-6060, or email us at info@bellschool.org, and schedule your class.
  3. Please bring your photo ID. You can make all the payments at school.