Cost & Financial Aid

What if I can’t support myself?

Public charge has been a part of immigration law for over 100 years. A public charge is an individual who depends primarily on the U.S. government for financial support and livelihood. Becoming a public charge or being likely to become a public charge may prevent you from entering the United States or adjusting your status to permanent residency (green card).

If you have questions or need additional information about what qualifies an individual as a public charge and what the immigration implications would be for your specific circumstance, please call us at 812-855-9086 and schedule an appointment with an international student advisor.

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