Immigration and Visas: Information for Accepted Students

You’ve made it through the first big step and have been accepted to UB! Before you can enter the United States, you must apply for a U.S visa. Select the appropriate page below to find the information you will need to arrive at UB in the right status.

  • 5/4/21
    Select this page if you are coming to UB from outside of the United States.
  • 5/4/21
    Select this page if you are coming to UB from a U.S. high school, college or university.
  • 5/4/21
    Select this page if you are already a student at UB and are moving to a new degree program.


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