ase print or type the following information:
dent’s name: _____________________________________________________________
(Last) (First) (Middle)
nsor’s name: _____________________________________________________________
(Last) (First) (Middle)
Sponsor’s address: ___________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
(City) (State or Province) (Country) (Zip Code)
nsor’s occupation: _________________________________________________________
Sponsor’s relationship to student: ________________________________________________
Declaration of Student: I have read the estimated budget for an international student which appears on the next page. I
understand United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security require I show
proof to The University of Southern Mississippi of my financial ability to meet these expenses. I also understand I am
required by law to show proof of finances to cover, at least, my first year of study. In addition, I must provide proof of
adequate funding will be available to cover subsequent years. I understand that if I cannot meet my financial obligations to
the university, or if it becomes evident that I have given false information in this Affidavit of Financial Support, I may be
withdrawn from school.
________________________________ ___________________________
Signature of student Date
Declaration of Sponsor: I have read the estimated budget for an international student which appears on
the next page. I
agree to financially support the above named student for a period of ________ year(s) in the amount of
USD $_______________________ per year.
___________ ___________________________
Signature of sponsor Date
Supporting evidence of financial support must be attached to the affidavit. Three months of bank statements must be
submitted from the bank or financial institution in which the sponsor has their financial accounts. This information should
be on letterhead with the bank information included, the account holder listed, with a total of available funds. ALL funding
for study must be currently available. These documents should be from the three months prior to this document being
Income tax statements, certificates of deposit, investment accounts that are not readily accessible, proof of property
ownership and statements of employment are not acceptable as evidence of the availability of funds.
Estimated Expenses for Fall 2020 - Spring 20
International Students
Total Expenses Fall 2020 Spring 2021
If you bring dependents, please add $2,500 for the first dependent and $1,000 for each additional dependent
Tuition and fees
$5,448.00 $5,448.00
Living expenses
$5,565.00 $5,565.00 $11,130.00
Health insurance $ $ $2,004.00
Health insurance coverage is for 12 months - Spring insurance bill includes summer coverage
Total $24,030.00
Fall 2020
Spring 2021
$4,448.00 $4,448.00 $8,896.00
$1,000.00 $1,000.00
1Tuition and Fees Breakdown
Includes Capital Improvement fee of $35 and Student Activities fee of $20 each fall and spring
Resident T
uition and Fees
Non-Resident Fee Total
Estimated Living Expenses Breakdown
Fall 2020
Spring 2021
$2,307.00 $2,307
.00 $4,614.00
$1,983.00 $1,9
83.00 $3,966.00
$750.00 $750
.00 $1,500.00
$450.00 $450.00 $900.00
$75.00 $75.00 $150.00
On-Campus Housing - Wilber Hall
Meal Plan
Books, Supplies, Additional Course Fees
Personal Spending
International Student Programming Fee
This is an estimate provided for average costs of studying and living (9 months) at The
University of Southern Mississippi. Actual amounts could differ based upon choices made
about living accommodations and spending habits. This estimate does NOT include costs for
living or studying in Hattiesburg during the summer semester.
Each student should arrive on campus with at least $1,200.00 in cash, or a check/bank draft
made out to the student, to cover initial personal expenses ( clinic charges, food, housing,
toiletries, etc). In addition, 50% of tuition and fees are due in U.S. currency at the start of
each semester and should be brought as a bank draft made out to The University of
Southern Mississippi.
Those students who will bring dependents (spouse and/or child) must show proof of an
additional $2,500.00 per year for the first dependent and $1,000.00 per year for each
additional dependent. Please contact the ISSS Office for more information regarding this