Apply for a Graduate Student Visa

Course Registration Information

After you have received your I20, please follow these steps:

Students Inside the U.S.A.

F-1 International students inside the U.S.A. who wish to transfer to the University of New Haven should follow the transfer instructions sent to them along with their acceptance letter. In order to transfer into the University of New Haven, you need to take your Full Accept letter and the SEVIS transfer form to the Immigration Services Office at your current university.

Request a transfer out to the University of New Haven. Once you submit this paperwork you have completed the necessary steps for transferring. Once we receive the SEVIS transfer and your new financial documents, we will issue your new I-20 for the University of New Haven.

Students Outside the U.S.A.

Pay the SEVIS fee once you receive your I-20 form and make an appointment for an F-1 Visa interview right away. The SEVIS fee must be paid online after you obtain your I-20 or DS-2019 Form from the University of New Haven and before you go to your student visa interview at the U.S. embassy in your home country. Pay the SEVIS Fee online at

The University of New Haven has two school codes, dependent on your program of study:

  • Pompea College of Business programs (Accounting MS, Finance & Financial Analytics MS, MBA, Executive MBA, Sport Management MS, Taxation MS): BOS214F10096001
  • All other programs: BOS214F10096000
Familiarize Yourself with the Process

Read the following articles to help you to better prepare for your U.S. Student Visa Interview at the U.S. Embassy in your home country or country of residence.

Be prepared to answer the following questions in English during your visa interview:

  • Why did you choose to study at the University of New Haven?
  • Why did you choose to study this major at the University of New Haven?
  • How do your future plans, after graduation, include returning to your country?
Understand The Major On Your I-20
Program Name SEVIS Designation under "Major 1" CIP Code STEM
Academic English Prep Program Second Language Learning 32.0109 NO
Accounting, M.S. Accounting 52.0301 NO
Accounting, M.S. - Artifical Intelligence Concentration Business Statistics 52.1302 YES
Biomedical Engineering Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 14.0501 YES
Business Analytics, M.S. Business Statistics 52.1302 YES
Cellular and Molecular Biology, M.S. Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 26.0499 YES
Chemistry, M.S. Chemistry, General 40.0501 YES
Civil Engineering, M.S. Civil Engineering, General 14.0801 YES
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 51.1508 NO
Community Psychology, M.A. Community Psychology 42.2802 NO
Computer Science, M.S. Computer and Information Sciences, General 11.0101 YES
Criminal Justice, M.S. Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 43.0104 NO
Criminal Justice, Ph.D. Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 43.0103 NO
Cybersecurity and Networks, M.S. Computer and Information Science, Other 11.0199 YES
Data Science, M.S. Computer Engineering, Other 14.0999 YES
Electrical Engineering, M.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering 14.1001 YES
Emergency Management, M.S. Homeland security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 43.9999 NO
Engineering and Applied Science, Ph.D. Engineering General 14.0101 YES
Engineering and Operations Management, M.S. Engineering/Industrial Management 15.1501 YES
Environmental Engineering, M.S. Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 14.1401 YES
Environmental Science, M.S. Environmental Science 03.0104 YES
Finance & Financial Analytics, M.S. Financial Mathematics 27.0305 YES
Fire and Explosion Investigation, M.S. (formerly known as Fire Science, M.S.) Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician 43.0201 NO
Forensic Science, M.S. Forensic Science and Technology 43.0106 YES
Forensic Technology, M.S. Forensic Science and Technology 43.0106 YES
Healthcare Administration (MHA) Health/Health Care Administration/Management 51.0701 NO
Human Nutrition, M.S. Dietetics/Dietitian 51.3101 NO
Human Resources, M.S. Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 52.1001 NO
Industrial Engineering, M.S. Industrial Engineering 14.3501 YES
Industrial/Organizational Psychology, M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology 42.2804 YES
Investigations, M.S. - Online Law Enforcement Investigations and Interviewing 43.0114 NO
Marine Policy and Management, M.A. Natural Resources Management and Policy 03.0201 YES
MBA - Master of Business Administration Business Administration and Management, General 52.0201 NO
MBA - Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics Concentration Business Statistics 52.1302 YES
MBA - Master of Business Administration - Financial Analysis Concentration Financial Mathematics 27.0305 YES
MBA- Master of Business Administration- Global Supply Chain Management Concentration Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 52.1399 YES
MBA - Master of Business Administration - Marketing and Digital Marketing Concentration Business Statistics 52.1302 YES
Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Mechanical Engineering 14.1901 YES
National Security, M.S. Security and Loss Prevention Services 43.0109 NO
Public Administration, MPA Public Administration 44.0401 NO
Public Health, MPH Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 26.9999 YES
Sport Management, M.S. Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 31.0504 NO
Sport Management, MS Concentration Business Analytics Business Statistics 52.1302 YES