Wayne State University

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Aid for International Students

Federal student aid

You must be a citizen of the United States or have lawful permanent resident status to receive federal financial aid.

The standard documentation for a permanent resident of the United States is the Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551, since 1997) or Resident Alien Card (Form I-551, before 1997).

You are not eligible for federal financial aid if:

Additional resources

The WSU Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) can assist you with matters pertaining to immigration as well as issues with cross-cultural adjustment.

Information and resources for international students is available from the following organizations.

Resident tuition application

If you are in the United States for reasons other than temporary educational purposes, you may apply for resident status in the same manner as a U. S. citizen.

Visit the WSU Records and Registration website for more information.