Financial Statement Form & Supporting Financial Documents

All international applicants planning to attend SDSU on an F-1 student visa must submit financial documentation to provide evidence of funding for a minimum of one year. International applicants with other visa categories, permanent residency or U.S. citizenship do not need to submit this financial documentation.

International Applicants

In order to complete your financial information, applicants must submit the following:

  1. SDSU Financial Statement Form.
  2. Supporting financial documentation following these guidelines:
  • Bank information should be dated within the past six months.
  • Funding can be come from one, or a combination of, the following:  Applicant’s Personal Funds,  Funds from a Sponsor (Parent, Relative, or private), Government Sponsor, Funds or Scholarship from SDSU
  • See the International Tuition and Fees for amount required for your program.
  • Funds can be in USD or in the currency of your home country.
  • If submitting a bank statement in a foreign language, the sponsor’s name should appear in English.

Submitting your Financial Statement Form

Within two weeks of submitting the CSUMentor online application, you will receive an email with your RedID number. Once you have your RedID number, which is required on the Financial Statement Form, you should submit your financial documents to the SDSU Office of Admissions by email at or by mail:

Office of Admissions
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7455

Note: There is no specific deadline for submitting your financial information. However, if you are admitted to SDSU, an I-20 will only be issued by the International Student Center if your Financial Statement Form and supporting documents are approved by the SDSU Office of Admissions.