International Student Health Insurance

Visa, Government, and U.S. Employer

Visa: You are on a J visa and have adequate health insurance that you purchase before you arrive in the US.

Government: Your government or embassy pays for your scholarship and provides you health insurance through  a U.S. health insurance company.

U.S. Employer: You have comparable insurance coverage through your, your spouse’s, or parent’s U.S. employer.


Insurance Plan Waiver Criteria

Deductible: No more than a $2,500 individual deductible.

Hospital: At least 70% in-patient hospitalization coverage.

Medical Evacuation & Repatriation: Medical Evacuation and Repatriation coverage.





It is required for a spouse or child on an F-2 or J-2 visa to carry appropriate health insurance.  If you have a dependent on a different visa classification, we strongly recommend that they hold adequate health insurance. 



Make sure you are registered for 1 or more credits per term. Your student insurance will be billed to your PSU student account.

Enroll Dependent

The cost is $935 per term* for each family member and you will pay using a credit card. Visit Academic Health Plans for more information.

*Summer Only: The cost for Summer Only insurance is $713 and covers you from 6/21/21 through 9/19/21. Students who were enrolled in the plan and charged for Spring 2021 will NOT be charged the Summer Only insurance fee. Students enrolled in the plan for Spring term 2021 receive nationwide coverage through September 19th, 2021, regardless of summer classes or graduation. 

Re-enroll Each Term

You must re-enroll your family members within the first two weeks of each term.

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