Insurance for Korean Students in the USA

The US health care system while being one of the most sophisticated is also one of the most expensive in the world. If you are in the USA as a student, it is important that you have good student insurance.

Both the US consulate as well as all universities advice students to purchase student medical insurance. However since University plans are expensive, we offer relatively inexpensive plans with similar coverage. Most universities acccept our plans and we can also complete the insurance waiver form. To understand the differences among several plan benefits, Korean students can use our compare tool.

Students can quickly understand coverage details and select a plan to their liking. They can buy the plan with ease online and receive the required documents by email.

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Please contact our licensed agents at +1 (877) 340 7910 or Click to send mail, and we will provide possible plan options

 
 

$100

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Key Features
  • Incidental home country up to cumulative 14 days
  • High school sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 12 months
  • What's Covered?

$50

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Key Features
  • Incidental home country 15 days per three months
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage available
  • What's Covered?

  $300,000

$50

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Key Features
  • Incidental home country 15 days per three months
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   80% covered
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
  • What's Covered?

  $1,000,000

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Key Features
  • Incidental home country up to a cumulative 14 days
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
  • What's Covered?
Visa Application Requirements
  • When you enrol in a US university you will get an I-20 Form. This is the most important document for the visa as it has the information about the applicant and the university.
  • There is a visa fee to pay which is non refundable.
  • You need to take an appointment for visa interview at the nearest embassy or consulate office in Korea.
  • Complete an online visa application and keep a copy with you.
  • Complete DS-160 Application online and take print of the same along with with barcode with a laser printer.
  • Carry a valid passport with sufficient blank pages. It should be valid for at least 6 months after arrival in the US
  • An electronic receipt or I-797 receipt indicating payment for the SEVIS fee.
  • Recent color photos. Keep more copies so that you do not have to run around at the last minute.
Information for students from Korea
  • Every year, thousands of Korean students come to the US for their education.
  • Korean students should be aware of cultural differences while staying in USA.
  • Today it is easier to get all required information and Korean students can research online for things like life style, food habits, weather...
  • Korean students need the international student visa (F1) from the US embassy to enter the US.
  • It also helps to join the Korean student association and make friends before reaching the USA.

Statistics

South Korea remains the third leading place of origin for students coming to to the United States.

Year South Korea
2013 - 2014 68,047
2014 - 2015 63,710
2015 - 2016 61,007

Field of Study

Year Business Management Life Sciences Health Professions Engineering Math or Computer Science
2013 - 2014 28.0% 7.4% 4.3% 12.7% 5.3%
2014 - 2015 16.7% 7.7% 4.7% 13.0% 5.6%
2015 - 2016 16.8% 7.6% 4.3% 12.6% 6.7%
(Source: IIE Open Doors)
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