This blog has been updated to reflect the new insurance requirements for the University of Central Florida for the 2019-2020 school year.
Because health care costs in the United States can easily add up, many colleges and universities in the US require international students to purchase medical insurance coverage for their time abroad. Depending on the school, international students may be required to purchase the school’s group plan unless they can show proof of an alternate health insurance policy that meets a certain set of insurance requirements.
UCF Insurance Requirements for International Students
The University of Central Florida is one of these schools that requires their international students to purchase health insurance plan for the duration of their studies. UCF does have a group health insurance plan, however if international students are able to show proof of insurance that meets their minimum health insurance requirements, they can opt out and choose a plan of their own. Many times, these options can be more affordable and allows students to choose a plan that will meet their particular health needs.
Alternative Health Insurance
If you are interested in University of Central Florida International Student Health Insurance for the 2019-2020 year, there are certain requirements that you will be required to prove in order to choose your own international student insurance. Among the requirements, you must have a plan that has a policy maximum of $100,000 per injury/illness, mental health, maternity, has a $50 deductible at the Student Health Center, and more.
Our Student Secure Select and Student Secure Elite will meet these and the other listed coverage requirements set forth by the University of Central Florida. While UCF offers an excellent insurance plan, our plan can save you money for the new school year. If you are an international student between 18-24 years old, here’s how the costs stack up:
- University of Central Florida’s Group Plan: $3,983 per year
- Our Student Health Plan
- Select – $1,066.52 per year
- Elite – $1,961.96 per year
If you are interested in learning more about our plan, please check out our benefits page or speak to a representative who can help you navigate your international student insurance. You can also learn more about the International Student Health Insurance for the University of Central Florida, check out the insurance requirements on our school requirements page.
Updated July 2, 2019