AIA does not require students to have health insurance. However, we STRONGLY ENCOURAGE you to purchase a health insurance plan. If you do not have insurance, the cost to visit a doctor or hospital or buy prescription medications in the US is VERY expensive. It is much less expensive to purchase insurance.
It is easiest to buy a health insurance plan in your country before you come to the US. Ask for an international plan, a travel plan, or a plan that will cover international students. Be sure that the plan will work for you in the US.
If you need to buy a health insurance plan while you are in the US, we can recommend these two companies: