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International Student Medical Insurance

Otterbein University International Student Insurance

General Information

Otterbein University was founded in 1847. It is an above-average, private, liberal arts University.  Located in Westerville, Ohio, the school was one of the first to include women faculty members in their ranks. It was founded by the Church of the United Brethren.

Otterbein’s 140-acre campus is accentuated by the historic Towers Hall, constructed in 1872.

Otterbein University Academic and Research Opportunities

Otterbein requires students to take a wide variety of courses. Its hallmark is the link and connection students make between disciplines. Their general education and co-curricular programs provide vital spaces for students to think outside of their major.

There are two main sections to the University:

  • School of Art and Sciences: This houses departments and programs in art and science; providing programs for film, theater, dance and music.
  • School of Professional Studies: This is home to departments and programs in business, accounting & economics, education, equine science, health & sports sciences, and nursing.

Nursing is the most popular major at Otterbein University. That is closely followed by Art or Art Studies and Psychology.

Health Risks for Otterbein University International Students

Ohio's nickname is "The Heart of It All" – if you squint a bit while looking at its outline on a map, it does have some resemblance to the shape of a heart. This state is centrally located in the U.S. and has played a central role throughout the history of the U.S.

It’s the birthplace of aviation, the mother of U.S. presidents, and the location of the Underground Railroad – Ohio has a lot to see during your stay.

In general, Ohio is a pretty safe state and Westerville a relatively safe city. There are some things to be wary of, though. 

Motor vehicle theft is a problem in the area. Make sure to park your vehicle in protected spaces whenever possible. Hide anything someone might want or take it with you, always take your keys, and always lock your car properly.

Natural disasters in Ohio are few. It is one of the states with the low risk of a natural disaster occurring. The times disasters have struck, though, have been devastating. Staying prepared is always a good decision.

Cover Risks with Health Insurance for Otterbein University

The school allows international exchange visitors to apply as long as they have sufficient time to apply and get their visa. J visa exchange visitors must meet a legal prerequisite for studying in the U.S. The J visa international exchange visitor insurance plans below meet these requirements

International Student Health Insurance for Otterbein University - FAQs

Do international exchange visitors need health insurance before joining Otterbein University?

International exchange visitors need a proper coverage plan that meets all requirements to join.

What’s the need for Otterbein University health insurance for international Scholars?

International Scholars may find themselves in risks that might not be easily mitigated with funds available on hand, especially with medical and living expenses being relatively high in the U.S.

Having insurance puts in place a safety measure for possible risks to you.

How to find the best student health insurance for Otterbein University?

Look below for plans that meet the requirements set by the U.S. State Department or plans that exceed the minimums. You can compare multiple plans to find the best fit for you.

The coverage should be the first factor that you consider, followed by the premium (amount you pay) of the policy. Make sure to read the terms and conditions properly to make an informed choice.

Call our office if you have any questions or would like help.

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Otterbein University International Student Insurance Requirements

Exchange Visitors

The Otterbein University website does not mention any specific insurance requirements for J visa holders. The U.S. Department of State sets certain standard/minimum requirements that must be met.

International Students

The university website does not mention any specific insurance requirements for F visa holders, either. It does say that all university students not covered by their parents’ insurance are required to purchase the university insurance plan.

This information is subject to change based on a compliance form or waiver. Please contact our office for more information.

J Visa Insurance Plans

Patriot Exchange Program

Student Health Advantage Standard

Student Health Advantage Platinum

Study USA - Healthcare Standard

Study USA - Healthcare Preferred

Study USA - Healthcare Platinum

Patriot America Platinum

F Visa Insurance Plans

This school does not allow to purchase outside insurance or no insurance plans available that meet the school requirements.

DISCLAIMER: The school requirements are accurate as of the time of analysis. It is possible that the school requirements have changed since they were reviewed and matched with insurance plans meeting the requirements. It is your responsibility to ensure that the latest requirements are still met by the insurance product you purchase. We are not affiliated with the schools listed here and these insurance plans are not endorsed by your school.

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The U.S. Department of State requires all J visa holders to purchase compliant insurance.

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