Healthcare in the United States is very expensive. Even treatment of a simple cold can become a bill for hundreds of dollars if medical treatment from a doctor is necessary. Emergency medical treatment is even more expensive.

To ensure safety and good health while in the U.S., international students are strongly encouraged to purchase an insurance plan that will ensure affordable health care while studying at Bergen Community College.

You may want to look at the following sites for health insurance information:

ISO International Student Insurance (
PSI Student Health Insurance (
International Student Insurance (
Compass Student Insurance (

The International Student Center makes no claims on the quality of service provided by the above firms.