Answered By: Juli Konopa Last Updated: Dec 13, 2016 Views: 78
Yes. It is illegal to study towards a degree while on a B-1/B-2 visa. The United States government holds both students and schools accountable for ensuring international students enter the United States with the proper documentation. If you enter the US without the Form I-20 and F-1 student visa, Walden University is legally obligated to deny you entrance to the residency. It could also hurt your chance of returning to the US if an official learns that you entered the country without proper documentation.
Please see the attached file for complete information about the process for international students attending residencies in the U.S.