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COMMUNITY COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAMS
Note: This information is based on information gathered from each college’s website including the International Student page and
as available Admissions, Housing, Student Services, etc.
KANSAS
Allen County Community College ............................................................................................................1
Barton County Community College..........................................................................................................1
Butler Community College .......................................................................................................................2
Cloud Community College .......................................................................................................................2
Coffeyville Community College................................................................................................................3
Colby Community College .......................................................................................................................3
Cowley Community College.....................................................................................................................4
Dodge City Community College...............................................................................................................4
Fort Scott Community College.................................................................................................................5
Garden City Community College .............................................................................................................6
Highland Community College ..................................................................................................................6
Hutchinson Community College...............................................................................................................7
Independence Community College..........................................................................................................7
Johnson Community College...................................................................................................................8
Labette Community College ....................................................................................................................9
Neosho Community College ....................................................................................................................9
Pratt Community College.......................................................................................................................10
Seward Community College ..................................................................................................................10
OTHER STATES
Bellevue Community College - WA........................................................................................................11
Edmonds Community College – WA......................................................................................................12
Glendale Community College – AZ........................................................................................................13
Highline Community College – WA........................................................................................................14
Kirkwood Community College – IA ........................................................................................................15
Lane Community College – OR .............................................................................................................16
Metropolitan Community College – MO .................................................................................................17
Moraine Valley Community College – IL................................................................................................18
Pikes Peak Community College – CO ...................................................................................................19
Valencia Community College – FL.........................................................................................................20
SELECTED KANSAS UNIVERSITIES
Emporia State University .......................................................................................................................21
Fort Hays State University .....................................................................................................................22
KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGES
http://www.bartonccc.edu/prospectivestudent/admissionspolicies.htm#Internatio
nal
Allen County Community College – Iola, KS
Student Services
International Student Organization
Health
Health
Immunization record in English
Must have medical insurance
Housing students must provide written documentation
of meningitis immunization or sign a waiver
Academic Programs
Required placement testing (COMPASS, ACT, or SAT)
ESL class
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.allencc.edu/accc/International%20Students/
home.html
Health
Immunization record in English
Must have medical insurance
Must go to Student Health Services for a medical
assessment, TB screening, and review of
immunizations
Admissions Requirements
Admissions
Declaration of Financial Support
Application for Admission
Proof of graduation from a secondary school or
equivalent
Statement of Finance $11,000
Proof of English Proficiency
TOEFL 190 (CBT computer based) or 520 (PBT,
paper), or
Official transcript w/ at least 24 credit hours of ESL
course work with 2.5 GPA or higher, or
Official transcript documenting 24 hours of college
level course work w/ a 2.5 GPS or higher and
demonstrated English proficiency, or
Be a citizen of an English-speaking country.
http://www.bartonccc.edu/prospectivestudent/admissionspolicies.htm#Internatio
nal
Barton Community College – Great Bend, KS
Student Services
International student advisor – Lori Crowther
No airport pickup except for Great Bend airport
Student Demographics
Academic Programs
No intensive English programs
Required placement testing
ESL class
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://bartonccc.edu/prospectivestudent/documents/Int
ernationalApplication.pdf
http://bartonccc.edu/prospectivestudent/documents/Int
ernationalStatementOfFinance.pdf
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Student Demographics
33 students
Admissions Requirements
Proof of graduation from a secondary school or
equivalent
Statement of Finance $10,000 to $12,000
http://www.butlercc.edu/int_adv/index.cfm (Special section on website)
Butler Community College - El Dorado, KS
Student Services
International student advisor; contact: Megan Dugger,
[email protected]
No homestay program
Airport pick up
International student organization
Health
TB test results before enrollment
Heath insurance automatically billed to student
http://www.butlercc.edu/dorms/parts/Medical_Emergency
_Information_Waiver.pdf
Housing student requirements:
2 MMR shots
Current Tetanus shot
Meningococcal Vaccine
International students can live in residence halls if they
have a positive TB test and a documented negative
chest X-Ray within the past 5 years
Academic Programs
No intensive English programs
Required placement testing
Required international student orientation course
Reading requirement guideline
Student Demographics
275 International students
290 Permanent residents
77 countries
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
https://butlercatalog.butlercc.edu/forms/intapp.cfm
Admissions Requirements
Requires bank statement - $16,830
One of the following:
TOEFL 61 (iBT, internet based) 173 (CBT
computer based) or 500 (PBT, paper)
IELTS score of 5.0
Completion of the Advanced II level or higher at
the Wichita State University's Intensive English
Language Center (www.wichita.edu/ielc). Students
must have grades of "C" or better in all classes.
Academic credit of 12 hours or more from a US
college or university with a 2.0 GPA
http://www.cloud.edu/studentservices/admissions/international_students.asp
Cloud Community College – Concordia, KS
Student Services
Health
Proof in English of vaccinations for MMR,
Should learn about meningococcal disease and potential
benefits of vaccination
Academic Programs
Required placement exam
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.cloud.edu/studentservices/admissions/admi
ssionsRequirements.asp
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
Personal letter
TOEFL 550
Must have on account in a Cloud County or
Geary County bank expenses for a full year,
$9,000
Documentary proof of graduation from high
school
Statement of financial support
http://www.coffeyville.edu/international/index.htm
Coffeyville Community College – Coffeyville, KS
Student Services
International Coordinator Contact: Marla Larimore Email: [email protected]
Homestay (MATCH – My American Traditional College
Home)
Airport services from Tulsa Airport
International Student Services Advising
Interaction with community and local schools
Health
Residence Hall – Hepatitis B, Influenza, MMR, TD,
Varicella, Meningococcal
Can receive a waiver
Proof of American Health Insurance (Harbour Group
www.hginsurance.com)
Academic Programs
Comprehensive ESL program 8 ESL courses
Experienced ESL instructors
Learning Lab
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.coffeyville.edu/forms/intapp.pdf
Admissions Requirements
Completed application
Official school transcripts in English
Proof of American Health Insurance
TOEFL score or 450 or ESL Level 7 suggested
http://www.colbycc.edu/?m=6&s=212
Colby Community College – Colby, KS
Student Services
Airport pick up at Hays
International Students and Friends Organization
Health
Immunization Form
http://www.colbycc.edu/intranet_files/Health%20Nurse
%20form.pdf
Proof of Health Insurance or intent to purchase
Student Demographics
Receives some students from ELS Centers
http://www.els.com/contents/index.aspx
Academic Programs
Required placement exam
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
Requires bank statement
No homestay program
Unconditional Acceptance
Computer based:173 or above
Paper based: 500 or above
Internet based: 80 or above OR
Conditional Acceptance
Computer based:153 - 172
Paper based: 475 - 499
Internet based: minimum of 61
Alternative to TOEFL
Certificate of completion of ESL Level 109
Complete the APIEL exam with a score of
3 or higher
http://www.cowley.edu/admissions/prospective/internl.html
Cowley College – Arkansas City, KS
Student Services
International Student Advisor – contact Ben Schears
(620) 441-5245. (Ark City) He is actually the Director of
Admissions
Limited scholarship availability from Endowment Office
Health
No insurance available from college – site provides links
Students are required to have insurance
Student housing requirement:
Meningitis vaccine or waiver
International students must receive TB screening
Recommended for all students: tetanus, diphtheria,
hepatitis B, varicella, polio, measles, mumps, and
rubella.
Academic Programs
Limited instruction in ESL – not a certified ESL site
May enroll in only 1 distance course per semester
Completion or a reading, writing, math, and computer
assessment prior to finalizing enrollment
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.cowley.edu/admissions/international/Interna
tionalApplication.pdf
Admissions Requirements
High school diploma or GED
Requires bank statement
TOEFL
Computer based:173 or above
Paper based: 500 or above or
Completion of the senior year from an
accredited high school within the US and a
2.0 or higher cumulative GPA
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations $11,384
http://www.dc3.edu/admissions/admission_procedures.htm
Dodge City Community College – Dodge City, KS
Student Services
International Student Organization
Student Demographics
Academic Programs
Foreign students are advised that the college does not
provide special language training, scholarships, or
employment opportunities for foreign students.
Assessment for English language development
(ASSET test of Writing Skills, Michigan Test of English
as a Second Language or TOEFL)
Students at the beginning level of ESL cannot take
regular coursework, except in cosmetology
Students in the ESL intermediate level may only take
certain non-English-intensive courses along with 3-6
hours of ESL as identified by each department
Students at the high intermediate or advanced level
may be enrolled in regular coursework in addition to six
hours of ESL
TOEFL of 450 will place student in intermediate ESL
TOEFL of 500 will place student in high intermediate
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Student Demographics
Health
Health history and immunization record
Required to have a TB skin test upon arrival $20.00
Proof of medical insurance
ESL
TOEFL of 550 need not take ESL unless they so
choose
Miscellaneous Information
http://www.dc3.edu/boardpolicy/404.pdf
http://www.fortscott.edu/frontpage/pdf/catalog.pdf
Fort Scott Community College – Fort Scott , KS
Student Services
International Student Organization
No scholarships or aid
International Students Alumni Campaign
Health
Health history and immunization record
Required TB skin test or X-Ray taken in US
Must have health insurance
Admissions Requirements
Admissions application
English Proficiency (TOEFL)
Computer based:173 or above
Paper based: 500 or above
61 Internet
Proof of graduation
Must have on account with DCCC or at a
Dodge City bank expenses for a full year,
$12,530
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations
International students cannot enter at the
beginning level of ESL
Academic Programs
International students may enroll in up to 18 hours
beyond the ESL class
Non-transferable ESL Courses:
Level I - IV
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
Admissions application
English Proficiency (TOEFL)
Paper based: 450 or above
Students with TOEFL scores of <520 must
enroll in three hours of ESL each semester.
Students will retake the TOEFL at the end of
each semester; once their scores exceed
520, they are not required to enroll in ESL.
Secondary school transcript
Must have on account with local bank at least
$8,000 - $10,000
Proof of Certificate of Deposit
http://www.gcccks.edu/prospective/admissions.html#international
Garden City Community College – Garden City, KS
Student Services
International Club contact: Bill Utz - 276-9510
Bilingual Education Student Organization contact: Itzel
Stewart, 275-3284
Health
Must complete GCCC Health and Immunization
record
Must have a TB test administered after arrival in US
Health insurance required
Student housing requirement for all students:
Health and Immunization record
TB screening
MMR
Meningitis vaccine or waiver
Academic Programs
Statement “…the College does not provide special
language training, and employment opportunities are
limited.”
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.gcccks.edu/prospective/admissions.html#i
nternational
Health
Proof of adequate health insurance
Meningitis vaccination or written documentation from
a doctor or waiver (housing students)
Housing students must complete a health form
Admissions Requirements
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations $10,392
Proof of English Proficiency 61 ibt/500 paper/173 paper
based TOEFL
Proof of Graduation
http://www.highlandcc.edu/pages/admission/international.aspx?id=_3_5&css=HC
C_default
Highland Community College – Highland, KS
Student Services
Student Demographics
Academic Programs
Placement test required for reading, English, and math
http://www.highlandcc.edu/pages/Admission/placement
.aspx
Miscellaneous Information
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
3.0 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale in secondary school
Have evidence of the ability to communicate in English,
which will permit reasonable academic progress,
through the following methods:
Completion of a minimum of 12 weeks in an
approved Intensive Language Center
A score of 520 or better on the writer version or 190
or better on the computer version of TOEFL
Affidavit of support from a sponsor in the US or
abroad
http://wwwcms.hutchcc.edu/www/Admissions/International.aspx?id=4913&
Hutchinson Community College – Hutchison, KS
Student Services
International Student Organization
Health
Health and Immunization history
Must have a TB test administered after arrival in US
Health insurance not required but encouraged
Student housing requirement for all students:
Health and Immunization record
2 MMR
Meningitis vaccine or waiver
Academic Programs
No more than one online/distance class
International Student Advisor Contact: Donita Winters
[email protected]
Orientation/Success Seminar class taught by the
International Advisor
ASSET and Accuplacer tests required upon arrival
Miscellaneous Information
Health
Health
Proof of health insurance required
Must have signed meningitis form
Student housing requirement for all students:
Health and Immunization record
TB screening
MMR
Meningitis vaccine or waiver
Admissions Requirements
International Student Application
$1,500 deposit – to be applied against the first
semester
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations $9,300
Proof of English Proficiency 61 ibt/500 paper/173 paper
based TOEFL
Academic transcript
English Proficiency (TOEFL)
Computer based:173 or above
Paper based: 500 or above
61 Internet
http://www.indycc.edu/international/admissions.htm
Independence Community College – Independence, KS
Student Services
Multicultural Student Organization
Student Demographics
Academic Programs
Assessment test required prior to enrollment
ESL Classes
ESL
Advanced ESL
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
Uses the services of Youth for Understanding
Students from Cultural Academic Student Exchange,
Inc.
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Student Demographics
37 international students
18 countries
Admissions Requirements
Admissions
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations for one year
Proof of English Proficiency 61 ibt/500 paper/173 paper
based TOEFL
Official high school transcript
http://www.usjournal.com/en/students/campuses/jccc.html
Johnson County Community College – Overland Park, KS
Student Services
Specialized language and culture programs
English conversation partner
Housing locator assistance
Orientation session
Academic, visa, and health insurance counseling
Airport pick up
Homestay
Inter Cultural Center Contact: Julie Pitts,
[email protected] (at least 5.5 staff)
International Club
http://web.jccc.net/academic/international/internationalc
lub/
Tibetan-American Friendship Society
Health
Must purchase health, repatriation, and medical
evacuation insurance through JCCC’s exclusive
insurance company, Lewer
Academic Programs
International Education Office Contact: Carolyn Kadel,
Professor [email protected]
Intensive English Program (For ESL learners who want
to improve and strengthen their English proficiency
and cultural understanding for academic, career
enhancing, or personal success.)
15 week courses
Teachers with master’s degrees in Teaching English
as a Second Language and years of teaching
experience
9 Staff/Instructors
Certificate of Completion or Attendance along with
grade transcript
Intensive program - with up to six English classes per
week (18 hours)
Oral communication, pronunciation, writing, reading,
short stories, vocabulary, structure, American idioms
English for Academic Purposes (provide additional
preparation for Second Language English Learners
before beginning College Level courses)
Four-level program
22 professors
577 students
COMPASS ESL required as a prerequisite to
enrolling in Level I or Level II EAP classes
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.gcccks.edu/prospective/admissions.html#i
nternational
http://www.jccc.net/home/depts.php/1419/site/iepagents (Agents & Consultants - JCCC offers
commission to qualified, established recruiting
agencies and consultants interested in helping
students successfully accomplish their English
language goals.)
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Student Demographics
1573 Immigrant and non-immigrant students from 115
countries
Admissions Requirements
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations $18,156
Proof of English Proficiency 61 ibt/500 paper/173 paper
based TOEFL
Proof of Graduation
http://www.labette.edu/stusvcs/International_Students.htm
Labette Community College - Parsons, KS
Student Services
No on-campus housing
Health
Information unavailable on web
Academic Programs
COMPASS placement tests required for all students
who have not taken the ACT
Miscellaneous Information
http://www.labette.edu/stusvcs/Application_Enrollme
nt_Form.pdf
Admissions Requirements
Minimum TOEFL of 520 written or 190 computer based
Proof of graduation from high school or secondary
school
Financial Responsibility form and certified bank
statement providing ability to attend LCC
Original transcript of all school work
http://www.neosho.edu/international_students/index.asp
Neosho Community College – Chanute, KS
Student Services
International Program Coordinator Contact Ann Neff
[email protected]
International students receive first priority for oncampus housing
Provides assistance with problems specific to
international students and promotion in cultural
activities
Advisement for international students
International Student Club
At least 2 cultural events per month
Airport pick up and drop off at 3 airports
Annual style show
Annual thank you dinner for host parents, teachers,
administration
Volunteer activities
Health
Health insurance required
TB and meningitis vaccination required
Student Demographics
Academic Programs
NCC placement test to verify English and math
proficiency
Miscellaneous Information
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Student Demographics
Representing 12 Countries
18 students
Admissions Requirements
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations $10,000
TOEFL 125 computer-based
http://www.cloud.edu/studentservices/admissions/international_students.asp
Pratt Community College
Student Services
Club international
Health
Housing – meningitis shot required
Personal information sheet
Proof of medical insurance
Negative tuberculosis test – skin test or chest X-Ray
after arriving
Academic Programs
Required placement exam
Miscellaneous Information
Forms
http://prattcc.edu/files/file/Admissions%20application%
20page%201.pdf
http://prattcc.edu/files/file/Admissions%20application%
20page%202.pdf
http://prattcc.edu/files/file/Certificate%20of%20financial
%20support.pdf
Seward County Community College – Liberal, KS
Student Services
International Student Organization
Institutional or development foundation scholarships
Health
Recommended for all students: tetanus, diphtheria,
hepatitis B, varicella, polio, measles, mumps, and
rubella.
Health history forms
Recommended meningitis vaccine or waiver
Insurance coverage required
Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
Personal letter
One of the following:
TOEFL 500 paper, 173 computer-based, 61 internet
Completion of ELS 109
APIEL grade 3 or higher
ESL level 9 at the Hays Language Institute
Academic credit of 12 hours or more from a US
Post-Secondary Institution
One year from a US High School with a 2.5 GPA
Transcript which shows that all instruction was
taught in English with a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Prepayment of $5,667
Telephone Interview
http://www.sccc.edu/students/future/international_stud.html
Academic Programs
College level ESL class
Miscellaneous Information
http://www.sccc.edu/pdf_docs/Forms/application%20for
%20admission.pdf
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
TOEFL 500 or English Courses on Transcript
Computer based:173 or above
Paper based: 500 or above
Internet based: 61 or above
Proof of ability to meet financial obligations $3,750 (1
semester)
3 letters of recommendation
Application for Admission
SELECTED US CMOOUNITY COLLEGES
Bellevue Community College - Bellevue, WA
Student Services
5 Advisors dedicated to international students
Evaluations office to review transfer credits (credentials
evaluator)
Scholarships
Office of International Student Programs
At least 3 international recruiters – who travel abroad
International Student Association
International Student Office
Special Programs (non-degree)
Counseling
Health
Bellevue Community College (BCC) requires that all
international students have medical insurance
coverage.
Health insurance waiver available after alternative
insurance is evaluated
Health plan must include both repatriation and
medical evacuation
http://bellevuecollege.edu/isp/docs/QuickFactSheet.pdf
Academic Programs
Intensive English/University Preparation
International Business Professions (1 year course of
study for adults upgrading business and English skills.)
American Association of Intensive English Program,
Certified Intensive English Program
Offers six levels of English language training that bring
learners up to proficient levels in speaking, reading,
writing, listening, and grammar (10 weeks to complete
a level)
ESL Skills
After successful completion of the program and proof of
English proficiency, students can directly transfer into
academic credit classes
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
Assumption of Risk
http://bellevuecollege.edu/isp/docs/AssumptionOfRisk.
doc
Guardianship Appointment
http://bellevuecollege.edu/isp/docs/GuardianshipAppoi
ntment.doc
Medical Release and Release of Liability
http://bellevuecollege.edu/isp/docs/MedicalRelease.do
c
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Student Demographics
>600 international students
Admissions Requirements
Students must have an official bank statement
showing $15,074 for more than one quarter
Essay – career goals
English language proficiency (if entering the college
program)
TOEFL score of 61 (internet), 173 (computer, or
500 (paper);
An IELTS overall band score of 5.0;
Two years of non-ESL English classes in an
American high school or an International school w/
2.5 GPA ;
Successful completion of the BCC Bridge
Program;
An A- grade in the Integrated Skills 5 in the
Intensive English/University preparation program;
or
Successful completion of the highest level at
another Intensive English school with a letter of
recommendation and successful completion of the
Bridge program at BCCC
Edmonds Community College - Lynnwood, WA
Student Services
Scholarships
Homestay opportunities available
Contact: David Cordell, Dean of International Education
[email protected]
Chinese Culture Club, Indonesian Community Club,
International Club, Muslim Student Association,
Vietnamese Student Association
Orientation week – plus additional times for
international students
International student registration
Cultural events – shopping, tours
Health
Requires that all international students have medical
insurance coverage.
May have their own insurance
Students under 18 must have a Medical Release Form
signed by their parents and notarized by a government
agency
http://www.edcc.edu/international/
Academic Programs
Intensive ESL program (5 levels)
Short-term programs: ESL, special interest classes
such as Computers, Travel/Tourism, Business, and
recreational activities as well as homestays
International High School and College Year - Age - 16
years old or over. Student under 18 must live in
Edmonds CC Housing unless their parents fill out the
Alternative Accommodation Form
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
Admissions
http://www.edcc.edu/international/_pdf/application.pdf
Medical release
http://www.edcc.edu/international/_pdf/medical.pdf
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Student Demographics
788 international students from 45 different countries
Admissions Requirements
Students must be proficient in English to enter the
High School Completion Program and College
Program. No TOEFL required. Instead students take
the Edmonds English Placement assessment upon
arrival and are assigned appropriate classes.
Students must have an official bank statement
showing $17,514, at least 8 administrators (including
a fiscal officer) dedicated to program
Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ
Student Services
Required orientation prior to Fall and Spring semesters
Must arrive 2 weeks ahead of classes for special
testing, advising, and academic course planning
International Students Association
International Week
Fieldtrips
International Student Office
International Student Center (one stop)
Advisement (academic, immigration, housing, transfer)
Newsletter
$25 International student activity fee
Limited College scholarships after completing 12 units
of college credit
Limited number of on-campus part-time jobs for
international students
World culture Week
Health
Health form completed (completed by physician)
TB test
Optional: MMR, tetanus, hepatitis B (3 doses)
Health insurance required either from college or
comparable – must cover a minimum of $100,000 per
injury/and at least $100,000 per illness to include
hospitalization coverage and global/overseas
recognition of the plan
http://www.glendale.edu/international.htm
http://www.studyusa.com/factshts/glendale.asp
Academic Programs
No intensive English programs, students must have
minimum TOEFL score and/or completion of an
“Advance Level” from selected English Schools
College Credit English as a Second Language Division
English as a Second Language program following
admission to degree program – includes grammar,
writing, speaking, and listening skills (5 levels of ESL
courses based on students ESL Placement Test)
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.glendale.edu/international/IAppForm07.pdf
(includes Health Form)
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Student Demographics
>550 international students
Admissions Requirements
Students must have an official bank statement of
$17,171 for one Academic Year
TOEFL (450) or CBT 133), or iBT (45) score
One page student essay
Homestay Placement Company for placement with
American host families (no dorms)
Students under 18 must have a guardian over the age
of 21 living in Los Angeles County
Highline Community College – Des Moines, WA
Student Services
Online advisor (for international students)
Student orientation
Scholarships available
Student handbook
http://www.highline.edu/stuserv/international/arrivalOrie
ntation/internationalStudentHandbook.htm
Thunderworld International Student Resource Center
International Leadership Student Council –
coordinators of the various student service activities
International village – social club
Conversation Pal – students matched in groups of 2 or
3 to hang out and get to know each other for 1 hour per
week
Online advisor
2 Full-time advisors at Thunderworld Center
Contact: Mike Gruberg: [email protected]ighline.edu
GlobalFest - cultural celebration, food, activities
Movie Fridays – free movie, popcorn, discussion
International student news letter
Volunteer bank – volunteer opportunities for
international students
International student dormitory
Health
Insurance required
Can have their own insurance
http://www.highline.edu/stuserv/international/aboutUs/index.htm
Academic Programs
Kaplan Aspect English Programs (Oxford and
Northstar curriculum) – immersion in an all English
environment
Intensive English
English plus a college degree
Foundation program
COMPASS test required
Miscellaneous Information
http://www.highline.edu/stuserv/international/admissi
ons/applyOnline.htm
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
Current bank statement showing at least $16,500 for
one year
TOEFL score of at least 480 PBT, 157 CBT or 54 IBT
Conditional acceptance to Highline Community
College until completion of Kaplan (students can take
up to 5 credits while improving their English)
COMPASS test required
Kirkwood Community College – Cedar Rapids, IA
Student Services
International Studies Office
International Student Club
Committee that focuses on the success of
international students
Contact Connie Mays, International Programs
Director [email protected]
International student advisor
International student orieintation (campus tour,
shopping, meet faculty and staff, social customs, etc.)
Health
Health insurance required (students without will be
billed for Kirkwood insurance)
http://www.kirkwood.edu/international/
Academic Programs
Award-winning English Language Acquisition program
(2002 ACIIE Award for Best Comprehensive Global Ed
Program)
Placement test required
Miscellaneous Information
http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/637/is_supplem
ental_information_form.pdf
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Student Demographics
Over 100 different countries
More than 500 international students
Admissions Requirements
Application form
Transcripts
Financial guarantee letter ($17,064) included ELA
program and tuition
TOEFL score of 61 (internet), 173 (computer, or 500
(paper) or
ACT placement with a writing score of 15 or higher or
SAT score of 290 or higher
Students without any placement test will be required
to take the Compass/ESL placement test at Kirkwood
before registering for class
Lane Community College - Eugene, OR
Student Services
Multicultural Center
Orientation to life in the United States
Counseling
Social activities
Tutoring with native speakers
International student counselor
Homestay ($500/mo.)
Friendship families
Community orientations
Cultural and social events
Airport pickups
Contact: International student Coordinator Beth
Schenderlein, Email: [email protected]
Health
http://lanecc.edu/stuser/internat.htm
Academic Programs
International English as a Second Language Program
8 levels of comprehensive English
Offers supplemental classes in reading, writing,
TOEFL preparation, computer lab, the Crossroads
Café video series, conversations, and civics
Academic advising
Credit or non credit
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://lanecc.edu/stuser/intlpkt.pdf
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Student Demographics
Students from more than 40 different nations
Approximately 300 or 3% of student body
Admissions Requirements
TOEFL minimum 53 on iBT, 153 on computer, or 475
on paper or IELTS score of 5.5 or ETEP Eiken Pre1st Grade
TOEFL < 500 (173 on computer) requires two
courses to improve English
TOEFL between 500 (173) and 520 (190) requires
one course to improve English skills
Academic records
Financial verification – bank statement showing first
year’s expenses on deposit $18,710
Placement tests required (same as other noninternational students)
Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City, MO
Student Services
Scholarships available
Cultural Awareness Resource Center
Contact: Ms. Bobbie Gustin, Coordinator
[email protected]
Cultural Awareness Club
http://mcckc.edu/home.asp?qlinks=International+Students
Academic Programs
Students who need additional English assistance will
Penn Valley's Applied Language Institute for English as
a Second Language courses in reading, writing,
vocabulary, and speaking. TOEFL is not required for
admission.
Student Demographics
Intensive ESL program offered at all levels of
instruction: beginning, intermediate, and advanced
Health
Health
http://mcckc.edu/home.asp?qlinks=International+Curre
nt+HealthCare
Required to purchase comprehensive insurance plan
through The Lewer Agency, Inc.
Insurance provides access to Walgreen’s “Take Health
Care Centers”
The Applied Language Institute at MCC-PV offers
comprehensive English as a Second Language
instructional programs for academic, personal or
professional purposes.
Grammar, composition, reading/ vocabulary and
speaking/ listening are available at the beginning,
intermediate and advanced levels.
All English language learners must take placement
tests, including oral, written, and reading assessments
to determine appropriate course placement.
Contact at Penn Valley [email protected]
Miscellaneous Information
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Admissions Requirements
Current bank statement showing at least $13,000 for
one year
Transcripts
Affidavit of support
TOEFL not required
Copy of passport ID page
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
Student Services
International Student Affairs Office (7 staff)
Contact: [email protected] Diane M. Viverito,
Director
Airport arrival assistance
International student orientation week
Housing assistance and host home program
Academic advising (specialized staff)
Social and cultural trips
Tutoring
Immigration advising
Contact and services for alumni
Community orientation
Health
International Student Group Medical Insurance Policy
– automatically enrolled in policy $764 per year
Included evacuation
http://www.morainevalley.edu/International/
Academic Programs
TEOFL Exam required 450 paper, 133 computer;
LOEP test required
Intensive English Language Program
Four days/week
20 hours of instruction/week
3 levels
Listening, speaking, grammar and reading skills
Comprehensive language laboratory
3 instructors, 1 staff
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.morainevalley.edu/international/pdfs/01160%20IntAp%20pdf..pdf
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Student Demographics
> 300 international students from 45 countries
Admissions Requirements
TOEFL score can be submitted and is recommended.
Minimum score of 213 (computer) or 79-80 (internetbased)
Students must have an official bank statement
showing $$15,750
School records
Essay
Pikes Peak Community College – Colorado Springs, CO
Student Services
No scholarships available
No housing available
International Students Club
English Language Institute advisor
Multicultural retention specialist (for minority students)
Health
Requires accident and medical insurance coverage
http://www.ppcc.edu/prospective-students/special-assistanceprograms/international-students/
Academic Programs
Students are expected to earn at least a 2.0 GPA each
semester
English Language Institute (intensive English) for
students who: are planning to go to an American
college or university, need to improve English skills for
the work environment, and/or are interested in
improving their ability to ready, write, and speak
English
Placement exam required
Contact Andy Likins (English Language Institute)
719.502.3535
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.ppcc.cccoes.edu/AdmissionsEnrollment/Fo
rms/?Show=InternationalStudents
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
TOEFL minimum 450 (written) or 133 (computer)
Minimum score of 60% on the Michigan Test of English
Proficiency
Minimum 500 TOEIC score
Transcripts showing graduation from an English
language school approved by the College
Application for Admission
Proof of financial support ($20,500/year):
Personal/Family/Sponsor
Scholarship/Loan
Government or Employer
International Student Application
Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Student Services
Conversation and reading club
International Student Services Office
Admissions
Academic and immigration advisement
Cultural programming
ISS dedicated staff
Mandatory new student orientation and International
Student Orientation
Health
Must purchase insurance through college and must
maintain throughout enrollment
http://www.valenciacc.edu/international/students/
Academic Programs
Intensive English Program
Six-level English for Academic Purposes program (4
semester long courses per level: speech, reading,
writing, grammar)
Center for Global Languages for non-degree seeking
students
Degree seeking and non-degree seeking programs
College Placement Test (CPT) required for degree
seeking students
Miscellaneous Information
Misc. Forms
http://www.valenciacc.edu/international/students/forms
.asp
Admissions
http://www.valenciacc.edu/admissions/documents/Inter
nationalApplication2007.pdf
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Student Demographics
Students from over 93 nations
Admissions Requirements
Official high school transcripts with evaluation
Declaration of finance - Students must have an official
bank statement showing $24,000 per academic year
Sponsor letter
International student agreement
TOEFL >450 (paper, 133 (computer, 45 (internet)
Applicants who enroll in English for Academic
Purposes (EAP) must present a TOEFL >450 (paper,
133 (computer, 45 (internet)
Level of English Proficiency (LOEP) exam is required
Kansas Universities
Emporia State University – Emporia, KS
Student Services
International Club
9 culture specific clubs
Multicultural Events
International Choir
International Speakers Bureau
Multicultural Workshops
Sakae Institute of Study Abroad – provides 8 week
classes for Japanese and Chinese students. Intensive
English, cultural programming, physical activity, and 1
academic course
International student orientation
Health
Health insurance available
Recommends evidence of immunizations
http://www.emporia.edu/oie/intlstudschol.htm
Academic Programs
Intensive English Program is designed to aid students
who need to improve their English skills before
entering an academic program
Intermediate and advanced level courses in reading,
grammar, writing, and speaking
Miscellaneous Information
Contact: Asst VP for International Education
James Harter - [email protected]
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Student Demographics
157 students
46 countries
Admissions Requirements
Application form
Academic credentials
TOEFL
Financial statement
Written statement of purpose
Letters of recommendation
Copy of information page from passport
Fort Hays State University – Hays, KS
Student Services
Friendship Family Program (friendship with local
families – not Homestay)
International Fair and International Education Week
Speakers Bureau Program
SPICE Series (food, culture, clothing, etc.)
Tiger Transport
International Student Union
Rotary Scholarship
Health
Health insurance available
Recommends evidence of immunizations
http://www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege/admissions/international/index.htm
Academic Programs
English as a Second Language Center (Contact:
Mehran Shahidi, Director [email protected]) –
provides maximum listening, speaking, reading, and
writing skills in a supportive learning environment.
Outcomes:
become fluent in spoken and written English
succeed in passing English competency exams
be prepared for undergraduate or graduate study at
FHSU
Learn about culture and traditions
Miscellaneous Information
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Student Demographics
Admissions Requirements
English proficiency requirements
http://www.fhsu.edu/international/esl.shtml or
Successful completion of ESL programs from:
University of North Texas – IELI
San Diego State University – ALI
KAPLAN International Centers
The Language Company Schools
EF International Language Schools
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