International Students

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International Students must apply by May 1 for the fall semester; August 1 for the spring semester. All application components must be complete prior to the issue of an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for non-immigrant F-1 student status

A complete application includes the following components:

  • Completed Admissions Application, submitted (mail, delivered, web) to the Admission Office
  • $30 one-time non-refundable application fee paid by providing the DCC Admissions Office with a valid credit card (Visa or Master Card) number and expiration date.
  • Official high school transcripts from an accredited high school, with graduation date posted, must bear the official school seal and signature, and be sent directly to the Dawson Community College Office of Admissions; if not in English must be accompanied by an official translation. Transcripts submitted cannot be released or duplicated, as they remain the property of the originating institution.
  • Official transcripts from each previously attended college, if applicable, must be sent directly to the Dawson Community College Office of Admissions; if not in English must be accompanied by an official translation from an outside source such as www.edupass.org. Transcripts submitted cannot be released or duplicated, as they remain the property of the originating institution.
  • Students born after December 31, 1956, must submit a physician-validated record of two (2) MMR immunizations, diphtheria, tetanus, and skin testing for tuberculosis; if not in English must be accompanied by an official translation.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit official results on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. The minimum score accepted is 500 on the paper-based test, 173 on the computer-based test, and 61 on the internet-based test. More information about this test may be obtained from The Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 899, Princeton, New Jersey, 08540 U.S.A. or on the web at http://www.ets.org/toefl. Score reports submitted cannot be released or duplicated, as they remain the property of the originating company.
  • A completed DCC Source of Support form with accompanying financial documentation, which certifies that funding, is available to cover all estimated expenses for one calendar year. This documentation should consist of an original bank or employer’s letter on official letterhead. Photocopies of financial documentation are not acceptable.
  • Completed Student Housing application.
  • $150 housing deposit. Payment must be made by providing the DCC Admissions Office with a valid credit card (Visa or Master Card) number and expiration date.
  • COMPASS Assessment scores upon arrival on campus.
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