International Student Application
Are you an international student seeking admission with an F-1 student visa?
If so, select one of the application packets depending on the type of applicant you are from the choices below.
Before you are admitted to Tri-C and receive a Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status, or Form I-20, the college requires that you submit all of the items found in the application packet in the "International Student Checklist for Admission" by the deadline listed below.
All applications materials and required documents must be mailed OR submitted to the Coordinator by appointment at the campus you plan to attend. We do NOT accept scanned or emailed application items.
English Language Proficiency testing is required for both F-1 Academic Admission and for English as a Second Language Training Admission. Click here to find the required tests and minimum score requirements for English language proficiency.
View our current Academic Calendar where you can find dates for our Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.
Deadlines to submit your application
- Summer 2018 - Change of Status applicants - April 27, 2018
- Summer 2018 - Transfer students - May 11, 2018
- Fall 2018 - New Overseas students (out-of-country) - July 20, 2018
- Fall 2018 - Change of Status applicants - July 20, 2018
- Fall 2018 - Transfer students - August 10, 2018
Application Packets for Admission to Tri-C
The applications listed above are in Adobe PDF format*
*If you do not have Adobe Acrobat, download a free copy.
Financial Information for F-1 Applicants - Before an international student is admitted to Cuyahoga Community College, the student or student’s sponsor must provide documentation that the necessary funds are available for tuition and living expenses.
Click here to see the tuition fee schedule for international students (the same as for "out of state residents"). F-1 students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester at Cuyahoga Community College in order to maintain visa status. At least 9 of these 12 credits must be in-person, face-to-face classes that physically meet.