Policy 5220B

ADMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The College welcomes international students who, in addition to meeting the general requirements for admission, have demonstrated the necessary English language skills, have proved they are financially able to meet the costs of attendance, and have submitted a health statement signed by a physician.

Adopted: November 10, 1976
Revised: May 25, 1978
Revised: November 18, 1982
Revised: May 26, 1988
Revised: March 9, 2006
Reformatted: April 28, 2011

Procedure 5220B

ADMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

To be admitted, international students must meet the general requirements and also submit to the Admissions office proof of their English language skills, their financial responsibility, and their health. Western Wyoming Community College international student admission requirements will be in compliance with current immigration laws.

English Ability
The College requires student to have a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score as described in the College catalog or to achieve ESL advanced standing to level 107. Students below that level may enter the College’s English As a Second Language Program.

Financial Responsibility
Students must establish their financial responsibility by providing a financial statement and commitment equivalence to one full academic year’s expenses. These expenses include tuition, fees, books, room, board and health insurance. Not included in this sum are the expenses for the student’s personal needs or for transportation. The Admissions office will annually announce the amount required. International students must also pay the application fee as established by the Board of Trustees.

Health
Students must submit a signed statement from a physician.

Medical
Insurance All international students must have medical insurance. Proof of international coverage or purchase of the College’s insurance is required.

Acceptance
After the Admissions office has received the information described above, it will notify students about its decision. Students that are accepted will receive an official letter of acceptance and a Certificate of Eligibility (form I-20) for obtaining a visa.

Adopted: November 10, 1976
Revised: May 25, 1978
Revised: November 18, 1982
Approved: May 26, 1988
Revised: March 9, 2006
Reformatted: April 28, 2011

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