The Application packet is available to download and print *here.
The application packet consist of the following forms:
Admission for Fall Semester: Students must complete all admissions requirements no later than June 1 of the year of intended enrollment. Students who meet the deadline will be notified as soon as possible of their admission status.
Admission for Spring Semester: Students must complete all admissions requirements no later than November 1 to be admitted for the Spring semester. Students who meet the deadline will be notified as soon as possible of their admission status.
Students are strongly encouraged to submit the application and supporting documents during the month prior to but no later than the deadlines: June 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.
All international students are required to pay a US$100.00 non- refundable application fee payable in the form of an international or US money order or by using the Application Fee Payment Form.
1. Each international student must submit *verification of financial stability. The verification must indicate the ability of the student to finance each year's education and living expenses to the satisfaction of the International Student Advisor (normally $17,500 a school year for two semesters).
2. An international student attending the college must pay all mandatory fees, including nonresident tuition, enrollment fees and health services fees.
3. Financial aid is not available to F-1 visa international students. However, international students are eligible to apply for scholarships to defray the cost of attending college in the United States.
4. An international student may not accept off-campus employment while attending college unless approval is granted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the International Student Advisor.
1. Students must be in good health and free of communicable diseases. The "*Report of Health Examination" form or a medical examination report by a physician must be submitted prior to admission. The medical examination must certify immunization against polio, diphtheria, measles, rubella, and tetanus, and must provide tuberculosis clearance.
2. Each student must present and maintain satisfactory evidence of an active medical insurance policy while in attendance.
1. An international student must have graduated from high school (or its equivalent) with a GPA of 2.0 ("C") or better.
2. Students who have obtained a GED (General Education Development) must have attained a minimum score of 45.
3. Transcripts of all previous secondary and college/university education must be filed, including an English translation of the transcript, before an application will be considered.
Students who are residing in the United States on other than F-1 student visas must comply with all restrictions on total units enrolled as specified by the Department of Homeland Security.
A transfer student from another accredited United States college or university must:
Director of Admissions and Records
Residency and International Student Admissions Supervisor
Adrienne Aeria Dines
International Student Advisor
To be considered for admission, an international student whose native language is not English must present a minimum International TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 173 on the computerized version, 61 for internet iBT, or 500 on the paper version. Students may petition to waive the TOEFL requirement under one of the following conditions:
Advanced Degrees: An international student in possession of an Associate Degree or its equivalent (completion of about 60 semester units) may be considered beyond the course offerings of Mesa College and is encouraged to apply to a four-year college or university.