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International Student

Steps to enroll for International students

International students are students here on an F-1 student visa. International students interested in studying at Clark College must first check with the International Programs office to see whether they are eligible. More information can be found on our International Office webpage.

Steps to Enroll

Complete Clark College’s International Programs Application

International students interested in studying at Clark College will submit the application, that includes: personal, educational, and program information, as well as financial verification and additional questions.

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Submit a non-refundable application fee.

Submitting your International Programs Application, you must pay the $80 (US Dollar) non-refundable application fee.

Submit passport, transcripts and other documentation

After the completion of your application and application fee, please email the following documents to

  • Copy of passport photo page
  • Unofficial transcripts from current or most recent school attended
  • Proof of financial support for one year of study and all living expenses. If your financial sponsor lives in the U.S., the sponsor’s bank statement is required and you may submit Form I-134.
  • Proof of English Proficiency (see Step 4 below)

Proof of English Proficiency

Proof of English proficiency is required for admission to academic (college-level) programs. Proof of English proficiency can be demonstrated by the following:

  • TOEFL: 61 iBT or higher (minimum 17 on writing section). Clark College TOEFL test ID code: 4055
  • IELTS: 5.5 or higher (no band lower than 5.0)
  • STEP EIKEN: Score of 2A or higher
  • Cumulative U.S. High School GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Completion of a U.S. college or university level English course (equivalent to English 101) with a C grade (2.0) or higher.
  • Completion of Clark College IELP (Intensive English Language Program) level 091 with a C grade (2.0 GPA) or higher.

International Transfer Students (transferring students currently in the US already)

If you are a student transferring to Clark College from another U.S. school, you must submit all of the above items, plus these additional items:

Attend International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation is required for all newly admitted international students and includes visa support. Read more about what to expect at Orientation.

Advising and Registration 

After attending Orientation, you will receive advising help choosing appropriate classes based on your academic goals and abilities.

International students are responsible for being enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits) every term unless you have an approved vacation term. College-level students must take at least 9 of their required 12 credits as in-person classes, not online. International Programs provides computers and individual support with online registration.

Not an International student?

If you are not an International student, you may have different steps you need to follow. Review our options to determine what type of student you are and get the correct steps for you!

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