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Application for Admissions for International Students - Complete and submit the Southwestern Community College International Student Online Application for Admission

Transcripts - Official records of attendance and transcripts for ALL schools, English language programs, and colleges attended.


Transcripts and other documentation must be translated into English. Any transcript issued in a language other than English must be evaluated by an agency such as the Education Credential Evaluators or InCred.

International Transfer Students -- Complete and submit the International Transfer-In Form, an official transcript from your current institution, copy of current visa, copy of I-20 and copy of I-94.

International Financial Statement - Financial verification showing your (or sponsor’s) ability to meet ALL educational and living expenses that you incur while attending Southwestern.Admissions Requirements - Please see the "Admissions Requirements" web page for details regarding transcripts, as well as college entrance testing information.

English Proficiency Form - You must show evidence of English proficiency required by the college.

The student must also submit:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Exam by achieving a minimum score of 61 on the Internet-based test, 173 on the computer-based test, or 500 on the paper-based test; or
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) academic module score of 6; or
  • Official transcript from an accredited college/university in the United States  showing successful completion of a freshman level English course.

Additional requirements in some areas of study may be required (see SWCC College Catalog for program specific requirements).