PLEASE NOTE: International Student Admission does not admit F-1 visa summer semester start or transfer, due to to F-1 via full-time status requirement.
The admissions process involves the following steps:
If applying from inside the U.S., applicants may complete Century College’s Accuplacer-ESL.
International students with an F-1 visa status must purchase or have health insurance while enrolled at Century College. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system offers a health insurance plan for F-1 visa students. Students may purchase the health insurance plan at Century College upon arrival.
International students are not eligible for federal student financial aid; however, students may apply for campus-based scholarships if they meet eligibility criteria for an individual scholarship(s).
Students outside of the US will receive an acceptance letter and official signed I-20 form via airmail to their home address for the visa application. Students must also register the I-20 form SEVIS ID number online and pay the SEVIS fee in the amount of $200.00 USD. Students must schedule a visa interview at a US Embassy or Consulate upon SEVIS ID online registration fee payment.
Transfer students will receive an acceptance letter to request a SEVIS record transfer to Century College with their current school. Transfer students will receive a new issue I-20 form upon successful SEVIS record transfer to Century College.
Assessment tests are required of all new students, and are used to place students in the appropriate courses in math, reading and English.
Assessment tests are scheduled regularly throughout the year.
Accepted students will receive notification of New Student Orientation via email. Students must select and register for an orientation to complete course registration.
Please Note: Before attending new student orientation, students will need to complete assessment testing. Bring assessment results to your orientation session.
In addition to the general new student orientation session, all F-1 international students will be required to attend a mandatory international student orientation. This meeting is normally held about a few days before classes start. A separate invitation letter will be mailed to you.