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International Student Instructions

As an International student, you have to meet certain requirements in order to study at Pima as a full-time F-1 student. Follow these steps and we'll get you on your way to a rewarding academic experience.



Fill out and sign an Application for Admission for International Students.

   Application deadlines:
      Fall Semester - June 1
      Spring Semester - October 1
      Summer Semester - April 1


Pay Application Fee

Send $25 as a non-refundable application fee. We accept


Provide Proof of Financial Support

Fill out the Affidavit of Financial Support. The affidavit must be verified with a bank seal or submitted with an official bank statement.

In the Affidavit of Support, the student must show that the student or a sponsor has the available funds for one entire academic year.


Submit TOEFL Score

Have an official TOEFL score - minimum 61 ibt/173 cbt/500 pbt - sent to Pima. The Pima Community College school code is 4623 - Dept. 00.

The TOEFL test is not required for the study of English as a Second Language (ESL).


Provide Transcripts

Send official secondary school (American high school equivalent) records and transcripts, properly translated into English by an International Credentials Evaluator.


Provide Copy of Passport

Provide a copy of your current passport.


Mail or Fax Materials

You can mail these materials to:

International Student Services
Pima Community College
2202 W. Anklam Road, Room C-157
Tucson AZ 85709-0130

You may instead send a facsimile (fax) of the materials to 01-520-206-3265.