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International Students - How to Apply

As an international student, you have to meet certain requirements in order to study at Pima Community College as a full-time, F-1 student.

Follow these steps and we'll get you on your way to a rewarding academic experience.

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Step 1: Apply

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

Step 2: Provide Proof of Financial Support

Fill out the Affidavit of Support form. 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 the length of study selected.

Step 3: 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).

Step 4: Provide Transcripts

Send official secondary school (American high school equivalent) records and transcripts, properly translated into English.

Step 5: Provide Copy of Passport

Provide a copy of your current passport.