Applying (International Students)

Application Requirements

Before being considered for admission to JSC, all international students must:


Admission Process

Complete and Submit the application requirements listed above.

An Admission Officer will review your application and other submitted documentation. The review process may take up to 4 weeks.

If you are admitted to Johnson State College, a $300 deposit is required. When the deposit is received the I-20 will be issued.

Fill out the I-901 form and make an appointment for an interview with the U.S. Embassy in your country to apply for the F-1/ student VISA.

You will need the following items for your interview:
1. The official letter of acceptance to Johnson State College
2. Certificate of Eligibility (I-20)
3. The original copy of the your Financial Documentation
4. The I-901 fee receipt
5. Passport

It may take several weeks until you receive your student visa (F-1 VISA)

Application Deadlines

Johnson State College accepts and reviews applications for undergraduate and graduate study from international students on a year-round basis.

However, we recommend that you submit your application materials by the following priority deadlines to give yourself ample time to arrange for immigration paperwork to be processed.

Undergraduate Student Priority Deadlines

Fall semester (August — December): March 1
Spring semester (January — May): November 1

Graduate Student Priority Deadlines

Fall semester: April 1
Spring semester: July 1
Summer semester: November 1

Mailing Address

Office of Admissions
Johnson State College
337 College Hill
Johnson, VT 05656



Elga Gruner, M.Ed.
Assistant Director of Admissions
International Admissions Coordinator
Phone: 802-635-2356

Helpful Links

For more information about obtaining a student visa, visit

For other immigration-related topics, visit the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Web site at