Applying (International Students)
Before being considered for admission to JSC, all international students must:
- Complete, sign and submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission or International Application for Graduate Admission;
- Submit required academic credentials. These include academic records in the original languages as well as a certified English translation;
- Demonstrate proficiency in the English language by submitting an official TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson score report;
- Submit financial documentation equal to at least one year’s expenses.
- Submit one letter of recommendation (three letters of recommendation are required for students applying to a graduate program);
Submit one writing sample.
Students’ applications will not be evaluated until all of the above documentation is received by the Office of Admissions.
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
It may take several weeks until you receive your student visa (F-1 VISA)
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
Office of Admissions
Johnson State College
337 College Hill
Johnson, VT 05656
Elga Gruner, M.Ed.
Assistant Director of Admissions
International Admissions Coordinator
For more information about obtaining a student visa, visit http://travel.state.gov/visa/
For other immigration-related topics, visit the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Web site at www.uscis.gov.