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International Student

You wish to attain an F-1 student visa and work towards a degree at Columbia State.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester: November 15 of previous year
  • Fall Semester: July 15 of same year

International Student Application Steps

  • Complete Paper Application
    • Can be printed or picked up at any campus location.
  • Submit English Proficiency Test
    • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit test results. Test results must be within the last two years.
  • Request your official college and secondary school transcripts be sent directly to Enrollment Services. (Must be certified English translations.)
  • Complete and submit Medical Form.
    • Provide documentation ot two doses of Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and two doses of Varicella (chickenpox). Please review the Certificate of Immunization (MMR) form for all exceptions.
    • Provide verification of freedom from tuberculosis (TB) through a TB skin test and/or chest X-ray. The certificate must be from a licensed physician or other medical authority and submitted within 30 days from the first day of classes to continue enrollment.
  • Provide proof that you can pay (Declaration Form)
    • International applicants must demonstrate they have sufficient funds to cover tuition, fees and living expenses while they are a student at Columbia State. All documents must be in English with balances specifically stated in U.S. dollars (USD).
  • Purchase Medical and Hospitalization Insurance.

What's Next?

  • A confirmation letter will be sent via email and postal mail. Your Columbia State ID (aka "A number") will be included.
  • Already admitted? Click International Student checklist for next steps.