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Admission of International Students

 

A. Prior to being issued an I-20 form, an International Student must present to the Admissions Office the following:

1. A notarized copy of a VISA recognized and accepted by the United States Government;
2. An official translated copy of the student’s high school transcript (and college transcript, if applicable);
3. A total score of 173 on the computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), a total score of 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL, a total score of 500 on the paper-based TOEFL, or a minimum score ranging from 5.5-6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports are required;
4. A signed, notarized statement verifying adequate financial support;
5. Documentation demonstrating adequate health and life insurance which must be maintained during all periods of enrollment; and
6. An Application for Admission to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.
  Note: All of these admission requirements must be on file in the Admissions Office before an I-20 can be issued.


B. Transfer of International Students

1. Transfer students must fulfill all admission requirements listed in (A) above.
2. Submit a Transfer Clearance Form to the Admissions Office from the college or university previously enrolled.
3. Immigration laws require each international student to attend the college from which he/she received an I-20 for at least one term (semester) before transferring to another college or university.
4. A student officially transferring to another institution cannot return to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College as I-20 forms are issued for only one institution. A student may be enrolled in only one institution during one given term (semester). Transient students are not accepted.
5. To receive a degree from Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, an International student must earn English composition credit at the College.


C. An International Student entering on a Visa R-E2 must present to the Admissions Office the following:

1. A notarized copy of VISA R-E2;
2. An official, translated copy of the student’s high school transcript (and college transcript, if applicable);
3. A total score of 173 on the computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), a total score of 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL, a total score of 500 on the paper-based TOEFL, or a minimum score ranging from 5.5-6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports are required;
4. Documentation demonstrating adequate health and life insurance which must be maintained during all periods of enrollment;
5. An Application for Admission to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.
Note: All of these requirements must be on file in the Admissions Office before admission is complete.

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.