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Welcome to Fox Valley Technical College. Come and discover the success that hundreds of our international students experience with us each year as they learn English and pursue a degree.
Fox Valley Technical College does not offer on-campus housing options. The International Student Services Office provides assistance for international students looking for housing while studying at FVTC. There are three housing options available to you:
1. Hotel Accommodations (extended stay)
2. Host Family
If you are in need of assistance, please complete the International Student Housing Application. For more information, contact the Global Education and Services department at ISSO@fvtc.edu.
Download and complete the International Student Application (PDF).
Provide an official copy of a high school diploma or completion certificate; translated into English if necessary.
Provide transcripts and a U.S. credential evaluation report through a U.S. evaluation service. Evaluation services such as Education Credential Evaluators (www.ece.org) or World Education Services (www.wes.org) are needed ONLY when wanting to transfer credits into Fox Valley Technical College from a non-U.S. University.
Provide TOEFL scores. TOEFL scores are NOT needed if enrolling into the Intensive English Program.
• Minimum TOEFL scores needed for entering an Associate in Applied Science Degree Program:
o 520 on paper-based test
o 190 on computer-based test
o 68 on Internet-based test
• Non-native English speakers who meet the minimum TOEFL requirements should enroll in ‘Bridge’ courses during the first semester at Fox Valley Technical College. ‘Bridge’ courses receive additional assistance from an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor and are designed for students transitioning from ESL to non-ESL courses.
Complete Official Certification of Source of Funds and Amount (PDF) form. A bank statement verifying funds available to cover educational expenses totaling $17,500.00 (U.S. Dollars) should be submitted with the form.
Provide an official bank statement or a notarized letter from a financial institution; translated in English if needed, verifying funds are available to cover all educational and living expenses for one academic year. Currency or currency equivalencies must be shown in U.S. Dollars.
An explanation of the $17,500.00 (U.S. Dollars) cost breakdown is as follows:
Provide copy of current, non-expired Passport. The same is required for each dependent if necessary.
Complete the following steps if you are a current F-1 international student studying in the U.S.A.
Mail ALL completed and required documents together to the address below. Check or money orders may be sent separately via postal mail. An I-20 WILL NOT be processed without the $50 International Admissions Processing Fee. Illegible applications WILL NOT be processed.
• Scanned documents can also be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon receiving your I-20 and welcome packet from Fox Valley Technical College, schedule an interview with the U.S. Embassy and present the I-20 and letters of support at your embassy visit. The embassy decides whether or not to grant an F-1 Student Visa. Please contact your regional EducationUSA advisor as you prepare for your embassy visit. Visit www.educationusa.info to locate your nearest EducationUSA Center.
Prior to your scheduled visa interview, you must pay a $200 SEVIS I-901 F-1 Visa Fee. Information regarding this fee and how to pay it may be found by visiting the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website at: www.ice.gov/sevis/i901.
Once you are granted the F-1 Student Visa, contact email@example.com immediately to notify Fox Valley Technical College of your pending arrival date. Check-in with Global Education and Services immediately upon arrival to Appleton, Wisconsin and Fox Valley Technical College.
Arrive to campus by the date noted in the acceptance letter contained within your welcome packet, and attend the mandatory one-credit, one-week International Student Campus and Community Orientation Course. F-1 students may arrive NO MORE THAN 30 days before this date. You will be admitted to Fox Valley Technical College as a general undergraduate student until ALL remaining requirements are complete. Students registering late will have limited course selection and may need to enroll in courses unrelated to their intended field of study. All international students MUST be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester to maintain F-1 status.
Step-by-Step International Admission Process (PDF)
Proceso de admisiones internacionales
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Appleton, Wisconsin | United States of America
Apply by May 15
Apply by October 15
Fox Valley Technical College
Global Education & Services
TOTAL PER YEAR
*International students must enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per semester
**Estimated cost of books and supplies, estimated housing/meals per year (2013/2014 tuition cost)
Maintaining Status (PDF)
F-1 Visa Information (PDF)
F-1 Orientation (PDF)
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Checklist (PDF)
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Checklist (PDF)
Reinstatement Procedure (PDF)
Club Adviser: Aaron Gorenc
920-735-4728 | firstname.lastname@example.org