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Admission Requirements

Before international students may be admitted, the following items must be completed:

Submit a Student Application form.

2. Submit an original financial statement certifying the sources and amounts of funding available, including the amount in U.S. dollars. All bank statements, affidavits of support, etc. must have been issued within six (6) months of the time the student applies for admission. International students must show proof of funds on deposit for the total cost of two (2) semesters of study at NCCC. Proof of funds must be no less than $14,000.

3. Submit original copies of all academic credentials (secondary school records, diplomas, and any previous college or trade school transcripts). Official notarized translated copies must be sent for all non-English credentials. To be official, each copy must bear the original stamp or seal and a signature of a school officer or other authorized official attesting that it is a true copy of the original document. The name of the institution where a student is currently enrolled must also be included along with that transcript. Records from U.S. or Canadian schools must be official copies sent directly from the registrar’s office to the office of international services at NCCC.

4. Submit a non-refundable application/processing fee of $75 (must be in U.S. dollars) required to process the students application – must be received before admission is granted.

5. Upon arrival to the College, take the NCCC placement test to verify English and math proficiency before enrolling in classes.

6. Complete the TOEFL exam. Provide proof of English Proficiency-

  • Submit TOEFL score or other verification of English proficiency such as IELTS, CELT, SAT, ACT, NCCC recommends the following minimum scores: IELTS 6.0+, CELT 200+, TOEFL written 500+, TOEFL computer based 173+, and TOEFL Internet based 61+.
  • Completion and transfer of a course that satisfies the NCCC English Composition 1 class requirement
  • Provide transcript documenting successful completion of at least 12 college level credit hours from a U.S. college/university

7.  Proof of Medical Insurance - International students must show proof of insurance at the initial time of enrollment and each subsequent enrollment period. NCCC does not endorse any one company and recommends students research choices on their own. Numerous options may be found on the Internet. Insurance must cover the following:

a. Medical benefits of at least $100,000 per accident or illness

b. Coverage of at least $10,000 for repatriation of remains

c. Coverage of at least $15,000 for medical evacuation

d. A deductible per accident or illness not exceeding $500

e. Include inpatient and outpatient coverage for sickness and accidents


8. Negative Tuberculosis Test – Skin test or Chest X-ray – Please complete and return the Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire.

Housing Information - If you plan to attend the Chanute campus, please complete a Housing Contract and pay the $125 non-refundable application fee. The housing contract is available after April 1st of each spring for the following fall semester. (This is not required for YFU students or International students attending the Ottawa campus)

Please submit the above documents to:

Office of International Student Services

Neosho County Community College

800 West 14th Street

Chanute, KS 66720

Contact: Sarah Cadwallader
Phone: (620) 432-0324
Fax: (620) 431-0082