International Students

Admissions Checklist

Please complete the following application process to enroll at Northeast Iowa Community College as an international student. Please submit all necessary documents in a packaged form.

Step 1: Complete an application for admission.

Step 2: Submit an official, certified secondary school transcript showing all courses and grades. All documents must be in English.

Step 3: If applicable, submit an official, certified college or university transcript showing courses and grades of college/university work taken in English.

Step 4: Along with the Financial Statement and Certification Form, submit an official, certified copy of a financial guarantee letter from an accredited financial institution showing an available balance of $24,500 to cover living and academic expenses. All documents must be in English and currency in U.S. Dollars.

Step 5: Complete the certification of Health Insurance Form showing proof of current and future health insurance coverage.

Step 6: Provide evidence of English proficiency with either a TOEFL score of 61 on the Internet-based version or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum overall band score of 6.0 or an official transcript showing completion of freshman level English at an accredited U.S. college or university.

Step 7: Provide a copy of current passport. If applicable, provide a copy of current visa.

If students are transferring from another U.S. school, request, complete and submit a transfer form. The transfer form is used by F1 Visa students coming to Northeast Iowa Community College from another U.S. institution.

Admission Deadlines

  Spring 2023 Summer 2023 Fall 2023
Admission Deadlines
Out of Country Applicants November 10, 2022 March 18, 2023 June 22, 2022
Transfer Applicants November 25, 2022 April 3, 2023 July 7, 2023
Semester Begins January 9, 2023 May 17, 2023 August 21, 2023

International students must have all necessary materials submitted to the Admissions Office on the campus they plan to attend by the appropriate deadline date. Applicants currently residing outside of the United States must submit all necessary documents no later than 60 days prior to the start date of the term. Transfer applicants, students with a valid I-20, studying at a U.S. college/university, must submit all necessary documents no later than 45 days prior to the start date of the term.