Who is considered an international student?

For purposes of applying for admission to the college or for financial aid, anyone who is not a citizen, a permanent resident, or a Non-Immigrant with a visa category that is eligible to attend college in the United States is considered an international student.

It is strongly suggested that you visit the Study in the State website, https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov  as it provides a lot of valuable information for international students.

What are the requirements when applying as an international student?

  • Admissions Application
  • Supplemental Items as part of the admissions applications:
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • Official high school or college transcripts (if foreign school, evaluated and translated)
    • Statement of Financial Ability (it must show at least $25,589 U.S.D)
    • Proof of medical insurance
    • International Student Agreement
    • Copy of passport

*Additional information may be required

Can I attend the college to improve my English?

No, at this time the college does not offer an English Program for international students.

What are the college’s language proficiency requirements?

International students whose native language is not English, including those applying for transfer from U.S. institutions, are required to submit the results of the TOEFL.

Please note that the TOEFL scores are not used as a method of admission, but rather to determine a student’s English language proficiency. If admitted, you will need to take a placement test.

TOEFL test scores are valid for two years.

Can I waive the English language proficiency requirement?

If English is not your native language, the TOEFL and/or IELTS requirement may be waived if you meet one of the following conditions:

·         Currently attending and graduating from a high school in the United States

·         Completion of high school, including the final three years, in a country where English is the native language, e.g., Canada (except Quebec), United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, The Caribbean Commonwealth, Belize, and Guyana

·         Earned 30 credits (including 6 credits in English Composition with a grade of B or higher) at a regionally accredited university or college in the United States

Where can I get my transcripts evaluated?

The college accepts evaluations from Josef Silny & Associates, http://www.jsilny.org/ and WES (World Education Services) at www.WES.org 

HIGH SCHOOL: If you have not attended any college but have attended a foreign high school, you must have your transcript document-to-document translated and evaluated to determine if your credentials are the equivalent of a US high school diploma. Instruct your evaluation and translation service provider to send results directly to CFK (not to the student). Faxed evaluations and translations are not acceptable.

 

COLLEGE: If you have attended any foreign college, you must have any and all college transcripts course-by course translated and evaluated. Instruct your evaluation and translation service provider to send results directly to CFK (not to the student). Faxed evaluations and translations are not acceptable.

Can international students receive in-state tuition?

No, international students cannot qualify for in-state tuition and must pay out of state rates.

It is strongly suggested that you visit the Study in the States website, https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov  as it provides a lot of valuable information for international students and additional funding resources.

Can international students receive Financial Aid?

No, International students can't apply for federal student aid.

It is strongly suggested that you visit the Study in the States website, https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov  as it provides a lot of valuable information for international students and additional funding resources.

Can international students receive scholarships from the college?

No, the college does not provide any scholarships for international students.

It is strongly suggested that you visit the Study in the States website, https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov  as it provides a lot of valuable information for international students and additional funding resources.

Is on-campus housing available?

Yes, visit www.lagoonlanding.com for more information. 

Are there meal plans available?

Yes, visit https://www.cfk.edu/campus-life/dining/ for more information.

Can international students work on campus?

Yes, F-1 students are generally permitted to work part-time on the premises of the school that issued their currently valid I-20 form while they are attending that school and maintaining their F-1 status. F-1 students are permitted to work part-time a maximum of 20 hours biweekly. There are very limited opportunities. Current international students should contact internationalstudents@cfk.edu for availability.

Can I get a refund if I am not admitted?

No, all application and evaluation fees paid are NONREFUNDABLE.

International Student Forms

Follow the link below to find all of the forms needed for an accepted international student.