Prospective International Students

Where can I study?        

Note: Students cannot maintain F1 status by studying at any other Cambridge College location.

What can I study?

International students may apply to Cambridge College for entry into the following degrees:

To learn more about any of these programs, click on a location link and then use the Program Finder tool to navigate to the program.

Need help applying or have questions?

Contact an Admissions Counselor by emailing us at: international@cambridgecollege.edu

How much does it cost?              

Tuition is calculated based on your program of study and the number of credits you take. In order to maintain F1 status, you must register for a minimum number of credits each Fall and Spring term. For bachelor's (undergraduate) students, the registration requirement is 12 credits, and for master's (graduate) students, the registration requirement is 8 credits.

To see the current tuition charges, please choose one of the locations listed above, and navigate to the Admissions/Tuition & Fees page. All international students must demonstrate at least $24,000 in financial capability, regardless of major or location of study, in order to receive an I-20 from Cambridge College.

What is the application deadline?          

A completed application must be received no later than 24 hours prior to the term start-date as listed in the Academic Calendar. Applications received late will be deferred to the following term.

View the Academic Calendar

Students applying from overseas are advised to check the visa wait-times in their home country and apply early enough to allow time for visa processing.

Check visa wait-times in your country

Applying to Cambridge College

What documents do I need to provide to complete my application?     

For applicants to the Doctor of Education in Leadership program, please visit the Educational Leadership page for application requirements.

Visit the Educational Leadership page

For applicants to a bachelor's or master's program, the required documents for a complete application are:

  • A complete, signed application
  • Application fee: $100.00
  • Completed
  • Photocopy of your current passport
  • Photocopy of your visa (if you are currently in the U.S.)
  • Photocopy of pages 1 and 3 of your current I-20 (if you are in the U.S. in F1 status)
  • Personal Statement:
    • 250-500-word essay describing why you want to study at Cambridge College and why you think Cambridge College is the right fit for you
  • Letter of reference
    • From a professor or employer which speaks of your qualities as a person, a professional, and/or as a student.
  • Official transcripts from your last degree conferred. If your last degree was conferred by a school outside the U.S., you must also submit:
    • An official certified English language translation, if the document is not in English
    • An official transcript evaluation, completed by a NACES member evaluation service. Click here to view a current list of NACES members
  • Proof of English language proficiency if English is not your first language. English language proficiency can be demonstrated in any of the following ways:
    • Official TOEFL score: 79 internet-based (iBT); 213 computer-based (CBT), 550 paper-based (PBT)
    • Official IELTS score: 6.0 or higher
    • Official STEP Eiken: Grade pre-1 or higher
    • Michigan Test score: 85 or higher
    • Official sealed transcripts from a U.S. high school, college, or university, showing a degree conferred
    • Sufficient score from a Cambridge College-approved language school. For a list of currently approved schools, please speak with your Admissions Counselor or visit our English language schools page.

All master's candidates must also submit:

  • Second letter of reference
  • Current résumé

Additional documents may be required before a decision can be made on your application.

Can I defer my attendance after I'm accepted?

  • If you cannot attend in the term for which you had initially applied, you may defer your attendance.
  • You will need to contact your Admissions Counselor and submit updated proof of financial capability in order to defer your attendance.
  • If you are transferring to Cambridge College from another U.S. institution, or if you have already arrived in the U.S. on your Cambridge College I-20, you are ineligible for deferred attendance.

After you are accepted, you will need to:

  • Take the Accuplacer placement test.
    • The results of this test in no way affect your acceptance. It simply tells us which classes are best for you to take in your first term.
  • Meet your Academic Advisor to discuss which classes you'll take in your first term.
  • Get your student ID card.
  • Register for classes.
  • Attend Academic Orientation.
  • Attend New International Student Check-in & Registration.
  • Start taking your classes!

Resources

TOEFL test preparation support (offered by 3rd party)