Full-time International Student Information

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International Student Guide for 2021-2022 Academic Year >>

Admissions Checklist

Select the Admissions Checklist link in the language that works best for you.

Apply Online

Apply Online here, follow the instructions and when you get to a drop-down menu and choose “International Application.”

  • Create user name and pin
  • From the drop-down menu, choose “International Application”
  • Select visa type e.g. F-1-Foreign Student; M-1-Foreign Vocational Student

Admission Requirements

Full-time International Data Sheet >>

Evidence of Financial Support

There are several ways to meet the financial requirements for admissions.

  • Financial Certification Form and bank statements providing evidence of one year of support ($22,500) with documentation showing that support will be attainable in the future years such as letters of salary/employment, investments, tax returns, etc.
  • Government Scholarship Financial Guarantee

Proof of English Proficiency

There are several ways to meet proof of English proficiency.

  • TOEFL or IELTS (minimum scores)
  • ESL WebCAPE (minimum scores)
  • Owens Community College ACCUPLACER Placement Test
    • If you are in the Toledo area, you may take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test at Owens Community College in place of submitting TOEFL or IELTS scores


High school transcript, translated into English

At a minimum, we require a copy of your high school transcript, translated into English. If you are in your senior year of high school, we will accept transcripts showing you are currently a high school senior. Once you graduate, we will need a copy of your complete high school transcript.

College or university transcripts, if applicable, translated in English

If you have attended a US college or university, please also submit your official transcripts.

Students who have completed college/university level courses outside the United States, and want to transfer credits to Owens Community College must have their transcripts evaluated by an accredited evaluation agency. For a list accredited evaluation service providers, see

Owens will review credits upon receipt of all documents from the Academic Credential Service conducting the transcript evaluation

Transfer of foreign credits may not be guaranteed.

Deferred Payment Plan

The Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) offers eligible students the opportunity to defer payment of tuition and fees over a four-month period for fall and spring semesters and a three-month period for summer semester.

Please note that certain fees are not covered by government scholarships. Review your scholarship regulations for guidelines.

Deferred Payment Plan Dates >>

Deferred Payment Plan Online Application >>

Application Deadlines

Abroad Applicants

  • Start Date: Monday, January 31, 2022
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, November 19, 2021
  • Start Date: Monday, August 29, 2022
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, June 3, 2022

Transfer Applicants

  • Start Date: Monday, January 31, 2022
  • Deadline for applications: FridayJanuary 14, 2022
  • Start Date: Monday, August 29, 2022
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, August12, 2022