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Full-time International Student Information

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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, 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

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 financial support of $22,500 for each of two years
  • 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

Transcripts

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 https://www.naces.org/members.

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

Fall Semester 2019
  • Start Date: Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, July 12, 2019
Spring Semester 2020
  • Start Date: Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, November 15, 2019
Fall Semester 2020
  • Start Date: Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, July 24, 2020

Transfer Applicants

Fall Semester 2019
  • Start Date: Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, August 16, 2019
Spring Semester 2020
  • Start Date: Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Deadline for applications: Friday, January 10, 2020
Fall Semester 2020
  • Start Date: Monday, August 31, 2020