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International Students

Pratt Community College is a student-centered public institution of higher education that grants associate degrees and occupational certificates. Our mission is to seek maximum student learning through high quality instruction and services that meet the educational and occupational training needs of our students.  We provide activities for the lifetime enrichment of our students and the citizens in south central Kansas and beyond.

For more information, please contact the Associate Director of Special Program Admissions, 620-450-2114, elyseb@prattcc.edu.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:

To be considered for admission to PCC, a student must have graduated from the equivalent of a U.S. High school (12 years of education) and submit the following documents.  Items 1-11 below must be on file at PCC before an I-20 will be issued.

  1. Online Application for Admission
  2. Students whose first language is not English are required to document their English proficiency in one of the following ways:
    1. TOEFL Scores of:  58 (Writing: 14; Speaking:  14; Reading: 14; Listening:  16)
    2. Completion of the ELS 109
    3. Completion of KAPLAN INTERNATIONAL Intensive English.
    4. Successful completion of the ESL (English as a Second Language) level 9 at the Hays Language Institute.
    5. Academic Credit of 12 hours or more from a U.S. Post-Secondary Institution.
    6. One year from a U.S. High school with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average.
    7. Transcript which shows that all instruction was taught in English with a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Prepayment of first semester *does not include housing deposit
  4. Copy of Passport
  5. High School Transcript *must include full graduation date: month, day and year
  6. College Transcripts (if any)
  7. Completed Housing Contract
  8. Certificate of Financial Support
  9. Transfer form from previous U.S. college (if applicable)
  10. TB Questionnaire * Student must provide a negative skin test and/or chest scan if they answer yes to any question
  11. Proof of Medical Insurance 

DEADLINES FOR THE REQUIREMENTS ABOVE:

  • June 1 for Fall Semester
  • November 1 for Spring Semester
  • April 1 for Summer Semester 

Admissions requirements and procedures for international students are subject to change according to the recognized needs of students and the college.

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS MUST BE PROVIDED UPON ARRIVAL/ENROLLMENT:

Student copy of PCC I-20
Copy of I-20 from transferring school (if applicable)
Passport, F-1 Visa, and I-94 card 
Admissions requirements and procedures for international students are subject to change according to the recognized needs of students and the college.