International Admissions Procedures

We welcome international student applications at Eastern Arizona College. Notice will be sent to you indicating either acceptance or denial after the Records Office has reviewed all of the following items. You must submit all of the following by August 1 for the Fall Semester or December 1 for the Spring Semester to be considered for admission.

  1. Admissions Form: Complete and return the Admissions Form included in the admissions materials packet .
  2. Fees (payable in U.S. Dollars): Your completed application materials packet must be accompanied by a $25.00 non-refundable application fee. If you are requesting on-campus housing , you should also include a $150.00 room deposit.
  3. Academic Documentation:
    1. Official transcripts (Secondary School Certificates) from all High Schools (Secondary Schools) you have previously attended. An official translation of your high school record must be submitted for non-English transcripts. The translation should indicate names of all courses taken, and grades obtained, graduation date, and be signed by a school official. You may obtain a translation from a designated school official at your high school or through an approved accredited translation body byNACES or AICE.
    2. Official transcripts must be sent directly to Eastern Arizona College from all colleges/universities you have previously attended. An official translation from an approved accredited translation body byNACES or AICE must be obtained for any collegiate transcript that is non-English.
  4. Proof of English Language Proficiency: All applicants who are not native English speakers must take one of the following English proficiency tests:
    1. Test of English as a Foreign Language ( TOEFL ) is offered by the Educational Testing Service in countries throughout the world. You must arrange for the testing agency to send the test results to the EAC Records Office.

Required Scores

Paper Based Test

Computer Based Test

Internet Based Test

≥ 500

≥ 173

≥ 61

    1. International English Language Testing System ( IELTS ) is offered by managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English in countries throughout the world. You must arrange for the testing agency to send the test results to the EAC Records Office.

Required Scores

Raw Score

Band Score

≥ 23

≥ 6.0

  1. Medical Certification: The first page of the medical form is to be completed by the student and the second page is to be completed by a physician. Both pages are included in the application materials packet.

  2. Financial Certification: Show proof that you have assured financial resources of not less than $21,700.00 (U.S. Dollars) for each academic year you are to be a student at Eastern Arizona College. You should not attempt enrollment without these funds. Foreign students do not qualify for federal financial aid. In order to satisfy this requirement, you must complete and submit the Certification of Finances form included in the application materials packet.
  3. Proof of Insurance: Show documentation that you are covered by an insurance plan that will cover medical expenses in the event of hospitalization. If your current insurance will not cover you during study in the United States, there are health insurance plans that can be purchased from U.S. companies .

Before you will be sent a letter of acceptance and a completed Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant (F-1) Student Status (Form I-20), you must complete Steps 1 through 7 as outlined above.

Immigration Issues: After being admitted to Eastern Arizona College, you are responsible for completing all Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) requirements . Students may not enroll in classes at Eastern Arizona College without the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility form on file in the Records and Registration Office.

Housing: Eastern Arizona College does have residence halls for both men and women. Students desiring on-campus housing should submit a Housing Application and a $150.00 (U.S. Dollars) room deposit to the Admissions Office, along with all other material required.