PPCC is a great place for international students. We have flexible class times including online, evening and weekend classes. At PPCC, students can begin work toward their bachelors degree or graduate with a technical degree.

Admission for International Students (F1 Visa)

If you are living outside of the United States and want to study at PPCC with an F1 Visa, we will need the following documents:

  1. Application for admission
  2. Your TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC score
  3. International Student Financial Statement & Student Information Form (sent after you apply)
  4. Original bank statements dated within the last three months that show you have sufficient funds for one year of study. The statements must be on original bank letterhead. If provided by a foreign bank, then the bank statements must be translated into English and into U.S. dollars (USD) by the bank
  5. Sponsor letter if supported by an individual or organization
  6. High school graduation certificate or unofficial transcript and/or college transcripts
  7. Copy of passport

If you are already in the United States and attending another college as an F1 Visa student and would like to transfer to PPCC, we need the following documents:

  1. Application for admission
  2. Your TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC scoreeInternational Student Financial Statement & Student Information Form (sent after you apply)
  3. Original bank statements dated within the last three months that show you have sufficient funds for one year of study. The statements must be on original bank letterhead. If provided by a foreign bank, then the bank statements must be translated into English and into U.S. dollars (USD) by the bank
  4. Sponsor letter if supported by an individual or organization
  5. High school graduation certificate or unofficial transcript and/or college transcripts
  6. Copy of your passport and F1 visa
  7. Transfer form, completed by international student advisor at your current school that proves you are in good standing academically and with your F1 visa (Will be sent after you are accepted)

International students may apply for admission for fall, spring or summer semester.

International students must submit all required documents no later than:

  • November 15th for Spring Semester - classes begin in mid-January
  • April 1st for Summer Semester - classes begin at the end of May
  • July 1st for Fall Semester - classes begin at the end of August

**If you already have an F1 Visa and would like to transfer to PPCC, it is a much quicker process. The transfer student application and document deadline is 2 weeks prior to the first week of classes for the semester.

Admission will be considered and a Form I-20 issued only after all required credentials have been submitted and reviewed.

All documents should be sent to:

Enrollment Services - Attn: International Admissions
Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S. Academy Blvd, Campus Box R28
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
USA



Not an F1 Visa Student?

If you are in the USA on a another type of visa, are a permanent resident or have another type of immigration status, and do not wish to obtain an F1 visa, your admission is the same as our other students. Become a Student here!

Guidelines for International Students

Academic Load and Performance

In order to maintain a student visa, international students must enroll in a minimum of 12 semester credits per semester, summer term excluded, unless summer semester is the first semester of attendance. Additionally, students are expected to earn at least a 2.0 grade point average each semester.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance or scholarships are not available for international students at Pikes Peak Community College. All international students must have sufficient funds for their entire length of study.

Housing

Pikes Peak Community College does not provide apartments or dormitory facilities for students. There is a wide variety of off-campus housing available within Colorado Springs.

Health Insurance

Pikes Peak Community College requires international students to have accident and medical insurance coverage. There are many insurance companies that offer international student insurance and you can choose whatever company and plan best suits your needs. Your coverage does not need to be purchased from one of the companies listed below but they are options available to you.

  • International Student Insurance
  • ISO Health Insurance
  • iNext International Medical Insurance Plan

Office Location:

Centennial Campus
(CC)

 719-502-2230 (For F1 Visa questions)
 866-411-7722

From outside the U.S. (U.S. Country Code 01) + 719-502-2230

Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S. Academy Blvd, Box R28
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
USA

E-mail is the best way to reach our International Admission Office. Please send us an inquiry through our "Contact Us" form.

If you would like to meet with an International Admissions Representative, please request an appointment through our "Contact Us" form.

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