*If you already have an F-1 or M-1 visa, the transfer student application and document deadline is 2 weeks prior to the first day of classes for the semester.
*Form I-20 will be issued after all required documents have been submitted and reviewed
Bachelors, Certificate and ESL programs are not eligible for F-1 visa holders at PPCC at this time. Please contact our office for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not an F-1 or M-1 Visa Student?
If you are in the USA on another type of visa, are a permanent resident or have another type of immigration status, and do not wish to obtain an F-1 or M-1 visa, your admission is the same as other students. Become a student today!
If you would like to attend PPCC with an F-1 visa to earn a degree we will need the following:
If you are already in the United States and attending another college as an F-1 or M-1 visa student and would like to transfer to PPCC, we need the following documents:
The minimum GPA required to transfer to PPCC is 2.0.
Students who have a terminated SEVIS record are not eligible for transfer to PPCC.
ATTENTION: PPCC is not issuing I-20's for the ESL program at this time. English proficiency scores
must meet the requirement for degree courses without supplemental ESL courses. However,
ESL courses can be taken in addition to the degree program as long as all requirements of the F-1 visa are met. Please
contact your PPCC international representative for more information.
One of the following is needed as evidence of English proficiency.
NOTE: Visa-seeking international applicants with secondary or post-secondary degrees
from the United States and/or these select countries are exempt from providing English
Proficiency Test Scores with their application package:
Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Canada (English Speaking, i.e. not Quebec), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Montserrat, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Scotland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, The Bahamas, The British Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Please note that our office works in a hybrid Remote/In-Person format. Please contact us first if you wish to meet an international representative on-campus.
If you are a prospective F1 or M1 visa student, please send us an inquiry through our inquiry form below or email us at International@ppcc.edu.
Phone: 719-502-2484 (For F1 or M1 Visa questions)
From outside the U.S. (U.S. Country Code 01) + 719-502-2484