Jose City College continues to accept International Student
applications during the COVID-19 pandemic for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters.
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a) By Examination: Scores must be sent directly by testing agency
TOEFL School Code: 4686 Dept Code: 00, Minimum Score: 500 paper-based; 61 iBT.
IELTS Academic Module Minimum Band Score: 5.5.
STEP-EIKEN Minimum Score: Step 2A.
PTE Academic Test Minimum Score: 42
b) Completion of the prerequisite course for college level English at U.S. institution.
c) By Participation in Partner English Language Program
4. Original Bank Certification Letter indicating required funds in USD (For 2022 - 2023 year, minimum $23,300 USD required).
5. Financial Certification Form (found in Section 8 of the online application)
6. Passport Biographical Page or Passport-Size Photo.
7. International Dependent Form (if applicable).
Complete applications (items 1-6) will be reviewed by the International Program admissions team. Admission decisions will be emailed within two weeks during non-peak times of the year. Admitted students will receive a letter of acceptance, form I-20, and other admission information.
F-1 Transfer students must be in good academic (2.0 GPA or higher) and good immigration standing (non-terminated SEVIS record) at the previous school attended. If you are transferring from another school in the U.S. and already have an F-1 visa, you must complete the SEVIS Transfer Release Form provided in your admissions packet to transfer to our college.
In addition, submit a copy of current Form I-20, F1 visa, passport biographical information page, and I-94 card. You can access your I-94 information on the
*We may accept applications after the stated deadline on a case-by-case basis from F-1 Transfer students and students who will start at a Partner English Language Program.
All applications submitted from students applying from outside the U.S. after the stated deadline will moved to the following semester.
Applications submitted between November 16 - February 14 will be reviewed on an emergency basis only. Please contact the ISP office directly if you believe you qualify.
Important F-1 visa dates
Visa interviews are only conducted starting 120 days prior to the program start date listed on your I-20 and until the start of the semester.
Students with approved F-1 visas may arrive in the U.S. no earlier than 30 days prior to the program start date listed on your I-20 and until the start of the semester.
Fall Semester: Approximately from May 1st until end of August.
Fall Semester: Approximately from August 1st until the start of the semester.
We welcome your questions. Please feel free to contact us for additional information.
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*Students in Partner English Language Programs may also apply after the deadline.