International Students

Hartland College welcomes international students and has received from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) the privilege to grant I-20 forms to international students (students living outside US territories). To comply with USCIS regulations and ensure that all international students will be able to meet the college financial requirements, Hartland College requires that all international students must show evidence of ability to pay full tuition (a full year or as many terms as the student plans to attend within a year) prior to enrollment. This amount can be comprised of multiple sources of funds. International students are advised to contact the admissions director for more information and counsel.

International students must submit a $100 application fee in US dollars. In addition to the other application materials, international students must submit a completed Statement of Financial Responsibility. The required information must be stated in U.S. dollar amounts. This form is needed in order to determine financial data necessary for the issuance of the I-20AB Immigration Form. Due to the time lag in foreign correspondence, international applicants are advised to apply at least three months in advance.

Additionally, Hartland College requires an advance deposit of USD 5,000 for international students. One thousand dollars (for return expenses) of the principal generally cannot be withdrawn from the student’s account until the student completes or discontinues his/her studies at Hartland College.

Students whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or equivalent test in order to complete the application requirements, if applicable to the student’s situation. An oral evaluation will also be conducted over the telephone by a college instructor. Remedial English classes are offered, but are not a part of the mandatory 12 credits which must be taken per term in order to satisfy USCIS requirements.

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