International Students

Prospective international students must begin the application process 30-60 days prior to the semester for which they plan to enroll. All citizens of a foreign country who wish to attend CGTC and receive a Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status, must complete the following steps:

    1. Complete and submit all documents and forms required for international admissions:
      • Application for Admission (to apply online, visit BannerWeb and click Apply for Admission.)
      • Notarized Affidavit of Financial Support for International Students form or letter from banking institution (see Affidavit of Financial Support form for complete instructions)
      • Copy of passport for applicant and applicant’s dependents
      • Copy of visa
      • Copy of I-94 form (you can retrieve and print your most recent I-94 form at i94.cbp.dhs.gov).
      • Copy of TOEFL test scores
      • Official copy of transcript from high school (or high school equivalent). Transcript(s) must be translated into English and evaluated by one of the following approved evaluation services:

 

Contacts for International Transcript Evaluation

Global Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 9203
College Station, TX 77842
Phone: (979) 690-8912
Website: www.gceus.com
Evaluation Services
Lisano International
P.O. Box 407
Auburn, AL 36831-0407
Phone: (334) 745-0425
E-mail: lisanointl@aol.com
Website: www.lisano-intl.com/
Evaluation Services
World Education Services
P.O. Box 745
New York, NY 10113-0745
Phone: (800) 937-3895
E-mail: info@wes.org
Website: www.wes.org/
Evaluation Services
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 248233
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Phone: (305) 273-1616
E-mail: info@jsilny.com
Website: www.jsilny.com/
Translation & Evaluation Services
  1. Pay the non-refundable application fee
    • Make checks payable to CGTC (domestic checks only)
    • To pay by credit card, visit the cashier (Warner Robins: Room A-129, Macon: Room J-152, Milledgeville: Room A-141) or call (478) 218-3387
  2. Take the free ACCUPLACER college placement test at CGTC (or provide a copy of ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT scores if the test has been taken within the past five years)

 

Please note that international students:

  • are not eligible to be employed outside of the College while on a student VISA, unless it is a campus job. International students must provide an affidavit of support documenting sufficient funds to finance their education, living expenses and other associated costs of their education.
  • must contact the International Admissions Coordinator at (478) 445-2313 or bmitchem@centralgatech.edu each semester to confirm their status and before withdrawing from classes, the College, or leaving the country.
  • are required to enroll full-time each semester of attendance.
  • do not qualify for any type of financial aid.
  • must pay four times the yearly tuition of in-state students.
  • must assume the responsibility to communicate any difficulties in their studies at CGTC to the Vice President of Student Affairs or his designee.
  • are charged tuition that is four times the rate of in-state Georgia residents.

If you have any questions regarding the admissions process for international students, please contact Brandi Mitchem at (478) 445-2313 or email bmitchem@centralgatech.edu.