International Students

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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 Non-immigrant Student Status, must complete the following steps:

    1. Complete and submit all documents and forms required for international admissions:
      • Application for Admission
      • Notarized PDF 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 ).
      • Copy of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) test scores . Minimum TOEFL Score Requirements: Paper and pencil: 500; Internet-based: 66
      • Copy of IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test scores. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0
        • Scores on TOEFL below a 65 or IELTS below a 6.0 may be issued an F-1 visa, but are required to successfully complete English Literacy courses. You may find more detailed information about the ESL program here.
      • Official copy of transcript from high school (or high school equivalent). If transcripts are in a language other than English, an official translation is required. Foreign postsecondary educational credentials must have a course-by-course evaluation by an Independent Evaluation Service that is a member of NACES® – National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. Photo copies and faxes are not acceptable.

Contacts for International Transcript Evaluation

CGTC Preferred Transcript Evaluation Service:
2655 Le Jeune Rd. Suite 602
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: (305) 749-0333
Fax Number: (713) 789-6022
Translation, Verification, and Evaluation Services

Other reputable transcript evaluation providers:

Students must submit their Admissions Application and all required documentation prior to the following deadlines for the Academic Year 2024.

Spring 2024: February 1, 2024
Summer 2024: April 1, 2024
Fall 2024: July 1, 2024

  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.
  • 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 designated school official at 478-445-2313 or each semester to confirm their status and before withdrawing from classes, the College, or leaving the country.
  • are required to enroll full-time (12 credit hours) each semester of attendance.
  • may only take one online class each semester, unless the student is enrolled in their final semester prior to graduation.
  • do not qualify for any type of financial aid.
  • must pay tuition that is four times the rate of in-state Georgia residents.
  • must assume the responsibility to communicate any difficulties in their studies at CGTC to the designated school official at 478-445-2313 or

PDF Printable Checklist for International Prospective Students

PDF Transfer In Information for International Students 

PDF Transfer Out Information for International Students

PDF Fall 2023 – Summer 2024 Tuition and Fees for International Students

If you have any questions regarding the admissions process for international students, please contact Brandi Mitchem at 478-445-2313 or