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Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) welcomes international students! We offer a fully-accredited Intensive English Program, as well as over 200 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees and programs to choose from, with excellent 2+2 credit transfer to 4-year universities. Starting at FVTC is the smart, affordable way to the career of your dreams.
Interested in learning English? Our Intensive English Program certificates will help you learn English and prepare you for college classes.
English Language Competency - Beginner
English Language Competency - Intermediate
English Language Competency - Advanced
United States of America
Take your college experience to a higher level! Create a circle of friends in an exciting new living-learning community located just two blocks from Fox Valley Technical College. Meet international students from around the globe as well as students from the local area.
The Tech Village offers apartment-style student living. Share a comfortable, fully furnished four-bedroom two-bath suite with four other students. Community amenities will include:
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Amenities & Features | Apply
Fall semester | Apply by May 15
Spring semester | Apply by October 15
Tuition | $5,500
Housing/Meals | $10,000
Books/Supplies | $1000
Health Insurance | $600
Orientation Course | $350
Admissions Fee | $100
Program Registration Fee | $30
TOTAL PER YR. *$17,580
*All costs are estimated. Estimated tuition cost is for one entire year/two semesters. International students are required to enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
Students can complete their application online or download and complete our paper application.
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Download & Complete the International Student Application (PDF)
2. Pay $100 USD non-refundable international processing fee. An I-20 will not be processed without paying the application processing fee. Payment can be made in one of the following ways:
Complete the Official Certification of Source of Funds form (PDF)
Submit an official bank statement or notarized letter from a financial institution, translated in English, verifying funds of $17,580.00 (U.S. dollars) are available to cover all educational and living expenses for one academic year. Currency must be shown in U.S. dollars.
Provide a copy of your current, non-expired passport.
Provide one of the following listed below translated into English.
a. High School Diploma
b. High School Completion Certificate
c. College Transcripts*
d. College Degree
*College transcripts from a non U.S. university/college must be provided with a U.S. credential evaluation report through either;
One Earth International Credential Evaluations, Education Credential Evaluators or World Education Services.
Signature page for international students and parents of minors (PDF)
English Language Proficiency.
a. Minimum scores: TOEFL: 70, IELTS: 6, GTEC CBT: 1126
b. Students enrolling in the Intensive English Program are not required to submit English test scores.
Include the following documents if applicable:
Students who are currently studying in the U.S. in F-1 that would like to transfer to Fox Valley Technical College must complete all of the items in Steps 1, 2 and 3, AND:
Upon receiving your I-20 and welcome packet from Fox Valley Technical College, schedule an interview with the U.S. Embassy and present the I-20 and letters of support at your embassy visit. The embassy decides whether or not to grant an F-1 Student Visa. Please contact your regional EducationUSA advisor as you prepare for your embassy visit. Visit www.educationusa.info to locate your nearest EducationUSA Center.
Prior to your scheduled visa interview, you must pay a $200 SEVIS I-901 F-1 Visa Fee. Information regarding this fee and how to pay it may be found by visiting the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website at: www.ice.gov/sevis/i901.
Once you are granted the F-1 Student Visa, contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately to notify Fox Valley Technical College of your pending arrival date. Check-in with Global Education and Services immediately upon arrival to Appleton, Wisconsin and Fox Valley Technical College.
Arrive to campus by the date noted in the acceptance letter contained within your welcome packet, and attend the mandatory one-credit, one-week International Student Campus and Community Orientation Course. F-1 students may arrive NO MORE THAN 30 days before this date. You will be admitted to Fox Valley Technical College as a general undergraduate student until ALL remaining requirements are complete. Students registering late will have limited course selection and may need to enroll in courses unrelated to their intended field of study. All international students MUST be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester to maintain F-1 status.
International Admissions Process (PDF)
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Proceso de admisiones internacionales
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