We are delighted that you are interested in studying at Mesa Community College and we hope that you will be able to do so!
The following information is provided to help you apply for a student visa and prepare for your entry into the U.S. as an F-1 visa student.
While this will give you a general idea of the process, each U.S. Consulate or U.S. Embassy has its own system for visa applications. Therefore, you should also check with your local consulate to find out how to arrange for the visa interview and what documents are required.
Visit the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs for more information.
*Please note that MCC is applying for accreditation to become an English Language Institute. Until this is complete and approved, MCC cannot offer full time ESL classes for F-1 students.
Choose one from the following:
This can be your official high school transcript or certificate of graduation in English.
Have your transcripts mailed to:
International Education Admissions
Mesa Community College
1833 W. Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202 USA
In compliance with the Department of Homeland Security/SEVIS regulations, all international applicants on a F-1 student visa must provide evidence of sufficient funds available for their studies. International students at MCC are required to show sponsorship for a minimum of $20,230 per year. The exact cost changes slightly from year to year due to changes in tuition costs.
NOTE: For the visa process, the American Embassy or Consulate will require another set of original financial documents.
The copy must clearly show your legal name, passport number, and birth date - click for example.
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