Admissions at Hutchinson Community College


International Student

  • I am a student from outside the United States wanting to attend HutchCC.
  • I am currently an international student at another college in the United States.

Enrollment Checklist

  • 1. Apply for admissions

    Please download the PDF. This form must be filled in digitally. Please enter all answers on the form. Print the form. Sign the form, scan it and send via e-mail to The International Application may not be completed online.

    International Application
  • 2. Financial resources verification form

    Immigration regulations require non-immigrant international students to verify that they will have funds, available to pay for the estimated cost of tuition, fees, books, insurance, room and board, and miscellaneous expenses for an academic year.

    Financial Resources Verification
  • 3. Submit official secondary and post-secondary transcripts

    Applicants must submit transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions. Transcripts must document graduation from a secondary school or the equivalent. Applicants who have attended high school in the U.S. must provide official documentation from their home country as well as from their U.S. institution. Only original documents or certified copies are acceptable. An officially translated, line by line, word for word English translation must accompany the original document when scores/results are listed in any language other than English. International students wishing to transfer coursework from colleges or universities outside of the continental U.S. must first have the transcript evaluated by an official evaluation service. There is a fee for this service.

    Send Transcript
  • English Language Proficiency

    • Document proficiency in English. For all international student applicants whose primary language is not English, the results of one of the following tests must be less than two years old at the expected date of enrollment at HutchCC:
      • A Duolingo English Test score of 85+. The Duolingo English Test can be taken at
      • A minimum score of 500 on the TOEFL paper-based test, 173 on the computer-based test, or 61 on the internet-based test. TOEFL scores must be submitted directly to HutchCC from ETS. If you have taken the test, you can request that your scores be sent to HutchCC by writing or calling EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICES, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA. HutchCC's TOEFL codes are: 6281 Department Code: 00.
        • To be considered to have met the English proficiency requirement, international applicants who have TOEFL scores between 56-60 on the internet-based test can submit a written recommendation from a teacher or other education professional who has experience with the student and knowledge of his/her abilities related to reading, writing, speaking, and understanding of the English language.
    • An applicant may have the English proficiency requirement waived if he or she has studied at a U.S. high school for at least one year, completed 12 credits or more at a U.S. college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, or has submitted an official transcript from an accredited U.S. college or university showing completion of an English course with a "C" or better, evaluated by the HutchCC Fine Arts and Humanities Department, equivalent to HutchCC's EN098, Foundations of Composition. The English proficiency requirement may also be waived if the applicant is from a country whose official/primary language is English as indicated on the CIA Factbook web page.
      • International students enrolled in an Intensive English Program must show a certificate of completion to be considered for transfer to HutchCC.
  • 5. Tuition deposit

    Before admittance to HutchCC as a student, you must show evidence of support for the first academic year of attendance. The deposit will be applied toward the student's first semester enrollment. Read the application process for more information.

    Application process
  • 6. Tuberculosis Testing

    International students must present the results of a tuberculosis skin test completed in the United States within the last twelve months, or be tested at a college approved clinic. Test results must be reviewed within ten days of the start of the semester.

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