International Students

CCC World MapThank you for your interest in Colby Community College. We look forward to assisting you in your educational endeavors. For any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact an International Coordinator by phone or by email. We are happy to help in your application process.    

Contact Information: International Student Services

785-460-4611 OR

Application DeadlinesInternational Student Health Insurance
Apply NowEnglish Proficiency Testing
Important DocumentsTranscript Evaluation/Translation 
Payment OptionsInternational Student Handbook

Getting Started

For an international student to be considered for admission to Colby Community College, the student must initiate the admissions process by applying to the college. 


Once the student has completed the application and received their provisional welcome email, they must complete all steps listed on the International Application Checklist prior to being issued an I-20.

Application & Admission Paperwork Deadlines
Fall SemesterJuly 1
Spring SemesterNovember 15
Summer Session (Online Only)April 15

Important Documents

Please make sure to download and read through the following documents as they include essential information for applying to CCC. The International Application Packet includes an eight-Step Checklist for applying, F-1 requirements, and other useful information. 

  • International Application Checklist
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Sponsor Financial Agreement
  • Health History Form
  • TB Screening Questionnaire
  • Meningococcal Vaccination Form
  • Transfer Form (if transferring from another U.S. college) 
    Cost to Attend
    In addition to standard tuition and fees and room and board, international students should plan on the following expenses: 
    Student Deposit*$1500 Deposit (must be received prior to being issued an I-20)
    Sevis Fee**$350 one-time fee
    Tuition & Fees $7,000 (This number is based on 16 credit hours a semester/32 a year at the international student rate.)
    Room & Board$6,000
    Books and Supplies$2,000 per year (Not included in student bill/scholarship. Must be purchased separately)
    TB Skin/QuantiFERON Test$60 (if needed)
    Estimated Annual Cost***$15,000

    *The $1500 Student Deposit, includes a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $150. The remainder of the deposit ($1350) will be split by semester and applied to the students bill. $675 towards Fall bill, $675 applied towards Spring Bill.

    **The Sevis fee is independent of CCC costs. This fee must be paid in order to obtain a Visa.

    ***This is only an estimation and may vary by student. This does not take into account any deposit credit, scholarships, or waivers.

Canadian Residents 

Canadian citizens DO NOT need visas to study in the U.S. However, an I-20 (or DS-2019) Certificate of Eligibility issued by the college is required. At the time you receive the I-20 (or DS-2019), you will be registered with SEVIS, the student tracking system. You will be assigned a SEVIS number, and be required to pay a registration fee (see below).

When you cross the border to study you will need to present the following at the port of entry:

  • Proof of identity and citizenship (such as a Canadian passport).
  • The original I-20 (or DS-2019) signed by the college official and the student.
  • Proof that you have paid your SEVIS fee.
  • Proof that you have the funds to pay for college

Transcript Evaluation/Translation

SpanTran is a NACES-member company that has created a custom application for students to get their non-U.S. transcripts evaluated for possible transfer credit at a discounted rate. You can find that application by clicking here.

If you only need a translation of your documents, and not an evaluation, you can see this application instead: SpanTran - Translation Request.

Additional Transcript Services:

Health Insurance Options

All international students are required to provide proof of insurance upon arrival to Colby Community College Campus. Students must provide documentation that outlines their coverage in the United States as well as the dates of coverage. CCC partners with International Student Insurance to provide affordable insurance options to international students.  You can review and purchase Insurance plans here:

International Student Insurance