Instructions for International Student Admissions

Kansas City Kansas Community College has been approved by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services as a school that can grant I-20. An international student interested in enrolling at KCKCC must have the following papers on file to be considered for admission.


Complete the international student application for admission and pay the $85.00 fee.

An online application for admission must be completed. Apply online at All materials submitted become the property of KCKCC and will not be returned. Faxed, scanned, or emailed documents or photocopies will not be processed.

 International student application

Complete the Affidavit of Financial Support and have it Notarized or Attested.

Include bank certification and official statement of sponsorship of finances stated in U.S. dollars. The applicant’s sponsor must submit an original bank latter, on official letterhead, signed by a bank official stating [Sponsor’s Name] has held an account with [Financial Institution’s Name] since [date account(s) was/were opened] and has a current balance in excess of $26,910.00 USD in funds available for educational sponsorship of [Student’s Name].

Affidavit of Financial Support

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Students receiving financial support from a sponsoring agency, home government, etc. must have the sponsor provide a letter outlining the dollar amount of support per year, the period of the time covered by the award and procedures for payment.

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Financial information must be dated within less than 1 year from the date classes begin.  An award letter or financial form issued to attend another institution is not accepted at KCKCC.  An applicant may not rely on expectations of employment to supplement funds from home.

Estimated expenses for a 1 academic year

Tuition and Fees $6,432.00
Books/Insurance $2,652.00
Room $6,992.00
Board $2,456.00
Transportation $3,208.00
Personal Expenses $5,170.00
Estimated TOTAL cost $26,910.00

Official/Attested High School/Secondary School Transcript and/or Leaving School Certificate

Applicants must provide official documentation from their home country showing subjects taken, rank in class, yearly examination results, minimum passing marks, and date of graduation. Graduation from a secondary school must be equivalent to the 12th grade in the United States. Only the original documents or certified copies sent directly to KCKCC from the school/ or National Exam Council are accepted.

An official English translation must accompany the original document when scores or results are listed in any language other than English.


TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Score.

Students whose first language is not English are required to provide an official TOEFL score of 500 or above on the paper test of 175 or above on the computerized test or above 63 on the internet based test to be admitted to the college to take academic coursework. All TOEFL scores must be less than two years old by the expected date of enrollment at KCKCC.

Or, have official transcripts documenting 12 hours of academic college level work with a 2.0 GPA or higher demonstrating English proficiency from an American university or college.

The TOEFL is given worldwide at scheduled times throughout the year. Students who cannot obtain a TOEFL bulletin or registration form locally, or who have general questions, can write or call:

TOEFL/TSE Services General Information Phone Number
PO Box 6151 or call (609) 951-1100
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151 USA WEB SITE -

The institutional code for Kansas City Kansas County Community College is 6333


Health Insurance

Mandatory health insurance is required of all international students who attend KCKCC. You will be required to purchase insurance at KCKCC when you enroll at the college. Your insurance premium will be added to your tuition and fees when you register for classes. This insurance is required even if you have coverage from your home country.

KCKCC International Student Health Insurance

Tuberculosis Testing

Complete the health form and submit a TB test.

Pay Deposit

Pay the tuition deposit of $1000.00. The deposit is required before an I-20 will be issued. The deposit will be applied to the student’s first semester tuition and will be refunded if an F1 Visa is not received.


Pay Fees

Students will also need to pay the SEVIS I-901 fee of $200.00. This fee should be paid after receiving the KCKCC I-20. The fee must be paid prior to the visa interview. For more detailed information regarding this requirement, please visit the U.S. Customs and Immigration website at


In addition, applicants need to provide

A transfer applicant is any student (on a valid 1-20) who has or will have completed one or more semesters at another U.S. college/ university before attending KCKCC. In addition to the items listed above for new students, students transferring from another college/university in the U.S. must also submit the following:

  1. International Student Transfer Form: This must be completed by the applicant and signed by the Foreign Student Advisor at the institution of current enrollment.

  2. Official College Transcript: Transfer students must have a cumulative G.P.A of at least 2.0 and be in good student and visa standing to be considered for acceptance to KCKCC. Transcripts/grade cards and a copy of your current class schedule are required prior to acceptance and will be part of the review process.

    After an I-20 has been issued, transfer students must have official college/university transcripts sent directly to the Admissions Office from each U.S. institution attended. Hand carried copies will not be accepted. Transcripts from foreign universities are not required.

Additional Notes: Transfer students are required to complete a minimum of 15 hours at KCKCC to be awarded an associate degree.

Application Deadlines
Your application will be reviewed only if all academic records, financial certifications, TOEFL test results and KCKCC forms are completed fully, accurately, and legibly. Deadline dates are as follow:

New 1-20 Students
Fall semester June 1, Spring semester October 1

Transfer Students
Fall semester August 1, Spring semester December 1

It is mandatory that each I-20 (F-1Visa) student enroll in and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester. ***If these conditions are not met, you will be considered out-of-status. ***

Change of Status Students (Students currently present in the US on a visa who wish to change to an F1 student visa).

Fall semester, February 1, Spring semester, July 1.

The name on the application for admission will be used on the I-20 and all correspondence being sent to the student. When Admission is granted, a letter of acceptance and your I-20 will be mailed to you.

Please send all correspondence to:
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Attn: Tina Church Lewandowski
7250 State Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66112

KCKCC’s tuition costs for international student is $268.00* per credit hour.

*The KCKCC Board of Trustees has the right to change tuition and fees without notice. Some courses may require fees in addition to tuition. These fees are listed in the class schedule each semester. All tuition and fees must be paid at the time of enrollment.

All application materials submitted for admission to the college becomes the property of KCKCC and will not be returned. KCKCC does not honor requests for waiving admission requirements. An applicant who submits altered and/or falsified admission information will not be accepted; if they have already enrolled in classes they will be academically dismissed.

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