F-1 Transfer-In Students

Contact

international@kckcc.edu
+1-913-288-7688

book-an-appointment-h.jpg

 

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Saturday and Sunday
Closed

Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) fosters the learning and development of international students to enable the achievement of their academic, professional, and personal goals and objectives by advocating for their unique needs, providing prompt and accurate support services, and supporting an environment conducive to international education and intercultural awareness.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester


August 1

  • Classes begin in mid-August

Spring Semester


December 1

  • Classes begin in mid-January

Application Deadline Notes

  • F-1 international students are not eligible for admission to the Summer Semester.
  • F-1 international students are not eligible for admission to the Second 8-Week Term of the Fall or Spring Semesters.
  • The application deadline is the LAST possible day to submit a complete application packet.
  • KCKCC must receive all required Supplemental Items PRIOR to the deadline listed above in order for an application to be complete.
  • The application deadline is NOT flexible or negotiable.
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be reviewed.
    • Incomplete applications will be Cancelled.

All official, final U.S. college/university transcripts must be submitted directly to KCKCC's Registrar's Office 

All other required Supplemental Items must be uploaded directly into My Account

  • The status of an application will not be Complete until all compulsory Supplemental Items are received.

Tuition and Fees

International Students


 

$223

Total per Credit Hour

Include

$201 per Credit Hour
$22 per Credit Hour Student Fee

Doesn't Include

Special Course Fees

Application Requirements

Step 1: Application & Application Fee


Complete the International Application and pay the compulsory $85.00 international application fee online. 

  • The status of an application for which the compulsory $85.00 international application fee has not been paid is Started.
  • The status of an application will not be Submitted until after the compulsory $85.00 international application fee is paid.
    • International Student Services does not receive an application until its status is Submitted; an application in Started status is not sent to, or received by, International Student Services.
    • The compulsory $85.00 international application fee is nonrefundable.

Step 2: Upload Official Upper Secondary School Transcripts



Upload your official upper secondary school transcripts, showing your successful completion of upper secondary school — in the native language AND accompanied by an official English translation — directly into My Account

  • Note:  you are required to submit your official, original (paper / hard-copy) transcripts to the Admissions Office immediately upon your arrival at KCKCC
    • You will NOT be able to enroll in classes until after your official, original transcripts are received

* Transcript and Certificate requirements vary by country; for specific international credential requirements for a particular country, contact international@kckcc.edu 

F-1 Transfer students that have successfully completed a minimum of at least 24 academic credit hours at a U.S. college/university may be exempted from the submission of Upper Secondary School transcripts. ESL classes and college preparatory classes are not academic credits and do not count toward the 24 academic credit hour minimum for exemption.

  • Athletes are NOT exempt, and submission of their official upper secondary school transcripts is required.
    • Athletes are NOT athletically eligible until after all required official, original (paper/hard-copy) upper secondary school documents have been submitted to the Admissions Office.

Step 3: Upload Official Upper Secondary School Certificate


Upload your official upper secondary school Graduation Certificate / Graduation Diploma / National Examination Certificate, showing your successful graduation from upper secondary school — in the native language AND accompanied by an official English translation — directly into My Account.  

  • Note:  you are required to submit your official, original (paper / hard-copy) Graduation Certificate / Graduation Diploma / National Examination Certificate to the Admissions Office immediately upon your arrival at KCKCC
    • You will NOT be able to enroll in classes until after your official, original Graduation Certificate / Graduation Diploma / National Examination Certificate is received

* Transcript and Certificate requirements vary by country; for specific international credential requirements for a particular country, contact international@kckcc.edu 

F-1 Transfer students that have successfully completed a minimum of at least 24 academic credit hours at a U.S. college/university may be exempted from the submission of their Upper Secondary School certificate. ESL classes and college preparatory classes are not academic credits and do not count toward the 24 academic credit hour minimum for exemption.

  • Athletes are NOT exempt, and submission of their official upper secondary school Graduation Certificate/Graduation Diploma/National Examination Certificate is required.
    • Athletes are NOT athletically eligible until after all required official, original (paper/hard-copy) upper secondary school documents have been submitted to the Admissions Office.

Step 4: Submit U.S. College / University Transcripts


Submit your official, FINAL college/university transcript directly from each institution you have attended in the United States (U.S.).

  • Official, final transcripts must be submitted from the institution attended directly to KCKCC's Registrar's Office
    • You cannot upload these transcripts to your online application.
  • Admission/acceptance cannot be granted until after all official, final transcripts have been received from ALL U.S. institutions you have attended.
    • "Final" transcripts show your grades for all classes taken at a college/university; including all classes for the current semester in which you are currently enrolled.
      • Transcripts showing "In Progress" classes are NOT final transcripts.
  • F-1 transfer-in students must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 from all institutions attended in the U.S. to be eligible for admission/acceptance to KCKCC.
    • ESL and college preparatory classes are included in CGPA calculation.
  • F-1 transfer-in students must be in good standing at their current institution to be eligible for admission/acceptance to KCKCC.

Step 5: Upload Proof of Financial Support


Upload an official Bank Statement or Bank Letter into My Account.

  • In English
  • In readily available funds
    • Real estate, stocks, investments, payroll statements, etc... are NOT eligible
  • In the minimal amount of KCKCC's current Estimated Cost of Attendance for One Academic Year

Click here for detailed Proof of Financial Support information and a Sample Bank Letter

Estimated Cost of Attendance for One Academic Year

  • Tuition and Fees (24 credit hours) = $5,352.00
  • Room and Board = $10,410.00
  • Books and Insurance = $2,950.00
  • Personal Expenses = $5,513.00

Total Estimated Cost for One Academic Year = $24,225.00 USD

Step 6: Upload Affidavit of Support Form


Upload an official Affidavit of Support Form directly into My Account.

  • An official form is required from each Financial Sponsor who provided a Bank Statement or Bank Letter
  • The form must be completed and signed by the Financial Sponsor
  • The Financial Sponsor's name on the form must exactly match the name on their Bank Statement or Bank Letter
  • The form must be notarized or attested

Click here to download the Affidavit of Support Form

Step 7: Upload Passport


Upload a color copy of the biographical page of your current, valid passport directly into My Account.

Step 8: Upload Visa


Upload a color copy of the F-1 visa you most recently used to enter the United States directly into My Account.

Step 9: Upload I-94 Admission Record


Upload a color print-out of your I-94 Admission Record directly into My Account.

  • You may retrieve your I-94 Admission Record online by clicking HERE.

Step 10: Upload Forms I-20


Upload color copies of pages 1 and 2 of your most recently issued Form I-20 from your current school directly into My Account.

  • If you have attended more than one school in the United States as an F-1 status student, upload color copies of pages 1 and 2 of your most recently issued Form I-20 from ALL schools you have attended in the U.S.
    • Your I-20 uploads must include one (1) Form I-20 from EACH U.S. school.

Step 11: Submit Official English Language Test Scores


Have your official English Language Proficiency Test Scores submitted to KCKCC directly from the test provider/company.

  • Official test scores must be submitted from one (1) of the tests listed below; scores from tests not listed below are not accepted
    • Test scores are valid for two (2) years from the testing date
    • The scores listed below are the lowest scores accepted by KCKCC
  • Completion of an ESL (English as a Second Language) program is not acceptable proof of English language proficiency; scores from one (1) of the tests listed below must be submitted
  • Students from countries where English is an official language may be exempted from the English Language Proficiency Test requirement
  • F-1 Transfer students that have successfully completed a minimum of at least 24 academic credit hours — including English Composition I and English Composition II, both with grades of C or higher — at a U.S. college/university may be exempted from the English Language Proficiency Test requirement.

Minimum Required Test Scores

TOEFL iBT  62

TOEFL iBT Home Edition ≥ 62

IELTS (Academic)   5.5 overall band score

PTE Academic  ≥  46

PTE Academic Online  ≥  46

MET 4-Skill Exam    50  

MET Digital 4-Skill Exam    50

Important Information

  • Receiving a Form I-20
    • After all the required application documents have been submitted the application and supporting documents will be reviewed to determine admissibility to KCKCC.
    • If it is determined that all admission criteria are fulfilled, a Conditional Acceptance Letter and F-1 Transfer Clearance Form will be sent via email. If the SEVIS Record is in Active status, it may be transferred to KCKCC.
    • After admission and the successful transfer-in of the Active status SEVIS Record, an email will be sent when the KCKCC Form I-20 is ready and available.
  • Compulsory International Student Health Insurance
    • All F-1 status international students are required to purchase Kansas City Kansas Community College's compulsory International Student Health Insurance.
      • International students are required to carry health insurance through KCKCC from Relation Insurance Services, KCKCC's international student health insurance carrier.
    • F-1 status students will be automatically enrolled in this health insurance plan each semester and will be charged the corresponding fees for this health insurance plan each semester.
    • THIS IS COMPULSORY AND CANNOT BE WAIVED.

Applicant Notes

  • All application materials and documents submitted for admission to Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) become the property of KCKCC; these materials and documents cannot be returned to the applicant.
  • Application requirements cannot be waived.
  • Submission of altered, falsified or fraudulent application information and/or Supplemental Items will result in the immediate DENIAL of admission.
  • Some courses may require fees in addition to the tuition and fees cost listed above; these fees are listed in the class schedule each semester.
  • The KCKCC Board of Trustees has the right to change tuition and fee costs without notice.
KCKCC uses cookies to understand how you use the website and how to improve the overall experience. Read our website privacy policy