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International Students

You are an International Student if:

1. You are not an U.S. citizen
2. and are interested in obtaining a F1 student visa and working toward a degree with us.


This isn't the type of student I am. Let me choose again.

Chattanooga State is perfectly suited to not only educate students from the international community, but also to provide them a unique experience in the heart of one of the United States’ most beautiful regions.

Check mark Complete the Application

  • Online - currently unavailable. International students should complete the paper application below.
  • Paper - can be printed or picked up on campus in the Multicultural office (HPF-180).

Check mark Send Proof of Lawful Presence in U.S / Proof of Citizenship

State ID or Passport if out of state ID, or a valid birth certificate is required

Check mark English Proficiency Test (TOEFL)

All applicants whose native language is not English must submit official English proficiency test results taken within the last two (2) years.

Check mark Send Documentation to The Office of Admissions

  • Request that your official high school or GED transcripts, as well as transcripts from each college attended, be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.
  • Request test scores if needed for course prerequisites or specific programs.
  • Provide official copies of academic records from secondary schools, colleges or universities, accompanied by notarized or certified English translations of these documents.

Check mark Test Scores

ACT and/or SAT (if within 5 years of testing date)

Check mark Receive Acceptance

An email will be sent to you from the Office of Admissions letting you know your next steps.

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