Before Rose State College can process an application for admission, the International Student Office at Rose State College must receive each of the documents listed below: (Certified English translations are required for those items so indicated.)
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- A completed Rose State College Application for Admission.
- Official high school transcript(s) and/or documents indicating the date that all secondary school requirements were met. A certified English translation must be attached if the transcript is not printed in English.
- The completed "Certificate of Support" form and a certified letter from a bank that shows available funds in U.S. dollars. The United States Immigration and Naturalization Service requires all international students to have sufficient funds to cover all expenses they might incur during their attendance in college. NOTE: Self-sponsorship is NOT acceptable. A sponsor cannot be another international student.
- Proof of English language proficiency: Students are required to present a minimum TOEFL score of 61 on the internet-based exam or 173 on the computer-based exam ( the paper-based minimum score is a 500 )or score a 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam for admission. The Rose State College school code for TOEFL is 6559 and should be entered on your score sheet when you take the TOEFL test (www.ets.org/toefl) or the IELTS exam (www.ielts.org).
If, after review of your documents, you are eligible for admission to Rose State College, an I-20 form will be issued. You must report to the Office of Admissions and Records at Rose State College as soon as possible after entering the United States. Your enrollment will be considered for the semester following the date of issue on your I-20. In addition, you must present proof of health and repatriation insurance prior to completion of formal admission.