You are considered an International Student if you are requesting or have requested a student visa, or have transferred from another college under a student visa, or possess a visa other than the one approved by Spartanburg Community College and SEVIS (Student Exchange and Visitor Information System).
International students should begin the application process at least one semester or three months prior to enrollment.
Download SCC International Student Information Packet (PDF)
Download SCC International Student Admissions/Enrollment Checklist (PDF)
We recommend that you apply to SCC at least 3 months prior to your start term to ensure timely completion of the admissions and registration process. Apply online or at any SCC campus location. A non-refundable $25 application fee is required to submit an application. Application fee payment details.
Once you’ve applied, log into your My SCC Portal account, and access your SCC email account. See instructions here.
Take the TOEFL test unless approved for exemption, with a minimum of 500 (paper-administered exam) or a score of 63 (internet computer-administered exam). An applicant’s citizenship or immigration status has no bearing on the language proficiency requirement. Applicants are not required to demonstrate English proficiency when one of the following applies:
Contact the SCC International Student
Advisor of arrival and make appointment to complete requirements. Please bring
all documents with you. Provide advisor with medical clearance form.
Meet with an admissions specialist at SCC to determine if you should complete the placement skills assessment, or see if you are eligible for other options in placement requirements. View details of all options for placement requirement
Download chart of placement requirement options (PDF)
Visit the Business Office to confirm that your tuition and fees are paid. Once paid, you will receive your parking decal. Then have your SCC student ID made in the Admissions Center, and purchase books for classed at The Book Inn.
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