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.
Visit the Admissions Center and complete the COMPASS skills assessment, unless you have already taken one of the following -
Meet with an Academic Advisor who will assist you with registering for classes.
Registration Start Dates for New StudentsSummer 2015 - March 23, 2015Fall 2015 - April 20, 2015
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.
Fall Classes Begin:
Phone: (864) 592-4800
Toll Free: (866) 591-3700
Fax: (864) 592-4564
Mon - Thu | 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm
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