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International Student

Steps to complete the Admissions Checklist for International Students


Submit high school transcript translated into English.

*MUST be on file at North Central Missouri College before an I-20 is issued.


Submit college transcripts

Transcripts must be translated into English and U.S. equivalents (via service such as WES-World Education Services)

*MUST be on file at North Central Missouri College before an I-20 is issued.


Submit official TOEFL or DUOLINGO score report.

(if official national language is not English – minimum scores are paper version)

TOEFL Minimum scores for acceptance:

Paper: 500

Computer-based: 173

Internet based: 61


Duolingo Minimum scores for acceptance: 90

Visit Duolingo English Test

PTE (Pearson) test scores for acceptance: 44

Visit PE Pearson


Submit Finances/Bank statement and/or sponsorship letter

*MUST be on file at North Central Missouri College before an I-20 is issued.


What’s next?

Once the admissions department has received and processed your application and transcript(s), you will be notified via mail of your acceptance status. Information regarding class registration and use of the student portal will also be included.

Your admissions status is available on myCOMPASS.

myCOMPASS login

myCOMPASS Tutorial


Important information for International Students


(Items must be completed prior to the start of the first semester.)

    • $100.00 housing deposit (if applicable)

Learn more and apply for housing here

  • ACT or placement test scores (if English-speaking prior to enrollment) may be taken on campus upon arrival prior to enrolling in classes.
  • NCMC provides international student health insurance through LewerMark. Students will be billed for mandatory health insurance.(must cover all dates while attending NCMC)
  • If currently attending another U.S. college or university, student must request the international advisor at your current institution to submit a completed North Central Missouri College International Student Advisor Report. NCMC’s Office of Admissions has this reports available upon request.

Request an International Student Advisor Report

Important Dates

Please note that application deadlines are earlier than U.S. students to allow time for international students to complete the visa process.

Next available start date is Spring 2022.


November 1


July 1