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International Students

Students who are applying from foreign countries must obtain an F-1 student visa in compliance with sections 101(a) F(11) of United States law. They must also obtain an I-94 form which shows immigration classification and endorsements made by immigration officers to indicate the place and date of admission into the United States.

Hellenic College international students are responsible for keeping their own passports valid for at least six months past the expiration date of their visas. International students are required to report their addresses to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) on form I-53, available at the U.S. Post Office, on or before January 31 of each year.

Proficiency in English to pursue a course of study equivalent to that normally required of an American applicant must be demonstrated through the TOEFL scores. When registering for the TOEFL exam, please note the Hellenic College Holy Cross TOEFL code number is 9794.

To be in compliance with federal law, international students must maintain full-time status (12 minimum credit hours).

In addition to the admissions requirements for all students, every international student must submit an immigration status declaration form and an affidavit of support. Support from churches, organizations, individuals, other outside parties, etc., must be documented in writing and indicate the monetary amount thereof.


Fr. Gregory Floor
Director of Admissions

Vanessa Constantinidis
Associate Director of Admissions