International Students

International Support Services (ISS) provides international students with the support and assistance necessary to achieve their educational goals and to ensure institutional compliance with government immigration regulations. It provides the documents required for international students to obtain and maintain their legal status. ISS strives to create an environment conducive to a successful educational, personal, and professional experience.

Application Deadlines

SemesterOutside U.S.Inside U.S.
Fall Term (begins August)June 15thJuly 15th
Spring Term (begins January)November 15thDecember 1st
Summer Term (begins May)March 15thMarch 30th
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Application Requirements to Receive I-20

All International Students Applicants (F-1 Visas Status) must complete the following items to be considered for admission and to receive an I-20:

  1. ICC International Student Information Form
  2. ICC Affidavit of Support
  3. High School Transcripts
  4. TOEFL iBT or IELTS Scores
  5. ICC NextGen Accuplacer scores
  6. Copy of Passport

Secure File Upload

  1. Go to Secure File Exchange
  2. Click on Secure Upload
  3. Select International Students
  4. Fill out the form and attach your documents

Illinois Central College Student Information Form

Bank Verification & Affidavit of Support

Educational Background Documents

Proof of English Proficiency

To determine English proficiency, all international F-1 applicants must submit proof of English proficiency by submitting their results from the TOEFL iBT or the IELTS and complete Illinois Central College’s Next Gen Accuplacer or submit ACT/SAT scores.

Submit Scores (only one required):

and (only one required):

Dependents

You will need to provide the citizenship, country of birth, date of birth, and gender information for all dependents (spouse and/or children) and provide a copy of each family member’s passport, visa, and I-94 card (if appropriate).

Transfer Students

Provide the following items:

After you have been accepted to Illinois Central College, you must contact your current school to request that your SEVIS record be transferred to Illinois Central College; School Code CHI214F04810000.

Health Insurance (Optional)

Health insurance is NOT mandatory but strongly recommended for all Illinois Central College international students. To learn more, check out international student insurance explained.

For additional information and support, check out the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) website.

View AILA website

When all fees, documents, and records are received you will be admitted to Illinois Central College and your I-20 transfer form will be submitted.

2023-24 Estimate Cost of Attendance

Independent Full-time Student

ExpenseOn-Campus HousingOff-Campus Housing
Tuition & Fees$4,960$12,480
Books & Supplies$1,600 $1,600
Housing$9,900$9,900
Transportation$2,250$2,250
Health Insurance$1,600$1,600
Misc. & Personal $3,000$3,000
Total Expenses$23,310$30,830
Please note that these figures are estimates for one academic year and are subject to change without notice. International F-1 students residing in on-campus housing are eligible for in-district housing calculated at one credit hour (x) $155.00.


Experiencing cultures different than your own is like being served a slice of humble pie. We are proud to welcome international students from all over the world. Interested in learning more? Contact me, I’m happy to answer any questions.

Jenny Lamb, International Student Coordinator

International Education

Academic Building » 304C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Thu: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: Virtual
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