International Admissions Procedures

We welcome international student applications at Eastern Arizona College. Your packet will not be reviewed until the Records Office has received all documentation. You must submit all of the following by June 1st for the Fall Semester or October 15th for the Spring Semester.

Step 1: Admissions Form

Complete and return the Admissions Form included in the admissions materials packet .

Step 2: Academic Documentation

High School Transcripts

You must submit official transcripts (Secondary School Certificates) from all High Schools (Secondary Schools) you have previously attended. An official translation of your high school record must be submitted for non-English transcripts. The translation should indicate the names of all courses taken, grades obtained, graduation date, and be signed by a school official. You may obtain a translation from a designated school official at your high school or through an approved accredited translation body by NACES.

College Transcripts

Official transcripts must be sent directly to Eastern Arizona College from all colleges/universities you have previously attended. An official translation from an approved accredited translation body by NACES must be obtained for any collegiate transcript that is non-English.

Step 3: Proof of English Language Proficiency

All applicants who are not native English speakers must take one of the following English proficiency tests:

Test of English Language as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

TOEFL  is offered by the Educational Testing Service in countries throughout the world. You must arrange for the testing agency to send the test results to the EAC Records Office.

Required Scores
Paper Based Test Computer Based Test Internet Based Test
≥ 500 ≥ 173 ≥ 61


Accuplacer Placement Test

Accuplacer Placement Tests are managed by CollegeBoard . You must arrange for testing through the EAC Testing Center at Tests are offered for a fee through the third-party, online proctoring company, ProctorTrack and require a computer with a webcam and microphone. Results are directly uploaded to EAC for further processing.

Step 4: Medical Certification

The first page of the medical form is to be completed by the student and the second page is to be completed by a physician. Both pages are included in the application materials packet.

Step 5: Financial Certification

Show proof that you have assured financial resources of not less than $23,540.00 (U.S. Dollars) for each academic year you are to be a student at Eastern Arizona College. You must have these funds prior to enrollment. In order to satisfy this requirement, you must complete and submit the Certification of Finances form included in the application materials packet. Foreign students do not qualify for federal financial aid.

Step 6: Proof of Insurance

Show documentation that you are covered by an insurance plan that will cover medical expenses in the event of hospitalization. If your current insurance will not cover you during study in the United States, there are health insurance plans that can be purchased from U.S. companies .

Before you will be sent a letter of acceptance and a completed Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant (F-1) Student Status (Form I-20), you must complete Steps 1 through 6 as outlined above.

Immigration Issues: After being admitted to Eastern Arizona College, you are responsible for completing all Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) requirements . Students may not enroll in classes at Eastern Arizona College without the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility form on file in the Records and Registration Office.