Lakeland College International Admissions Office has compiled a list of questions that are most commonly asked by prospective international students. We are happy to assist you throughout the application process. Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions or concerns.
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Q: Is there a special application for international students?
A: Yes. You are strongly encouraged to download the International Application Form from the international portion of the College's web site and use it.
Q: Is there an application deadline for international students?
A: No. Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Please allow sufficient time for us to process your application.
Q: Does Lakeland College accept transfer credits?
A: Yes. Lakeland College will evaluate your credits earned at approved post-secondary institutions that were passed with a grade of C or higher and determine how many credits are transferable.
Q: What TOEFL score does Lakeland College require?
For undergraduate admissions: Minimum 500 on the Paper-Based TOEFL, 173 on the Computer-Based TOEFL or 65 on the Internet Based TOEFL (IBT) is required.
For graduate admissions: A minimum 550 on the Paper-Based TOEFL, 213 on the Computer-Based TOEFL, or 79 on the Internet Based TOEFL (IBT) is required.
For Admission to The College's English Language Institute: Not required.
Q: What if my TOEFL score is below the requirement?
A: We will consider your application for admission to the College's English Language Institute.
Q: What is Lakeland College's code for the TOEFL exam?
A: Our code is 1393
Q: Does Lakeland College offer financial Assistance to international students?
A: Yes. Lakeland College offers limited financial assistance in the form of college grants to international undergraduate students who will be studying at the main campus.
Q: How much financial assistance could I possibly be awarded?
Partial need- or merit-based college grants ranging from $1,000.00 to full tuition may be available to undergraduate day program international students. Please be aware that the number of students receiving full tuition support is very limited.
This financial assistance is not a merit-based scholarship. Consideration of such an award is based upon a combination of factors, such as our budget, the time you submit your application, your academic and non-academic record, and your financial situation.
Q: What paperwork do I need to submit with my application?
A: For the detailed application requirements for admissions to the College's English Language Institute, undergraduate or graduate programs, please refer to the Instructions & Checklist for the complete list of requirements.
Q: What is the application process?
Step 1: International students submit applications and other required supporting documents.
Step 2: Lakeland College reviews your application, makes a decision, and notify you of such a decision.
Step 3: Lakeland College sends you a SEVIS I-20, an official acceptance letter, and a housing application packet.
Step 4: Applicants pay the SEVIS fee, arrange for a visa interview, and make preparations for arrival on campus if they are granted an F1 student visa.
Please refer to Steps for International Applications for details.
Q: How can I get my I-20?
A: Your Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Immigrant F-1 Student Status) will not be issued until you have been academically and financially admitted to Lakeland College and have paid the required enrollment deposit.
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