International Students

International Students

For your application, there are a few additional items that are required. These items are necessary to complete your application and should be filled out as soon as possible.

Freshmen and First-time Students to the US:

Due to limited personnel resources, we regret that we cannot proceed with individual email correspondence until first-time F-1 students have submitted their online application and SAT or ACT scores.

  1. Complete our free, online application.
  2. Complete the TOEFL, Test of English as a Foreign Language. 
  3. Send your transcript to one of the evaluation agencies found at www.NACES.org.

*If you are a student from Canada or the UK, this is not applicable, and you may send transcripts directly.

Students Transferring from another US institution:

The following requirements are for students who already have an F-1 visa and I-20:

  1. Complete our free, online application.
  2. Send us your transcripts from your current US institution.
  3. Send us copies of your passport, F-1 visa, I-94 (both sides), and all current and previous I-20s.
  4. Complete your Sponsorship Certification Form
  5. Complete your Supporting Financial Documentation. These documents are additional requirements of the Sponsorship Certification Form. Originals required.

Once this process is complete and you’ve accepted our offer of admission, we’ll issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant, which you will need as part of the process to request an F-1 student visa. If you are transferring to ENC from another college in the U.S. then you will need to request your SEVIS record.

Immigration and Visa Process

Sponsorship Certification Form – This is a United States Federally mandated requirement. Please read the instructions completely, since this form is a complicated. This form also requires supporting financial documentation from your bank. Original documents are required; photocopies are not acceptable.

Supporting Financial Documentation  These documents must be bank statement and statements of income if necessary to demonstrate your ability to fully fund your education for all the years you will be attending ENC. This can sometimes amount to $80,000 to &100,000 dollars. Originals are required.

The International Student Financial Aid Application – You will have to complete our financial aid application form in order to be eligible for need-based financial aid. Photocopies are acceptable.

The International Student Data Form. This form is required of all international students applying for admission to Eastern Nazarene College in order to evaluate whether immigration sponsorship in F-1 student status is required.

Once this process is complete & you’ve accepted our offer of admission by submitting your non-refundable enrollment deposit, we’ll issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant, which you will need as part of the process to request an F-1 student visa. If you are transferring to ENC from another college in the U.S. then you will need to request that your SEVIS record be transferred.