Frequently Asked Questions
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Japan, Togo, Vietnam, Korea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Argentina, Spain, Italy, Ghana, Brazil, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Belarus, India, Nepal, Gambia, Germany, England, Canada, Norway, Swedenand. Students from all countries are welcome at MVCC.
You will receive the Form I-20 when you have completed all necessary admissions information and have been accepted as an International Student.
No, you are not required to take the TOEFL exam prior to admission at MVCC. You will be required to take an English placement test upon arrival to campus. This exam will place you in the appropriate classes for you level.
Coordinator of Services for International Students
Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Telephone: (315) 792.5350
Fax: (315) 792-5527
The College offers a complete academic course in English as a Second Language. MVCC also offers 4 levels of ESL to help improve the students English ability.
- The campus is set in a safe suburban atmosphere
- Local homes and a grammar school in immediate area
- The campus is equipped with security personnel to assist students
- Campus Emergency Telephones available for student use
- 24 hour dormitory and campus surveillance
International Students can apply as a transfer student to their 4 year University or College of choice. As long as the student meets all admissions requirements they can transfer from Mohawk Valley Community College to their next University as a transfer student. There is a specialist on campus that will help students with transfer applications.
You should begin your admissions application at least 3 months prior to the anticipated start date. This will allow you adequate time to receive your Form I-20 and apply for a student visa.