2019-2020 Catalog

International Student Admission

In addition to the regular admissions procedures, an international student must submit the following information to Mustang Central:

  1. Western Wyoming Community College requires documentation of English ability:

    Documentation of English ability is required for all non-U.S. citizens except native English speakers from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, or non-French speaking Canada. Waivers may be granted for (1) transfer students with demonstrated success in college level English courses or (2) students whose secondary education was taught in English. Contact the Director of Admissions, located in Mustang Central, with any questions.

    1. Prospective students needing to provide documentation of English language ability must take one of the following three official tests of English and earn the minimum score listed: TOEFL (35), IELTS (5.0), and PTE Academic (36).
    2. Official ACT/SAT test scores cannot be substituted for the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic tests.
  2. ESL (English as a Second Language) Courses      
    1. Western offers an ESL Certificate with courses designed for intermediate or higher level ESL students needing to improve their English language abilities so that they can enroll in college level courses. 
  3. Official high school and any college transcripts (if transfer credit is requested) translated to English. Attested copies are accepted.
  4. A completed Health Form, signed by a physician.
  5. Evidence of financial responsibility is also required. Expenses include tuition, fees, books, room and board, and health insurance. It does not include student’s personal expenses or transportation costs.
    1. A statement of financial support from the bank of the person who will be sponsoring your stay in this country (stating how much will be available for your stay in this country). A minimum of $15,555 (US dollars) must be on the statement.
    2. A $100 non-refundable application fee, and a partially refundable $150 housing deposit (if on-campus housing is requested). Send a bank draft, money order, or American wire transfer payable to Western Wyoming Community College. The student must submit $7,500 to cover first semester costs upon arrival. This amount will be applied toward the first semester’s tuition, room, board, books, health insurance, and other fees.

All international students must have medical insurance. International students must purchase the College’s insurance.

After the applicant has completed the above, an admission decision will be made. Accepted students will be sent an official letter of acceptance and a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) will be issued for visa purposes.