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International Student Admissions

An international student is defined as someone who is not a U.S. citizen or U.S. immigrant and is seeking admission to Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Permanent residents, refugees and political asylees must complete only the general admissions process, not the international student admissions process.

International Student Admissions Process

I-20 forms authorizing admittance into the United States for educational purposes will be issued when all admission requirements have been met. Qualified international students must apply and submit all required documents by the deadline to be considered for acceptance to M State. For a detailed admission requirements checklist please view the International Student Requirements Packet below.

Admissions deadlines: (All documents needed for acceptance must be received by M State prior to the deadlines listed below)

  • Spring semester deadlines: Dec. 1 for "in-status" applicants already in the U.S. transferring from another institution.
  • Summer semester deadlines: International students will not be admitted to Summer term.
  • Fall semester deadlines: Aug. 1 for "in-status" applicants already in the U.S. transferring from another institution.


Campus Locations

M State has four campuses located within 90 miles of each other. Each campus and community has unique services, a proud history, programs and housing options for international students. Click here to learn more about the campus locations.


Contact Us

If you are an international student and would like to receive more information about M State, click here.

Last modified: October 11th, 2012 at 10:24am