All of the required documents must be received by the appropriate deadline to initiate the admission process. If your documents are incomplete we will NOT process your application for the I-20. All documents may be submitted using the electronic I-20 application portal, mailed to or turned in directly to the International Office in the Richland College Multicultural Center. Please note that the online application method may not be available for all applicants at this time. You may be required to submit a complete application packet, including an original bank statement in a sealed envelope from the bank. High quality scanned documents are strongly recommended to apply online. Faxes will not be accepted.

College Level Ready

Prospective/New students applying from outside the United States

SemesterMonthsDeadline*
SpringJanuary - MayOctober 1
SummerJune - AugustMarch 1
FallAugust - DecemberJune 1

Transfer Students within the U.S.

SemesterMonthsDeadline*
SpringJanuary - MayNovember 15
SummerJune - AugustApril 15
FallAugust - DecemberJuly 15

Intensive English Program - American English and Culture Institute (AECI)

For more information, please visit the AECI Program page.

Prospective/New students applying from outside the United States

SemesterMonthsDeadline*
Session IAugust - OctoberJune 1
Session IIOctober - DecemberAugust 15
Session IIIJanuary - MarchOctober 1
Session IVMarch - MayJanuary 15
Session V
June - JulyMarch 1

Transfer Students within the United States

SemesterMonthsDeadline*
Session IAugust - OctoberJuly 15
Session IIOctober - DecemberSeptember 15
Session IIIJanuary - MarchNovember 15
Session IVMarch - MayFebruary 15
Session VJune - JulyApril 15