Estrella Mountain Community College welcomes students from other countries who are seeking to broaden their experiences through international learning opportunities. The college offers a range of classes and subject matter to meet a variety of academic needs.
Your contact person is:
Estrella Mountain Community College
You are expected to have good
academic records. In addition, you must provide the following documents
in order to be considered for admission to Estrella Mountain Community
Transcript Information (updated 5-15-04)
EMCC does not evaluate foreign
academic transcripts. In order for us to consider your application, it
will be necessary for you to have your credentials evaluated. This evaluation
may be accomplished by applying to one of the following agencies:
EMCC does not endorse any of these agencies. This listing is only provided for the convenience of the applicant. There may be other transcript evaluation agencies you may choose to contact. A letter of inquiry should be sent to the evaluation service of your choice for application, information, and fee structure before submitting documents.
General College Information
Eligibility for admission to EMCC cannot be determined until all of your credentials are evaluated.The I-20 form (Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Immigrant Student Status), which is necessary to secure an F1 student visa, will be forwarded when you are officially accepted.
If you are a transfer student already in the United States, you must inform your foreign advisor from your previous school of your plan to transfer. When you arrive at EMCC, contact the Admissions and Records Office for the proper transfer procedures.
You are required to be enrolled full-time during each semester.
Always keep your I-20 in a secure place.
It is required that all F-1 students from abroad enroll in the Maricopa Community College District health insurance plan. Elaine Trask will advise you on the necessary procedure relating to this requirement.
EMCC has no on-campus housing or residence halls. Students are expected to find housing in the surrounding communities. Students are responsible for transportation to and from EMCC.
After you arrive at EMCC, you can pick up your copy of the General Catalog and a copy of the EMCC class schedule. We cannot send catalogs outside the United States. Information on the schedules are posted on our web page:
EMCC is a publicly supported institution and does not have funds appropriated for use as scholarships or loans for incoming international students.
This information is subject to change.
Estrella Mountain Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission is located at 30 North La Salle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; telephone number: (800) 621-7440.
Estrella Mountain Community College and the Maricopa County Community College District do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, age, or Vietnam-Era disabled veteran status in employment or in the application, admission, participation, access, and treatment of persons in instructional programs and activities.