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International Students

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International students must have their completed application on file at least four (4) months prior to their intended date of enrollment. International students must complete the equivalent of a secondary education with higher than average grades. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all students with a native language other than English.

International students must submit the following documentation to the Division of Students Affairs.

  1. An international student application at least four (4) months prior to their intended date of enrollment.
  2. Official records equivalent of a secondary education with higher than average grades. Official transcripts, from all institutions, of previous college work completed. All documents must be translated to the English language. For consideration, international college transcripts must be evaluated on a course-by-course basis by an approved third-party, such as Educational Credential Evaluators or World Education Services.
  3. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 500 on the paper-based test, or 173 on the computer -based version, or 61 or above on the internet -based version, or a score of 6.5 or above on the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS). Only official score reports for the TOEFL are acceptable. Under no circumstances will photocopies serve as an official score report.
  4. A certification of “Financial Support Statement” from a financial institution. Additional standardized tests are required for placement and counseling purposes, and must be taken prior to registration. Acceptable placement tests include ACT, SAT, Accuplacer or COMPASS.

If you have any questions or need anything please contact:

Thom Conner  
Admissions Counselor 
2001 Union Carbide Dr  
South Charleston, WV 25303  
thomas.conner@bridgevalley.edu
Phone: 304.205.6738  
Fax: 304.205.6771