For more information on becoming an international student, please refer to our International Student Resources section or call 540-857-6099.
Students who are interested in the Access ESL program, click here.
There are three ways to apply to Virginia Western:
You may also download the Application for In-State Tuition in PDF format.
All I-20 forms are filed with INS on the Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) electronic database. The form must be completed very accurately. It is the basis for your I-20 and some Consular Offices are very particular.
If you are an in-country applicant, you must obtain a copy of your I-94, Passport, or Visa to provide to the InternationaIl Education office.
You must complete the TOEFL and earn a score of at least:
Our code for reporting scores is 5868.
You must obtain transcripts and English translations of all your High School and/or College records.
After you receive your I-20, submit your I-901 fee to the Federal Government.
If you are transferring from another U.S. college, please complete the Transfer Eligibility Form and submit a copy of your current I-20.
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