International Application Process

Admission Requirements

  1. Application for Admission (no fee is required) You may apply online or download a paper application (77kb pdf)
  2. Copy of photo page of current passport
  3. Please send the following:
    • high school transcripts
    • high school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary studies (for those who have completed secondary studies at the time of application)
    • national exam scores
    • college or university transcripts, if applicable

A professional transcript evaluation may be required. This will be at the cost of the applicant.

  1. Evidence of English language proficiency is required. Hesston College accepts these minimum scores:
Restricted intermediate level admission

Restricted advanced level admission

Unrestricted admission

Hesston College waives the English proficiency test score requirement in the following situations:

      • Student is a native English speaker
      • Student attended a U.S. high school*
      • Student attended a high school or university in which all classes were taught in English*

Items marked with a * meet acceptance requirement but an Institutional English proficiency test will be required on arrival for class placement. There is not charge to the student for this test.

  1. A phone or video interview may be required.
  2. Evidence of adequate financial resources (bank statement, letter, etc), which shows the availability of funds for a minimum of the first year of study at Hesston College. Additionally, any sponsors involved supporting a student financially will be required to provide the Hesston College International Admissions office a letter of financial commitment to the student.
  3. Advance payment (deposit) may be required.

Application Deadline – June 1, 2024 for fall 2024 admission

You are advised to apply as early as possible, especially if you are seeking financial aid.

After Admission is Granted

You will receive an I-20 form from Hesston College so you can apply for a student visa from the nearest United States consulate. In some cases, an advance payment will be required before the I-20 is sent. Visa application deadline is August 1, 2024.

Travel arrangements

Make arrangements to fly to Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita, Kansas. The Wichita airport code is ICT. Notify the Director of International Student Admissions of your travel plans so someone from the college can meet you at the airport. Arrive August 11, 2024, in time for orientation.


Students under the age of 24 live on campus. Many fun-filled opportunities exist for students: concerts, dances, movies, roller skating, athletic events. Use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs is prohibited on campus.

During Christmas and other extended holidays, you may live in homes with families. The International Student Support Coordinator will make these arrangements.