Transfer Students

Application Deadlines




August 1


January 4


May 15

Steps to apply

Step 1

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Step 1

The following documents are required for admission. TOEFL is not required.

  1. International Application (PDF).
  2. $50 USD non-refundable application fee
  3. Official or Attested Secondary School Transcripts (accompanied by an official English line-by-line translation if originals are not in English)
  4. Affidavit of Support (PDF)
  5. Bank statement or bank letter verifying s/he has at least $21,000 USD for the student's education. The bank statement must be less than 6 months old and show the sponsor's full name.
  6. Affidavit of Room and Board (PDF) (if applicable)
  7. Copy of the identification page of the student's passport
  8. Copy of I-20
  9. Copy of I-94
  10. Copy of VISA
  11. Copy of Employment Authorization Card (if applicable)
  12. Transfer Clearance Form (PDF)
  13. Official transcripts from each U.S. institution

Send documents by:


Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley
International Student Services
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111


Documents can be scanned and sent via e-mail to


Step 2

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Step 2

Upon arrival, check in with the International Student Services Office at Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City MO 64111.

If you have not taken the equivalent of ENGL 101 at a U.S. institution and earned a "C" or higher, you will need to take the English Placement Test. This free test is only offered on the Penn Valley campus. Students will be placed at the appropriate level of ESL instruction (if needed) based on the results of the test.

Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley offers comprehensive English as a Second Language instruction for academic, personal or professional purposes. Grammar, composition, reading/vocabulary and speaking/listening are available at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Day and evening classes are offered.

You can contact the English as a Second Language Department via email at if you have further questions.

Students may take classes at any of the five campuses in the MCC District once they have completed any required ESL coursework. At the current time, ESL classes are only offered at the MCC-Penn Valley campus.