International students planning to attend Austin Community College must submit a complete application to the International Student Office by the application deadlines (incomplete applications will NOT be accepted for processing).
Submit original documents only. We cannot accept faxed, scanned, or photocopied versions of documents unless indicated in the document instructions.
Note: Make sure the name on your application matches the name as it appears on your passport. Please notify us if it is different than how it appears on your transcript.
Once we receive your required documents, we will notify you via email to submit the ACC online application. Allow at least 2 weeks for processing documents.
Submit all the documents required for your visa type or program of interest.
F-1 new student: I live outside the United States and want to attend ACC for a degree or certificate.
F-1 transfer student: I am an F-1 student in the United States, and I want to transfer to ACC.
F-1 co-enrollment: I am an F-1 visa student with an unexpired I-20 and intend to take ACC classes while remaining full-time status at another college or university.
F-2 dependent: I am the child or spouse of an F-1 visa student.
Other visa types: I lawfully reside in the United States as a temporary worker, diplomat, exchange visitor, or other immigrant type.
Intensive English Program student: I would like to enroll in the Intensive English Program at ACC.
Austin Community College
Attn: International Student Office
1020 Grove Blvd
Austin, Texas 78741
The language of instruction at ACC is English. If English is not your native language, you must submit official scores on a language proficiency exam. Instructions and exemptions.
|International Application Priority Deadline|
|Visa Type||Fall Deadline||Spring Deadline||Summer Deadline|
|F-1 New Students||June 1||Oct. 1||n/a|
|F-1 Transfer and All Other Visa Type Students||July 15||Nov. 1||April 15|
If you do not have a U.S. Social Security number: The International Student Office assigns you an alternate number via email after processing your required documents. Use this number in place of a Social Security number when completing the online application.
The $100 non-refundable application fee can be paid online. Include your Social Security number or ACC-assigned alternate number.
Complete the I-20 process if you are accepted to ACC and seeking the F-1 visa for the first time or changing your status to the F-1 visa. Skip this this step if you already have a valid F-1 visa.
You also must submit these additional documents before you can continue to the Area of Study Information Session and register for classes.
You also must submit these additional documents in order to complete the admissions process:
You should plan ot arrive in Austin and check in at the International Student Office by the following dates. Bring the following documents with you:
|International Student Arrival Dates|
You must attend the international student orientation. Register to attend.
You will attend an Area of Study Information Session after you turn in all required documents and met college readiness/TSI requirements.
This session is mandatory if you have fewer than 12 college credits. Students with 12 or more college credits can attend an Area of Study Information Session or meet with an advisor in your area of study to review transcripts and TSI status. Plan your classes by viewing the area of study program information.
Your final application step is to plan your classes for the upcoming semester, then register and pay online by the posted deadlines. See registration information.
International students paying for tuition in currency other than U.S. dollars may use Flywire to send an international wire. ACC only accepts wire payments of the exact tuition amount due. Payment in any other amount will be refused. See Flywire for details.
The following students are not classified as international students and will complete these enrollment steps.