EMCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Sep 29, 2023  
EMCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Students

EMCC will admit international students in keeping with the College mission and in accordance with SEVP regulations. International students who are terminated for any EMCC or SEVP policy/regulation violation will not be considered for reinstatement at East Mississippi Community College.

International students with acceptable scholastic records and proven English proficiency will be considered for full-time admission as freshmen or as transfer students. Freshman applicants must be graduates of recognized secondary schools comparable in level to the American high school. Transfer applicants are considered on the basis of secondary school records and records of postsecondary study (college, technical school). Factors considered in making the admission decision are grades earned, subjects taken, ability to carry a full course of studies, satisfactory scores on the East Mississippi Community All entering international student must present Results of an Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) (a blood assay for Mycobacterium tuberculosis: i.e., QuantiFERON TB Gold® or T-Spot®) and a chest x-ray performed within two months prior to beginning class. The blood assay and x-ray must be performed in the United States. (Students with signs or symptoms of TB or an abnormal x-ray will not be allowed to attend class without clearance from the Health Department.) Students are responsible for all costs associated with the tuberculosis screenings.

Applicants, both freshmen and transfer, whose native language is not English are required to submit a score of at least 61 on the IBT or 173 on the computer-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and must have taken the ACT.