International Students

Expand Your Horizons at BHC

The academic and student opportunities at Black Hawk College will open up a whole new world of interests and experiences. We welcome foreign students from around the world as we have for more than 20 years.

Ready to apply?

When you download the application packet from this page, you will find detailed instructions on how to apply to Black Hawk College and the steps to becoming a student in the United States. Be sure to read all information carefully. If you need additional information, please contact us.

Download International Application for Admission packet

It is also required that students interested in getting an F1-Student Visa send their scores in one of the following English language proficiency tests:

TOEFL – minimum –IBT 50, CBT 143, PBT 550 (*)
PTE – minimum 42 (*)
IELTS – minimum 5.5 (*)
Duolingo – 85 (*)
(*) Scores must be from the last two years

Many of the forms and documents needed can be confusing. Use this guide to help keep your paperwork organized.

Already applied? Next steps

Refer to your I-20 or DS-2019 form for dates to report to Black Hawk College. Once you arrive on campus, you will need to take the placement test and attend new student orientation before classes start. We can also help you with payment options and information.

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