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 International Students

  • Why CGCC?
  • Admissions
  • Pre-arrival Info
  • Immigration Regs
  • FAQ
  • Contacts
Why Choose to Study at Chandler Gilbert Community College?
International Student Admission Requirements 
Application Deadlines
Where to send required documents
If you have any questions, please contact
Students Under 18 Years Old
Information in Different Languages
Obtaining a Student F-1 Visa
Airline Travel Arrangements
What to Bring
Financial & Health Preparations
Housing Arrangements
Arizona Weather/Environment
Local Transportation
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Immigration Regulations
Your Legal Status in the United States
Maintaining F-1 & M-1 Legal Status
Traveling Outside of the United States
Employment Options
Transfer to Another School
Reporting Change of Address
Why choose to study at CGCC?
What do I need to do to come to school on a student visa (F-1 status)? 
What is the difference between CGCC & a university?
What are the benefits to earning an AAS from CGCC before transferring to a university? 
What are the costs?
What are the tuition fees for CGCC?
Is there a tuition payment plan available for international students?
Where can I get more information on the F-1 visa student status?
Do I need to pay the $20,320 directly to CGCC?
Will my college classes from another country count toward my CGCC degree?
Where can I get information on courses?
Are scholarships available for International Students?
How do I register (sign up) for classes?
What is an assessment test?
Can I use my native language for college credit?
Do I have to take the TOEFL test?
What score is needed on the TOEFL?
Must I purchase the health insurance?
What are the deadline dates for applying?
Can I be employed while I am on F-1 status?
Does CGCC have dormitories or other student housing?
Will I be able to pay tuition and fees as an Arizona resident?
How long is the I-20 valid?
How many credits must I take?
How long is a semester?
Can I transfer to a 4-year university after I complete my studies at CGCC? 
What types of support services are available for students? 
How large are classes?

Director: Annie Jimenez
Phone: 1.480.732.7391
Fax: 1.866.579.8242
Email: a.jimenez@cgc.edu

DSO, IEP Support Staff: Vacant

International Student Services Specialist Sr/DSO: Kathleen Lueppker
Phone: 1.480.726.4236
Email: kathleen.lueppker@cgc.edu 

Receptionist: Missy Ascencion
Phone: 1.480.726.4057
Email: missy.ascension@cgc.edu

*Dial "001" first if calling from outside the United States


Mailing address:

Chandler-Gilbert Community College
International Education Program
2626 East Pecos Road
Chandler, Arizona  85224-2449 U.S.A.

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