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International Student Admissions


Daytona State College welcomes international students!

Daytona State offers quality Associate degree programs that can prepare you for transfer to one of our Bachelor’s degree programs, the four-year college or university of your choice, or entry into a career. With a faculty/student ratio of 1:16, our faculty not only know our students by name, they know them by their dreams. Students at Daytona State are challenged and supported to take risks in the classroom. Our tutoring program supports students from entry-level to our most advanced courses.

Daytona State offers a comprehensive college experience through a full array of student services such as academic advising, career planning and placement, the Women’s Center, and a Multicultural International Resource Center. Plus, students enjoy extracurricular activities from intercollegiate athletics, intramurals sports, and over 20 clubs and organizations. With students from as many as 90 countries, mutual learning connections enrich your campus experiences.

General Information

Admission Requirements

International students must meet the admission requirements of the program they wish to enter.

In addition to meeting program admission requirements, international students must obtain a SEVIS Form I-20 in order to apply for an F-1 or M-1 visa. Requirements for the I-20 are listed below.

The following programs are not available to international students: Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting

Apply Today!

1. Apply

Complete the International Student Application for Admission. You can apply by downloading our application and submitting it by mail, fax, email, or in person at any campus.

2. Submit Transcripts

Submit final, official high school or GED transcript including a graduation date. Submit final, official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended. An official transcript is one that arrives in a sealed envelope.  Have all official transcripts sent directly to:  Daytona State College Admissions Office, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL  32114.

If you graduated high school or have attended college in another country, please download the information sheet, Evaluating Credentials from Outside the U.S., and follow the instructions. Contact Admissions for more information about your transcript requirements. Please DO NOT submit your original documents to the College.

3. Verify Finances

Complete the Verification of Finances Form. Complete both sides. Submit supporting documentation such as bank letters, award letters, etc. All financial documents must be in English and U.S. dollars. Read and follow the instructions on the Verification of Finances Form.

4. English Language Proficiency

If you are a citizen of a country where the official language is not English, you must provide one of the following:

5. Transfer Clearance

If you are already studying in the U.S. on a visa and wish to transfer to Daytona State or take classes as a transient student, you will need to submit the following:

6. Passport Copy

Please submit a clear copy of your passport

After you submit all required documents, Daytona State College will mail your SEVIS Form I-20 and Letter of Acceptance to you at the mailing address provided on your application. Overnight delivery services can be utilized at the student’s expense. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.

Useful Links

U.S. Department of State (DOS)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)

Last Updated: 9/17/13