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Prospective International Students

brochure coverWhere and what can I study?

International students may apply to Cambridge College for entry into any of the degree programs available at the following campuses/locations:

Programs vary by location. Contact the Admissions department for more information.

Need help applying or have questions?

Contact us at the location of your choice.


Vera Dimoplon
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, PDSO

Email: international@cambridgecollege.edu
Need to make an appointment with the Boston International Student Office? Click here to request a meeting.

How much does it cost?              

Tuition is calculated based on your program of study and the number of credits you take. In order to maintain F1 status, you must register for a minimum number of credits each Fall and Spring term. For bachelor's (undergraduate) students, the registration requirement is 12 credits, and for master's (graduate) students, the registration requirement is 8 credits.

To see the current tuition charges, please choose one of the locations listed above, and navigate to the Admissions/Tuition & Fees page. All international students must demonstrate at least $29,000 in financial capability, regardless of major or location of study, in order to receive an I-20 from Cambridge College.

What is the application deadline?          

A completed application must be received within enough time for students to receive the i20 and arrive in the U.S. (if applicable) prior to the term start-date.

View the Academic Calendar

Students applying from overseas are advised to check the visa wait-times in their home country and apply early enough to allow time for visa processing.

Check visa wait-times in your country

Applying to Cambridge College

What documents do I need to provide to complete my request for an I-20?    

For applicants to a bachelor's or master's program, prospective students must be admitted to Cambridge College prior to requesting an I-20. In addition, students must provide to the International Student Office the following documents:

Students receiving an I-20 from Cambridge College will be required to complete additional steps to receive approval for a student visa by the Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP).

All master's candidates must also submit:

  • Personal statement:
    • 250-500-word essay describing why you want to study at Cambridge College and why you think Cambridge College is the right fit for you
  • Two letters of reference
    • From a professor or employer which speaks of your qualities as a person, a professional, and/or as a student.
  • Current résumé

Additional documents may be required before a decision can be made on your application.

Can I defer my attendance after I'm accepted?

  • If you cannot attend in the term for which you had initially applied, you may defer your attendance.
  • You will need to contact your Admissions Counselor and submit updated proof of financial capability in order to defer your attendance.
  • If you are transferring to Cambridge College from another U.S. institution, or if you have already arrived in the U.S. on your Cambridge College I-20, you are ineligible for deferred attendance.

After you are accepted, you will need to:

  • Take the Accuplacer placement test.
    • The results of this test in no way affect your acceptance. It simply tells us which classes are best for you to take in your first term.
  • Meet your Academic Advisor to discuss which classes you'll take in your first term.
  • Get your student ID card.
  • Register for classes.
  • Attend Academic Orientation.
  • Attend New International Student Check-in & Registration.
  • Start taking your classes!


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