The following documents must be received by CPCC before your application will be considered.
Each applicant must complete the .
Evidence of English Competency
Applicants must submit one of the following test results to demonstrate English competency:
- Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (iBT TOEFL) published and administered in most countries by the Educational Testing Service, www.ets.org/toefl. Before entering a full-time academic (college) program, a student is required to have:
A total score of at least 65 with no single score below 16
If any single score falls below the minimum, the student is required to take, and complete, the Academic English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Program
- Academic International English Language Testing System exam Academic IELTS). Before entering a full-time academic (college) program, a student is required to have:
A total score of at least 6.0 with no single score below 5.5
If any single score falls below the minimum, the student is required to take, and complete, the Academic English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.
Any applicant who wishes to pursue a program of academic study must forward a certified copy of his/her official high school diploma and transcript with an English translation. If a student is transferring from another US institution, the student must include a copy of his/her transcript from that institution, even if only EFL classes were taken. If an applicant wishes to study only English as a Foreign Language (EFL), no high school diploma is necessary. (unless the student is younger than 18)
Copy of Passport and Current Visa (if applicable)
- A copy of the biographical page of your passport is required.
If you are transferring from another college or university in the USA, complete the Transfer Recommendation portion of the application and submit to to the International Student Office at your previous school for them to complete. Send all the above documents to: CPCC, International Student Admissions P.O. Box 35009 Charlotte, North Carolina 28235-5009 USA
Central Piedmont Community College has no dormitories or residence halls. All students must arrange for housing away from the College. Charlotte provides a wide range of reasonably priced housing.
*FIGURE DOES NOT INCLUDE SUMMER SESSION. TUITION AND FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. A RECORD OF YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE KEPT ON FILE FOR ONE YEAR. CPCC does not provide medical insurance and students are responsible for purchasing coverage.