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International Students

Welcome, International Students!

An international applicant is any applicant who is not a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident. If you are a U.S. citizen who currently lives outside the U.S., or if you are not a U.S. citizen but rather a permanent legal U.S. resident, you do not qualify as an international student.

Important Details

It is critical to assess the cost of attending Grace College before beginning the application process:

  • Financial assistance in the form of merit scholarships is available to all students who qualify.
  • You must demonstrate educational funds you have available or funds from sponsor(s).
  • Applicants must have at least a high school degree or the equivalent.
  • As a Christian college, Grace College requires that all applicants profess faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • You must be a full-time student during the academic year at Grace College.
  • All application materials must be complete, including the Declaration of Financial Support, before financial assistance can be considered.

Scholarship Assistance

Is based on your acceptance to Grace College and academic credentials, including:
-High school GPA of 3.2 or above
-SAT score of 1080 or above (excluding writing) or ACT composite score of 21 or above

How to Apply

  • Apply to Grace College
    Complete the Online Application
  • Transcript Request Form
    All Grace College applicants must submit official high school transcripts (or university transcripts for transfer applicants). The transcripts must come directly from your high school or university. Complete the top portion of the Transcript Request form. Send it to your high school principal or counselor (or university Registrar), who will complete the remainder of the form and submit it directly to the Grace College Admissions Office, along with your official transcripts. If you have attended another university, you will need to follow the same procedure with the Transcript Request form. The form is to be completed by the principal, counselor, or Registrar and returned with a copy of your official transcripts directly to the Grace College Admissions Office.
    International Request Form
  • Submit SAT, ACT or TOEFL Scores
    All applicants must submit an official copy of either SAT, ACT or TOEFL scores. An official copy of your scores may be obtained from your school or by request from or The Grace College code numbers are 1198 for the ACT and 1252 for the SAT.
  • Provide a copy of your passport (and your dependents’ passports, if applicable)
  • Declaration of Financial Support Form
    Fill out the Declaration of Financial Support Form demonstrating financial resources to enroll. This form must be notarized. International students are considered for academic scholarships, but are expected to contribute a portion of annual college expenses.
    Declaration of Financial Support Form

Application Evaluation

Once you have submitted your application for admission and we have received your official transcripts and ACT, SAT or TOEFL scores, your application for admission to Grace College will be complete and will be evaluated by the Admissions Committee. Grace College reserves the right to request additional information if needed in order to complete the evaluation. The Admissions Committee will provide notification regarding the status of your application. If you have any questions, contact the Grace College Admissions Office at 866-974-7223.

Wait List

Applicants receive one of three decision letters: admit, deny or defer (for additional information).

Enrollment Deposit

Once admission is granted, a place in the class can be secured by submitting a $200 enrollment deposit by the May 1 reply date. (Housing assignments are prioritized by date received.)

Submit Enrollment Deposit Online 

Issuing the I-20

To obtain the I-20 form (which is used to apply for the student visa), you must complete the full application process, be accepted to the college and pay the enrollment deposit of U.S. $200 to reserve enrollment and on-campus housing.

Questions about becoming an international student at Grace College?

Email Admissions or call 866-974-7223.