International Admissions

Applications for the 2024 school year will open Sept. 1, 2023


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Collin College has returned to normal in-person operations. 

International Admissions Process 

     Collin College does not issue I-20's for change of status.                                                                                                                            

Initial F-1 Applicants    


Transfer Student with F-1 Visa in U.S.    

Must have a 2.0 GPA from previous school.

Concurrent Enrollment for Student with F-1 Visa in U.S.  

Must have a 2.0 GPA from previous school.


Concurrent Enrollment deadline for Spring: Jan. 12, 2024


ESL Program

Deadline for ESL testing for Spring:  Jan. 5, 2024





Student Help Guide-Collin Applicant Portal

Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination

Optional Practical Training

Travel Information

International Student Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions

Good Neighbor Scholarship

Student Housing

Tuition and Fees 

Texas Success Initiative (TSI)


  Deadlines to Submit Applications: 



Deadline Dates

Initial (Overseas) Applicants


Spring 2025    October 1, 2024

Fall 2024         June 1, 2024


Deadline Dates

Transfer Students


Spring 2025         November 15, 2024

Summer 2024       April 15, 2024

Fall 2024              July 15, 2024 





 Office Hours 


8 a.m.-5 p.m.


9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Immigration updates/news:

Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M nonimmigrant

Additional Resources:

U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Study in the States

U. S. Department of State

U. S. Customs and Border Protection

Driver License

Social Security



Concurrent Enrollment For Collin F-1

ISO Local or Foreign Address

Letter of Guarantee

OPT Reporting Form

Pre-Arrival Checklist (coming soon)

Pre-Arrival Checklist (coming soon)

Post-Arrival Checklist (coming soon)

Post-Arrival Checklist (coming soon)

Post-Arrival Checklist (Transfer-Credit)

Post-Arrival Checklist (coming soon)

Request for I-20

Request for I-20 Extension

Request For OPT Post-Completion

Request for Reduced Course Load

Request for (RCL) Medical

Status Letter

Termination of I-20

Transfer Out Request Form  

International Student Office:

McKinney Campus
Phone:  972.516.5012  Email: