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Rust College is approved by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as an institution of higher learning for international students. Students applying for admissions must present the original and complete academic credentials with the application for admission.

All international students seeking admission to Rust College must meet the following requirements:

  1. Application for Admission: This form is to be completed and returned to the Office of Enrollment Services.
  2. Rust College Medical Form: This form must be completed by your family physician (certified) and returned to the Office of Enrollment Services.
  3. Recommendation Form: This form must be completed by the head of your secondary school. It should be mailed directly to the Office of Enrollment Services by the person completing the form.
  4. The following credentials must be on file before the admissions process is complete:
  • High School transcript and Secondary Leaving certificate (notarized).
  • Evidence of adequate financial backing, such as a notarized Affidavit of Support.
  • Upon enrollment, international students must deposit the first semester’s cost (tuition, room and board) with the college.
  • Students who are not from countries where English is the official language, must submit application of recent test of English as foreign language (TOEFL of 540 or above); or two (2) notarized letters attesting to English proficiency by school administration, teacher, counselor or religious leader.
  • Rust College is a residential campus with the option of taking online classes. If you plan to live on campus please complete the Room Reservation Form.

Once the admission process is complete, the file will be evaluated before issuance of Student Exchange Visitors Information System (SEVIS) I-20, a valid F-1 Visa or an Immigrant Visa. (No Visitor’s Visa will be accepted.)

International students who have attended an International College or University and wish to have their academic work considered for transfer credit may submit their transcript(s) to the following address:

World Education Services (WES)
Bowling Green Station, P. O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087

Courier Address:
64 Beaver St, #146
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 966-6311
Fax: (212) 739-6100,
Toll Free: (800) 977-8263.

*International students who apply and submit all of the required (and notarized) documents by September 1, 2022, will receive priority for the 2023-24 school term.