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Non-Citizen Admissions Requirements

Flint Hills Technical College is not approved by the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Services to accept students seeking admission through a foreign student visa. Individuals seeking admission who are not U.S. citizens or not born in the United States may apply for admission if they meet one of the following criteria: 

  1. Non-citizen national. The applicant must produce a passport stamped “Non-citizen National.” 

Permanent Resident. 

    1. “Alien Registration Receipt Card.” (Form I-151, I-551, or I551C). The applicant must produce one of these documents with a currently valid expiration date. 
    2. Passport. The applicant must produce a passport stamped “Processed for I-551” with a valid expiration date. 
    3. I-94. The student must produce an I-94 that is stamped “Processed for I-551” with a valid expiration date, or “Temporary HG Form I-551” with appropriate information filled in. 

Other Eligible Non-citizen. 

  1. “Temporary Resident Card” (Form I-699). The applicant must produce this document with a valid expiration date. 
  2. “Arrival-Departure Record” (Form I-94). The applicant must produce this document stamped as a Refugee Asylum Status, Conditional Entrant (before April 1, 1980), Parolee, Cuban-Haitian Entrant. 

Criteria for establishing citizenship if not born in the United States: 

  1. Certificate of Citizenship. The applicant must produce a Certificate of Citizenship, which includes the applicant’s name, certificate number, and the date the certificate was issued. 
  2. Certificate of Naturalization. The applicant must produce a Certificate of Naturalization, which includes the applicant’s name, certificate number, Alien Registration Number, name of the court (and date) where naturalization occurred. 
  3. Certification of Birth Abroad. (Form FS-545, DS-1350, FS-240) Report of Birth Abroad. The applicant must produce one of these documents which include an embossed seal, “United States of America” and “State Department.” 

U.S. Passport. 

In addition to meeting one of the above criteria non-U.S. Citizen Students must: 

  1. Fulfill all college entrance requirements in addition to special entrance requirements. 
  2. Provide Flint Hills Technical College with a certificate that the “Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) has been completed preceding application to FHTC with a minimum score of 500 or pass the English Placement Test (EPT) through the Admissions office. This test is free. 

** Upon meeting the special entrance requirements and receiving admission to FHTC, students may apply for Federal Financial Aid. ** 

SPECIAL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDOCUMENTED NON-U.S. CITIZENS

Flint Hills Technical College is not approved by the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Services to accept students seeking admission through a foreign student visa. Undocumented non-U.S. citizens are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. (See Special Entrance Requirements for non-U.S. citizens seeking Federal Financial Aid). 

Undocumented non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for admission to FHTC if they meet the following State qualifications: 

  1. Provide documentation that they attended an accredited Kansas high school for three or more years. 
  2. Provide documentation that they either graduated from an accredited Kansas high school or obtained a general educational development certificate (GED) in Kansas. 
  3. File an affidavit with Flint Hills Technical College stating either that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status or to file for U.S. citizenship or that the student’s parents have filed such an application. (Affidavits available in the Student Services Office) 

In addition to meeting State qualifications, undocumented non-U.S. citizens must meet the following Institutional criteria: 

  1. Fulfill all college entrance requirements in addition to special entrance requirements. 
  2. Provide Flint Hills Technical College with a certificate that the “Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) has been completed preceding application to FHTC with a minimum score of 500 or pass the English Placement Test (EPT) through the Admissions office. This test is free of charge. 

SPECIAL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-U.S. CITIZEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Non-U.S. Citizens that are high school juniors and seniors may enroll in Flint Hills Technical College programs accepting secondary students by meeting the following criteria: 

  1. Be currently attending and lawfully enrolled in a Kansas high school. 
  2. Fulfill all college entrance requirements. 
  3. Provide Flint Hills Technical College with a certificate that the “Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) or English Placement Test (Given by Flint Hills Technical College) has been completed preceding application to FHTC with a minimum score of 500. 

U.S. Citizen born outside the United States must pass an English Placement test prior to seeking admissions or provide an official transcript showing successful completion of English Comp I.