Do you live outside of the United States and are thinking about studying at a Bible college or Christian university like Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School? Here are three key things you need to know about the application, visa and acceptance process for an international student.
1. Where We’re Located
It might sound silly, but you should know where we are! A lot of interested international students aren’t quite sure where to find us. Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School has a main campus in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; a site in Greenbelt, Maryland (near our nation’s capital in Washington D.C.); and a site in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All three are located on the East Coast of the United States of America.
2. Understand that the Admissions Process is Complex
If you’re planning on relocating the United States to study at Lancaster Bible College, you should know that it can be very complex to get here for a number of reasons. If this isn’t a viable option for you, consider studying online if you are looking for a way to receive and high quality biblical education with fewer barriers to entrance. In addition to simply applying to the college, you’ll also need to submit a required TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score, provide proof of finances, submit a down payment and apply for an F-1 visa among other things.
3. Know That We Will Have Services & Resources Just For You
We want you to succeed in all of your classes each semester. So we offer academic support center that provides academic mentoring, math labs and a writing center. We also have an International Student Fellowship, a campus organization provides support and fellowship for students from outside the United States – both international students, as well as Third Culture Kids (TCK).