*If you already have an F-1 or M-1 visa, the transfer student application and document deadline is 2 weeks prior to the first day of classes for the semester.
*Form I-20 will be issued after all required documents have been submitted and reviewed
Bachelors, Certificate, and ESL programs are not eligible for F-1 visa holders at Pikes Peak at this time. Please contact our office for more details at international@Pikes Peak.edu.
Not an F-1 or M-1 Visa Student?
If you are in the USA on another type of visa, are a permanent resident or have another type of immigration status, and do not wish to obtain an F-1 or M-1 visa, your admission is the same as other students. Become a student today!
Required I-20 Application Documents
For Transfer Students Only:
In addition to the above documents, please also submit the following:
The minimum GPA required to transfer to Pikes Peak is 2.0.
Students who have a terminated SEVIS record are not eligible for transfer to Pikes Peak State.
ATTENTION: Pikes Peak is not issuing I-20's for the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at this time. English proficiency scores must meet the requirement for degree courses without supplemental ESL courses. However, ESL courses can be taken in addition to the degree program as long as all requirements of the F-1 visa are met. Please contact your Pikes Peak international representative for more information.
One of the following is needed as evidence of English proficiency:
Per F-1 visa regulations, international students must be fully accepted to their degree
program to receive an I-20. To be fully accepted to a degree program and to determine
whether college support courses are needed, students must complete placement testing
prior to receiving an I-20.
Follow the instructions in the handout below to complete the placement testing that best suits your needs. For questions about placement testing, please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please note that our office works in a hybrid remote/in-person format. Please contact us first if you wish to meet an international representative on-campus.
If you are a prospective F-1 or M-1 visa student, please send us an inquiry through our inquiry form below or email us at International@pikespeak.edu.
Phone: 719-502-3263 (For F-1 or M-1 Visa questions)
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