International Students

Blue Ridge Community College is a two-year, non-residential, commuter college. We welcome applications from qualified international students who meet our academic, financial, and language requirements. Our Admissions & Records Office complies fully with federal laws and regulations regarding admission and course enrollment of all immigrant and non-immigrant students.

General Information

  •  International students are classified as out-of-state students for tuition payment purposes.
  •  Students with DACA approval (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) are eligible for in-state tuition.
  •  Federal financial aid is not available to F-1 Visa international students. Funds must be readily available for tuition payment at time of registration.
  •  F-1 Visa international students are not permitted to enroll in either the Nursing or Veterinary Technician Programs at BRCC due to domicile restrictions.

F-1 Visa Students

Deadlines for F-1 Visa Student Application Materials

  •  Fall semester enrollment: April 1
  •  Spring semester enrollment: October 1

F-1 Visa Process   F-1 Forms

International, Immigrant & Refugee Students

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