International Student Admissions

Welcome to Central Connecticut State University--your gateway to an outstanding university experience in the United States! Our international student population represents more than 40 countries that play an integral role in enriching the educational experience of our entire campus community. CCSU will prepare you for leadership in a growing global society. 

The university welcomes applications from students around the world. You are considered an international student if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States (Green Card holder). Prospective international students complete the same enrollment application as domestic students and must meet the same admissions criteria required of all other applicants. 

International Student Admission Requirements

Exchange Students 

The George R. Muirhead Center for International Education (CIE) is available to help incoming exchange students with questions during the application process. For important information prior to arriving at CCSU, international students should read the CIE’s Pre-arrival Booklet. Learn more about becoming an exchange student at CCSU. 

International Student & Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is available to help international students with information and support necessary to help navigate around campus and the community. Their goal is to help with questions regarding immigration, travel, work authorization, and more!  

Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

CCSU’s Intensive English Language Program (IELP) helps you to achieve the skills, fluency, and confidence you need to communicate effectively in English. Improve your overall abilities to speak and write in English with this 16-week program. Completing the program ensures you will be better prepared to use English for work, study, and life!  

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Contact Information 

Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions 
Davidson Hall, Room 115 

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions 
Davidson Hall, Room 116 

George R. Muirhead
Center for International Education (CIE)
International Student & Scholar Services

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