Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

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Georgia Residency Requirements

Any student not a legal citizen of the United States shall be classified as a Non-Citizen Student. A Non-Citizen Student lawfully present may be classified as a Georgia Student if there is evidence to warrant such classification. In the absence of such classification, a Non-Citizen Student is to be charged a rate of tuition four times the rate of a Georgia Student.

Okefenokee Technical College is not authorized by the Office of Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) to issue I-20’s or student visas. It is the student’s responsibility to comply with all appropriate INS regulations. Non-Citizen Students must complete the following requirements in addition to the admissions procedures for new students:

  • Provide an official English translation and evaluation of all secondary and postsecondary records performed by an independent credential evaluation agency at the student's expense.
  • Score at the provisional level or higher on the COMPASS or ASSET

Students with diplomas from secondary schools located outside the United States must have their transcripts evaluated for equivalency by an approved evaluation organization or attain a GED.