International Students

Thank you for your interest in Victoria College. VC's campus is located in Victoria, Texas, approximately 125 miles (200 kilometers) from Houston, Texas. There is no student housing at our campus.

Victoria College is considered a junior college. VC offers associate of applied science degrees with workforce (technical/vocational) emphasis.  We also offer student transfer plans the first and second year of a 4-year degree. VC does not offer an English as a Second Language program (ESL); however, students may  contact the Adult Education Center at (361) 573-7323.

VC does not set deadlines for the general application for admission.  However, if international students plan on applying for an I-20, they will need to provide the necessary documents below by the deadlines:

  • Completed Application for Admission
  • Completed Application for I-20
  • High School Transcripts- Translated and evaluated by Evaluation Service (see below)
  • Official TOEFL Score Report- Minimum score requirement is 500 for paper version; 173 for computer based version; 61 for Internet-based version ( )
  • Students transferring from another U.S. college or university: Official transcript from transfer school, copy of I-20 from that school, and Advisor's Report
  • Students here on a visa will need to complete a Change of Status form, I-539
  • Pay the SEVIS I-901 Fee
  • Letter of Financial Backing
  • Bank Statement(s)/Bank Letter showing U.S. equivalency. (Documents must be within three months of semester of enrollment and must show U.S. Equivalency)
  • Texas Success Initiative Assessment Exam (TSI Assessment)
  • Bacterial Meningitis Shot Record

International students must provide this information at least 60 days prior to the semester in which they plan to enroll (see deadline
below). In order to be approved to enroll at VC as an F-1 student, students or their sponsor must provide proof of sufficient funds to complete the program of study for which they have applied.  

All documentation/forms must be provided by:

Fall 2015 Deadline - June 1, 2015
Spring 2016 Deadline - November 13, 2015
Summer 2016 Deadline - March 4, 2016

All information regarding international student admission is located in the VC catalog (page 16). Tuition and fee information is also found in the college catalog. For more information or assistance, call (361) 572-6400 or email .

Victoria College accepts foreign transcripts translated/evaluated by one the evaluation services below:


Pirate Portal


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