International Student Admissions


Thank you for your interest in studying at Heartland Christian College. As an international student, we understand that you may face unique challenges while studying in the U.S., and we are committed to helping each student through this process. If you have any questions regarding the international application process or our program of study, please do not hesitate to contact us at +1 660-284-4800 or email

International students are eligible to apply for the Associate Degree in Biblical Studies only. HCC cannot grant the I-20 document to students wishing to complete the Certificate in Biblical Studies.


International Student Guide
HCC Catalog
(All general information and guidelines found in the Catalog are the same for domestic and international students. The application process and fees, however, are different and can be found in the International Student Guide)

Checklist for International Student Admission

Application documents must be submitted to the following address:
Heartland Christian College
Attn: Admissions Office
500 New Creation Road
Newark, MO 63458

Forms from Student

Official Documents

  • Official High School Transcript with translation (if not in English)
  • Official College/University Transcripts with translation (If you have attended a university before)
  • Official TOEFL score
  • Pastor or Leader Reference Questionnaire
  • Official ACT/SAT score (only if taken)
  • Affidavit of Support (as needed)

Once all of the above materials are received by HCC, an interview is scheduled with one of HCC’s authorized representatives in your region.

Students may email scanned documents to to expedite the process. Please email documents in PDF of JPEG file formats. Official admission will not be granted until original documents have been received.

Payment Options

For payments made to Heartland Christian College (i.e. application fee, SEVIS fee), students may use either of the following options:

  • Money order or cashiers check in US dollars made payable to Heartland Christian College
  • Credit card or ACH (EFT) payable online by clicking here


Heartland Christian College provides scholarships to qualifying international students. Please contact us for more information.

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