Who is an International Student?
ECPI University defines an international student applicant for admission as any non-US Citizen seeking admission to an ECPI University location, which is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students (ECPI University in Newport News, Virginia (Northern Virginia), Virginia (Virginia Beach) and Raleigh of North Carolina who currently live:
- Outside of the United States and plans to enter the United States through the use of appropriate student visa documentation issued by ECPI University;
- Inside the United States in valid academic or vocational student nonimmigrant status and wishes to transfer to ECPI University from another educational institution; or,
- Inside the United States in any other nonimmigrant classification, and wishes to obtain valid academic or vocational student nonimmigrant status in conjunction with attending ECPI University.
Legal permanent residents of the US, residents of US territories, naturalized citizens, refugees, as well as non-immigrant aliens granted asylum to the US are not considered international students.