International Application Process

At Forest Ridge, an international student is defined as any student who requires an I-20 to study in the United States. Forest Ridge is authorized under US federal law to enroll non-immigrant students. Upon enrollment, the international student is issued an I-20 that allows her to apply for an F1 Visa at the American Embassy in her home country.

International Student Application Checklist

A complete international application consists of the following:

Visit Forest Ridge

International students and their families are not required to visit campus as part of their application process. There are many opportunities to learn about Forest Ridge virtually.

If you plan to visit campus, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management (, to schedule a private tour at least two weeks prior to your planned visit.