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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. 

Mail request to:

Heartland Christian College (Attn. Admissions Office)
321 Mercy St., Bethel, MO 63434

Call the HCC Office:

Step One:

Step Two

  • Official High School/College Transcripts Translated and Evaluated
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results (if English is not your native language)
  • Copy of passport with photo ID (must be valid for up to six months beyond possible graduation date)
  • Health Form
  • Personal Finance Form
  • Official ACT/SAT score (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 the appropriate link below:

Application Fee


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