International Students

Hellenic American University is host to a diverse, multi-cultural student community, with international students accounting for about 20% of the total University student body. As a university with a mission to educate global citizens, it is committed to maintaining and strengthening the diversity of the University community, and welcomes applications from students throughout the world.

International applicants who wish to study at Hellenic American University must obtain the appropriate student visa before enrolling and attending classes.  The appropriate documents for the visa application will be issued upon admission provided (a) they provide proof of sufficient funding to cover the cost of their studies (tuition, fees, living expenses and incidentals) for the duration of their program and (b) have paid the required non-refundable deposit.  Please note that verifying proof of sufficient funding is a legal obligation on the part of the University and unless satisfied the institution will be unable to issue the appropriate visa documentation

International Student Applications for the Manchester Campus

If you are an international applicant applying to attend classes at the Manchester, N.H., campus and you are not a U.S.  citizen or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) you must obtain a student visa to enter and study in the U.S. Applicants for admission are advised to verify the student visa requirements for nationals of their country through the appropriate U.S. consular authorities and to compile  the necessary public/government documents for submission in support of their visa application.  Please note that consular authorities retain the right to deny a student visa application.  As such it is advisable that no travel plans be made until your student visa has been approved. 

International Student Applications for the Athens Campus

If you are an international applicant applying to attend classes at the Athens, Greece campus and you are a citizen of a non-European Union member state, in accordance with Greek law, you must obtain a student visa to enter Greece; subsequently, you will be required to apply for a residence permit.  Details are available on the Hellenic American College website. Applicants for admission are advised to verify the student visa requirements for nationals of their country through the appropriate Greek consular authorities and to compile the necessary public/government documents for submission in support of their visa application. Again, consular authorities retain the right to deny a student visa application, so it best that you make no travel plans before your student visa has been approved. 

If applicable, international applicants are urged to register early for the appropriate TOEFL/TOEIC test administrations. Applicants must make their own arrangements for the examinations and have the results forwarded to the University.

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