Application Forms and Admissions Requirements Information



Application Deadlines

Change of Status Students: No later than three (4) months prior to the start of any semester

  New Students Transfer Students
Fall Deadlines 1-Jul 15-Jul
Spring Deadlines 15-Nov 15-Dec
Summer Deadlines 15-Apr 15-May

Tuition, Fees and Living Expenses

Estimated Cost of Attendance*  2018 - 2019 Academic Year
 Non-Nevada Resident Tuition & Fees  $10,200
 Housing & Meals  $10,300
 Personal & Transportation  $4,700
 Books & Supplies  $1,200
 Health Insurance  $1,200
 Estimated Total  $27,600


International students can save money by enrolling in summer courses when the non-resident fee is waived. 

*Tuition and fees are subject to change by the NSHE Board of Regents.

English Proficiency Admission Requirements

Certificate Program - IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 61iBT or equivalent

Degree Program - IELTS 6.0,TOEFL 61iBT or equivalent

ESL Program - No English Proficiency Test Required

Pathway Program - IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 52iBT or equivalent

Visiting Student Program - IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 52iBT or equivalent

Automatic English Proficiency Test Waiver Countries: Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Channel Islands, Dominica, England, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Micronesia, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Scotland, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Students from the following countries may be eligible for a test waiver - please contact the International Center to find out. Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Curacao, Cyprus, Denmark, Ethiopia, Iceland, Iraq, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malasia, Monaco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Samoa, Somalia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, United Arab Emirates


See the International Student Application - Degree and Pathway Programs above for a complete list of acceptable proof of English proficiency.


Proof of Financial Support


Bank statement -  Every applicant must submit a  letter or bank document dated within 120 days of your application that shows there is at least $27,600 U.S. dollars available to use for the first year of expenses.

Sponsor Letter - If your funds come from someone other than yourself, have your sponsor complete this International Application - Sponsor Form

F-2 Dependent Forms - If you plan to bring dependents with you (spouse and/or children), complete this International Application - Dependent Form. You will need an additional $6,300 for each dependent 


Transferring To CSN 



1.       You must first submit an application and supporting documents, as well as the CSN Transfer-In form 

2.       After you are admitted, you will receive an acceptance letter from CSN

3.       Take your acceptance letter to the international advisor where you are currently enrolled and ask them to release your SEVIS record to CSN

4.       After CSN receives your SEVIS record, we will print a new I-20 for you.

5.       If you are traveling outside the United States before coming to CSN, contact us to get your I-20 before you leave.


Transferring credit from a non-U.S. College or University

All foreign transcripts submitted for evaluation must have a course by course evaluation from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member attached. 

The NACES evaluator will send you an official report in a sealed envelope - Do not open the envelope! 

Mail the sealed envelope directly to CSN International Center, 6375 West Charleston Blvd, Sort Code WCD106, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Transferring credit from a U.S. College or University

Submit official transcripts, in a sealed envelope, to: International Center, 6375 West Charleston Blvd WCD106, Las Vegas, NV 89146


Returning Student Application and Forms

A returning student is someone who has attended CSN in the past and may or may not have earned a degree or certificate.

Admission to Health Science (Limited Entry) Programs

 International students interested in health sciences programs, such as dental hygiene, nursing or radiology technician, will enroll in a general AS degree and take pre-requisite courses until they satisfied the health science admission requirements. International students must consult with a Health Science Program Advisor in their first semester to obtain detailed information about the program requirements. Immunizations are required for students accepted into a health science program.  Detailed information may be found at the CSN Health Sciences website.  

Mailing Options for I-20 and Acceptance Letter 

Complete the Mail Options Form and submit it with your application.