International Students

You bring a wealth of academic, cultural and life experience to our campus.  We invite you to continue your education by enrolling in rigorous courses while making lifelong friends, learning about other cultures, and sharing your own insights with students who come from more than 30 countries throughout the world.

We will help you get started on your U.S. American college education by assisting you with admissions, immigration, culture, and additional academic advising.

Meet our Staff

Harper offers you:

  • Experience in working with F-1 Visa students.
  • Expert counseling and advising.
  • World-class faculty dedicated to teaching. 22:1 Student/Faculty ratio.
  • Associate degrees and certificates in more than 100+ career areas
  • Transfer credit to Harper College to earn your degree or certificate faster.
  • Partnerships that allow you to transfer your associate degree to virtually any U.S. college or university. (Restrictions apply.) Transfer to University of Illinois Urbana Champaign for engineering, Indiana University for business or study medicine at University of Illinois Chicago. Search hundreds of partner universities and majors here
  • Student support services such as free tutoring in more than 90 classes.
  • Dozens of activities and events where you can join in. Like sports? Or the arts? From big city to suburban campus life, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to follow your interests. 
  • International Student Club: Make friends and memories. Join the weekly meetings and special trips to connect with other students from throughout the world.