International Students

Cincinnati Christian Schools (CCS) has a rich history of hosting international students as part of our educational community. Those individuals wishing to enroll need to be aware of the following guidelines:

  • Students applying to CCS must be ready to enter 9th through 11th grades.
  • Students must be Christians and attend church regularly.
  • An online English as a Second Language (ESL) course may be required and the cost will be covered by the student’s family.
  • International students will only live with the relative/guardian or host family the school agreed to upon acceptance.
  • All students must have a tuberculosis test 30 days prior to arrival in the United States and provide documentation prior to starting school.
  • Re-enrollment for international students will be re-evaluated every year.
  • CCS does not offer tuition assistance for international students.
  • In order to graduate from Cincinnati Christian Schools, all international students must earn at least 18 points on the seven EOC tests or CCS approved State Alternative test, in addition to meeting all required CCS coursework to be eligible to receive a diploma.
  • Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) 8 CFR 214.3(j)
    • (j) Advertising. In any advertisement, catalogue, brochure, pamphlet, literature, or other material hereafter printed or reprinted by or for an approved school, any statement which may appear in such material concerning approval for attendance by nonimmigrant students shall be limited solely to the following: This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

Please contact the director of admissions for further details.