• Center for International Education

    Welcome to Florida SouthWestern State College. We have staff to support international student needs from admissions to advising, graduation and more.

  • Unleash Your Global Genius

    Unleash Your Global Genius! Get your start in becoming a global leader in sunny Southwest Florida. Start your FSW international student application today!

  • Prepare for your global career!

    Prepare for Your Global Career! Choose from our various degree programs.

  • Enjoy campus life! Live on campus!

    Enjoy campus life! Live on campus!

  • Discover multiculturalism

    Discover Multiculturalism! Engage in student programs and attend different college events throughout your time at FSW

Welcome future international students!

Each year Florida SouthWestern State College welcomes students from different countries around the world. We are committed to helping international students fulfill their educational goals and make a smooth transition into a new culture and learning environment. The Office of Admissions will assist you throughout the admission process with orientation to the college, with your degree completion and with various career opportunities and more.

You will find here information on a wide range of topics such as; admission steps, visa questions, health insurance, housing, and other resources that Florida SouthWestern State College has to offer. Our goal is to make your experience at Florida SouthWestern State College an outstanding one.

Click here to submit your application.

Application Deadlines:

Due to the additional processing time required for international students, application and supporting documents should be submitted as early as possible. We recommend the following priority deadlines:

Application Deadlines for International Student Admission


Start Date

End Date

Application Deadline




June 2




October 1




February 16

* Summer applicants must take a full course load (12 credits) in the summer, fall and spring, before they are eligible for an optional summer term in the following year.