International Applicants

Welcome to Parkland College!

As the premier community college in downstate Illinois, Parkland College has more than 300 international students from over 40 countries. The thriving, diverse community of Champaign, Illinois, is also home to the University of Illinois, one of the top research universities in the United States. Parkland College is the largest transfer school for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Parkland College international students have transferred to many universities throughout the entire United States.


The advisors in International Admissions at Parkland College are ready to help you through every step of the admissions process, from applying through orientation. We work with international students one-on-one, via email, phone, even Zoom—to make the process of becoming a student at Parkland College as simple as possible. We can even help you with immigration, visa, and F1 status questions.

We look forward to helping you become a student at Parkland College.