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International Students

Many of our students come from Battle Creek, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and other Michigan communities, but we are pleased to welcome students from many cultural backgrounds.  Diverse perspective and global experience augments classroom discussion and enriches the life of every Miller College student.

You can find more information about educational opportunities here. If you like what you see you can fill out an International Student Application Form (1 MB, PDF).

Art at the Creek 2006 River

International Student Admission Requirements

  • Complete an Application for Admission
  • Submit proof of English Proficiency (Students may show proficiency by submitting one of the following:)
    • Official copies of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores minimum Internet-based=61, Written=500, Computer based=173
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of at least 5.5
    • Eiken's, Test in Practical English Proficiency, of a Grade 2 A or higher
    • Official copies of MELAB (MIchigan Test of English Proficiency) scores-minimum score of 75
    • Official transcripts from a U.S. institution showing successful completion of at least 30 transferable credit hours
    • Student is from a country where English is hte official language
    • The Language Company Level 8 Completion Certificate
  • Provide official copies of your academic records translated to English by an accredited service. These documents must be accompanied with an official record in the original language. Translations must be literal and complete.
  • Submit proof of verification of health and medical insurance
  • Submit immunization records and proof of a negative TB test
  • Provide documentation of available funds for at least two academic semesters-documentation must come directly from your financial institution to Miller College


Accreditation logo

Miller College is authorized to confer the degrees of Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.), Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.), and Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) by the state of Michigan. The authority is based on the College Articles of Incorporation in the State of Michigan.

Miller College is Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, (312) 263-0456.

The College is controlled by Miller College Board of Trustees and opertates within the laws of the State of Michigan and the USA. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the College and is directly responsible to the College Board of Trustees.


Miller College prides itself on remaining competitive without sacrificing a quality education. We do this by forming lasting relationships with area community colleges and corporations to maximize the use of our collective resources. Tuition costs are the same for every enrolled student and there are never any registration, parking, or lab fees! 

Scholarship Information

Miller College offers several Institutional Scholarships made possible through the Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation and available for all students attending Miller College.

Helpful Links

World Education Services

Education USA

Student Health Insurance

Miller College requires all international students to carry Student Health Insurance. Samples of insurance plans are listed below:

Compass Medical

ISO Medical

Battle Creek Area Information

Battle Creek, know as the "Cereal City", is th world headquarters of the Kellogg Company. The city is conveniently located just 3 hours east of Chicago, Illinois. Battle Creek is family oriented and affordable housing is easy to find in beautiful neighborhoods throughout the city.

Downtown Battle Creek

For more information, please visit the following sites:

Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce

Battle Creek/Calhoun County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Downtown Battle Creek Partnership

Battle Creek Transit System

Community Profile


Battle Creek Statue

Mean annual temperature: 49 degrees F

Warmest month: July

Coldest month: January

Average days over 90 degrees: 12

Average days below 0: 9

Average annual precipitation: 34 inches rainfall; 39 inches snowfall


There are 132 churches in Battle Creek, including one synagogue and two Roman Catholic parishes.

Medical Facilities:

Bronson Battle Creek *180 beds for in-patient care* 24hr emergency medical care


At Miller College, our faculty and staff want all of our students to feel at home in Battle Creek. There are many affordable housing options for students coming to us from out of state and abroad.

Please check back often for updated housing listings:

Hidden Lane
612 Garrison Road
Battle Creek, MI

Park with Geese

572 Limewood Dr
Battle Creek, MI
(269) 963-1151

The Landings
100 Minges Creek Place
Battle Creek, MI
(269) 979-2120

Glenn Valley
5255 Glenn Valley Dr.
Battle Creek, MI
(269) 979-2272

For more information and assistance with international enrollment, please contact:

Student Services at (269) 660-8021 ext. 2933

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