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International Students

Welcome International Students!

Why Sauk?
  • The state of Illinois has a strong reputation in U.S. higher education, and more than 40,000 international students choose to study in Illinois annually
  • Illinois is considered a Mid-Western state, where English is spoken with little or no regional accents
  • Sauk Valley Community College is located in a peaceful rural area in the state of Illinois, though it is still only a 1 hour 45 minute drive to the metropolitan city of Chicago (3rd largest city in the U.S.)
  • Sauk Valley Community College provides a high quality, low cost, means of completing the first two years of a degree prior to transfer to university, or provides skills applicable to many in demand career fields
How to Enroll as an F-1

Contact Information

photo of Mandy AldridgeMandy Aldridge
Academic Advisor and Primary Designated School Official
Room Number: 1E9
Phone: 815-835-6390
E-mail: mandy.m.aldridge@svcc.edu