International Students

International Student Application Information

The Fab School does not issue the Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (M-1) Student Status-For Vocational Students. An interested International applicant must submit proof they are legally in the United States and eligible to remain during their enrollment period, prior to enrollment. An international student is required to pay their tuition in full prior to their program start date. Acceptable documentation of English proficiency includes graduation from a high school that teaches all non-foreign language courses in English, or an acceptable score on the TOEFL Exam.

Admissions Requirements

The Fab School provides a hands on approach to learning. Our day and evening programs enable students to learn a full range of fabrication skills utilizing the most current technology.

  1. All applicants are required to be at least seventeen years old (with parental consent) and complete a personal interview with an institution representative in order to mutually determine whether the program meets the needs of the applicant.
  2. All applicants MUST tour the facility in person prior to enrollment.
  3. Applicants must supply one of the following documents:
    1. High school diploma recognized by the student’s state (documented with a copy of the diploma or a transcript provided by the high school). Diplomas and transcripts will be evaluated upon receipt. The Fab School will evaluate diplomas for validity and reserves the right to not accept those deemed invalid.
    2. State issued GED; or successful completion of a degree program at the post secondary level prior to July 1, 2012 (proven by submission of an official transcript from the college)
    3. Successful completion of home schooling officially recognized by the state of residence or an approved online high school diploma
  4. Each applicant must complete an Enrollment Agreement, provide a copy of government issued identification, and all transcripts from other institutions attended for the student’s academic file.
  5. Applicants must have an approved financial plan prior to enrollment.
  6. Applicants applying for Title IV funding must have all required documents completed and processed prior to enrollment. All conflicting issues and verification must be completed prior to enrollment.
  7. Students are required to speak, read and write English fluently when an instructional setting necessitates the use of English for educational or communication purposes. All classes are taught in English. Acceptable documentation of English proficiency includes graduation from a high school that teaches all non-foreign language courses in English, or an acceptable score on the TOEFL.
  8. Any applicant that indicates a history of being convicted of or pleading guilty/no contest to a violent crime, or other type of felony, will be subject to further review by The Fab School before acceptance will be granted. This policy applies to those who have already enrolled and/or active students. Conviction of a felony while attending and/or while awaiting your class to begin is grounds for termination or denial.

Please note: A deposit does not hold or secure a prospective student’s spot in the program; he/she must meet all of the above aforementioned conditions and requirements.

Distance Enrollment

Prospective students that are located more than 250 miles from the campus are able to enroll via email, mail or phone; however, each student MUST tour the facility in person prior to enrollment.

The student must complete all of the above mentioned Admission Conditions and Requirements. All Financial Aid conditions must be completed and the required deposit must be received in order to enroll via phone. Financial Aid officers are unable to assist students in the application for Federal Aid or for a Parent Plus loan via phone. If assistance is needed to complete financial aid, an appointment must be made to meet with one of our Financial Aid Officers in person. All prospective students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA and correct all errors prior to meeting with a Financial Aid Officer. The Department of Education Federal Student Aid program will assist with all applications.

Enrollment agreements emailed will be reviewed between the Admissions Rep and the prospective student over the phone. The prospective student must then fax or email a copy of the signed enrollment agreement to the Admissions Rep and the original must be mailed to The Fab School postmarked within 24 hours.

If a student enrolls via distance and cancels his or her enrollment agreement, he or she must be present to re-enroll for a new start date.