We are providing you with some other helpful information and websites to answer any other questions you may have regarding becoming an F-1 visa student.


Helpful Information

Helpful Information

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Academic Calendar

The academic calendar at Gaston College includes dates for registration, school closings, tuition payment deadlines, etc. Please refer to the academic calendar for specific academic dates.

Financial Aid

Gaston College does not offer financial aid or scholarships to international students. In general, only permanent residents and citizens of the U.S. are eligible for financial aid. For information about international scholarships and financial aid please visit http://www.internationalscholarships.com or http://www.internationalstudent.com.

Health Insurance

All international students who hold an F-1 visa are required to purchase health insurance for the duration of their studies. The estimated cost is $500 per academic year for a single student. Gaston College does not offer any health insurance to students. Visit our Health Insurance link for more information.


Gaston College is a commuter college. We do not have dormitories, residence halls or on-campus housing.

These links are helpful housing information and are not affiliated with Gaston College.  Gaston College is located in the Greater Charlotte region.  Rentals are available in the Charlotte/Gastonia area.


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Contact Us:

Office of Admissions  704-922-6232