International Student Enrollment Process

Admission to HGCS is based on the following:
  • Skype/WeChat/WhatsApp interview with school official

  • Completed online admission application
  • Prior academic and behavioral performance

  • Standardized test scores ( TOEFL Jr. 750+ and SLEP 50+) *willing to discuss other testing options
Step 1

Complete the following forms and return to the International Admissions Office for processing:

Please refer to International Education Evaluations (IEE) for assistance or email for further information.

Step 2

If accepted:

  • You will be notified by email.

  • Pay the enrollment fee of $250 (non-refundable).

  • HGCS official will mail the I-20 if student is accepted.

  • Students must arrange an interview with the U.S. Embassy in their respective country to obtain an F1 visa.

  • HGCS Student Coordinator will contact student/agent with homestay information if homestay is required.

Full payment must be received prior to the first day of school before the student can be enrolled.

Submit the following forms:
  • Proof of health insurance

    American Benefit Services (Short Term Medical) - Call 843-214-2447 or email .

  • International student immunizations form

  • Current physical or health exam
Admission & Re-enrollment Policies:
  • If full payment is not made prior to the first day of school, the student’s application will be placed on financial hold.

  • A student cannot attend school until financial arrangements have been made.

  • Re-enrollment to HGCS is not automatic.