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Students worldwide come to NEO for an excellent education that puts them on a trajectory for future success. Students from more than 20 countries representing four continents have attended NEO. We take pride in providing opportunities that promote excellence in learning, service and leadership. That pride extends to our students from around the world who make up an important part of the intellectual and cultural community in northeast Oklahoma.

Since so many students who attend NEO live on campus, they quickly build strong connections with other students. It only takes a few weeks before NEO starts to feel like their home away from home.

Below we outline everything you need to start your educational journey at NEO. Be sure to follow all instructions thoroughly to ensure your admission to NEO.

Obtaining a student visa

In order to attend NEO A&M College as an F-1 visa student, all required documents must be completed and on file in our Admissions Office. Once we receive the required documentation, we issue you an I-20 form which you must take to the consulate to obtain your Visa.

Send all the completed forms and required documents to:

International Programs
c/o Elizabeth Flees
NEO A&M College
200 I Street NE
Miami, OK 74354

When you arrive at NEO

You may enter the U.S. up to 30 days before the beginning of school. However, the NEO Dorms will not open until the weekend before school starts. Follow these steps when you arrive on campus:

  1. SEVIS check-in: You must visit the International Programs Office (IPO) within the first week on campus. You will need your passport, I-20 and dorm room assignment. Students who fail to register will be auto-terminated, dropped from classes and required to return to their country of origin.
  2. Complete Computerized Placement Tests (CPT Testing) to determine your initial placement in various courses. All first-time college students are required to take the ACCUPLACER test before registering for classes their first semester. This assessment is given to help determine which math, English and reading classes you should register for. It has no influence on your admissions or grades. If your scores are below necessary standards, you will be placed in noncredit, remedial classes. This may add coursework to your schedule and require additional semesters to complete your degree.
  3. Meet your advisor: You will be assigned an advisor in your major field of study. If you haven’t already enrolled in your classes, your advisor will help you register. 
  4. Provide Tuberculosis (TB) Tests and Immunization Records: NEO requires tuberculosis screening for all international students within 10 days of arrival on campus. You will need to be tested by the NEO school nurse. Those with a positive TB result must undergo further screening at the Ottawa County Health Clinic. Contact the school nurse at +1-918-533-4325 to be screened.


In accordance with federal law, the NEO International Student Office will not communicate about a student’s application, admission or enrollment at NEO A&M College with anyone other than the student applying. Students should use their own personal email addresses when contacting the school. Documents submitted by international recruiters will not be accepted.

Contact International Programs
Elizabeth Flees
Elizabeth Flees Student Affairs Coordinator & Esports Head Coach

NEO A&M College
200 I Street NE
Miami, Oklahoma 74354

1-800-464-6636 (1-800-GO-GO-NEO)

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