Photograph of sign listing different city namesBCI welcomes applicants from all over the world. In addition to the rest of the information included in this application, international applicants should also note the following:


Visas are required for entry into the United States from most countries. We will supply a letter of support even before notifying you about acceptance into the program because the Visa process can be quite lengthy.  The rest of the visa application process is in your hands. Once you have applied, please start the Visa process immediately. Some countries qualify for the Visa Waiver Program.  Please note that this visa letter of support does NOT guarantee acceptance to BCI.  Once you receive your Visa, please email a scanned copy to

Language Requirements

While BCI is an international program, speaking and understanding English is a requirement for coming to BCI. All of our programs are conducted/led in English, and participants are expected to converse in English with each other in public spaces.