International Students

Welcome, International Students!

Welcome to San Jose City College! We invite you to discover the opportunities at one of the most innovative community colleges in the U. S.


 Begin Your Path to Success in the

Technology Capital of the World!


Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, San José City College has provided an education of the highest quality since 1921. 

Our new state-of-the-art facilities combined with a distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum, small class size, excellent support services, and vibrant campus life make San Jose City College an ideal environment for our international students.  

Students also choose to study at SJCC because of our strong academic transfer preparation programs which parallel the requirements for the first two years of a four-year university education.  Students can transfer to earn a bachelor's degree from outstanding universities at less than half the cost of university tuition. 

The college also offers a variety of one and two-year technical, occupational and pre-professional courses of study.

Reasons to Choose San Jose City College:

    • Spectacular Location in Beautiful Northern California

    • One of the safest, friendliest metropolitan cities in the U.S.

    • The Technology Capital of the World

    • Distinguished and caring faculty

    • Small class size

    • Comprehensive curriculum

    • Vibrant campus life

    • Excellent support services

    • Affordable 

 No Application Fee for the 2019-2020 academic year!

​​​​Application Deadline Application Information

July 15, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester 
Start Date: September 3, 2019
November 15, 2019Spring 2020 Semester 
Start Date: January 27, 2020


Mail application to address listed on the application, email to, or drop off the application at Admissions & Records (SC-102).

We can help you reach your goals! We welcome your questions and concerns. Please feel free to contact us for additional support.

Learn Morea bout International Student Program




Fall 2019 Semester  Deadline 

July 31, 2019*

*Applications received after this date are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

*Students in Partner English Language Programs may also apply after the deadline.

Download the application

​Contact Us

San Jose City College
International Student Program
2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128

GE-118 (1st floor)

+1(408) 288- 3173



Mon & Tue: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

  Contact Us


Maria Tcha, Program Specialis

Maria Tcha

Program Specialist

(408) 288-3173

 Doriann Tran, International Counselor

Dorian​​n Tran

International Counselor

(408) 288-3751​

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