International Students

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome International Students 



Begin Your Path to Success in the

Technology Capital of the World!



Welcome to San Jose City College! We invite you to discover the opportunities at one of the most innovative community colleges in the United States.  Located in the heart of the 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.


Envision your American college experience at San Jose City College, where your opportunities are endless! 

Hear from our current students about their experience.




 Take a look at what San Jose City College has to offer:

    • 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 

Drop-In Advising:  July 2017

Wed-Thurs: 7/5 - 7/6
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Mon - Wed: 7/10 - 7/12
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Mon- Wed: 7/17 - 7/19
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Mon- Wed: 7/24 - 7/26 & 7/31
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Fall 2017 Semester begins September 5, 2017.
Fall 2017 Application deadline has been extended to
July 31, 2017!

San Jose City College celebrates its 96th year by waiving the international application fee for any student applying for the 2017-2018 academic year!



​Application Information

July 31, 2017*

Fall 2017 Semester Application  Deadline

​*Deadline is extended for Partner English Program Participants, and any applications received after July 31 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis

 Mail application to address listed on application or drop off 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. Download the Application Form Below.



​Contact Us

If you would like us to contact you, please click here for the Student Interest Form.



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


Student Center, SC-216L
2nd Floor


(408) 288- 3751


(408) 298-1935





Brandon Yanari

Program Specialist

(408) 288-3149


Dorian​​n Tran

International Counselor

(408) 288-3751​


Download Application

International Student Application

Fall 2017 Semester Deadline 

July 31, 2017*

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



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