How To Apply

Applying to SJCC is Easy!

No Application Fee for the 2019-2020 academic year!

Submit an application and supporting documents below by the application deadline.

New Students

"I am applying to San Jose City College from outside the U.S."

    1. International Student Application  (Download, Complete and Print).
    2. Official English detailed translations of all your secondary and post-secondary transcripts. We recommend using an accredited translate agencies. 
    3. English Language Proficiency Requirement: 
    a) By Examination: Scores must be sent directly by testing agency
          • TOEFL School Code: 4686 Dept Code: 00, Minimum Score: 500 paper-based; 61 iBT.

          • IELTS Academic Module Minimum Band Score: 5.5.

          • STEP-EIKEN Minimum Score: Step 2A.

          • PTE:  Academic Test Minimum Score:  42

    b) Completion of the prerequisite course for college level English at  U.S. institution.


    c) By Participation in Partner English Language Program.

     

    4. Original Bank Certification Letter indicating required funds in USD (For 2019-2020 year, minimum $21,742 USD required). 
    5. Confidential Financial Certification, page 4 of International Student Application.
    6. Passport-Size Photo.
    7. International Dependent Form (if applicable).

    Upon receipt of a complete application, the international admissions staff will review it. Admission decisions will be mailed within 2 weeks.  Admitted students will receive a letter of acceptance, form I-20, and other admission information.


Transfer Students

"I am currently studying on a F-1 visa and am planning to transfer to SJCC from another U.S. college/language program"

    Transfer students must be in good academic and immigration standing at the previous school attended. If you are transferring from another school in the U.S. and already have an F-1 visa, you must complete the SEVIS Transfer Release Form provided in your admissions packet at least 15 days before the start date of your program. If you plan to travel outside of the U.S. before beginning your program at SJCC, please contact us to obtain an I-20 for re-entry purposes. Do not use your previous school’s I-20 to re-enter the U.S. 

  1. Follow the procedure above for New Students. 
  2. In addition, submit a copy of Current Form I-20, F1 visa, passport biographical information page, and  I-94 card. You can access your I-94 information on the official website. 

  3. Submit the SEVIS Transfer Release Form to your current college
    • You must complete the SEVIS Transfer Release Form provided in your admissions packet to transfer to our college.  Your SEVIS record must be transferred within 60 days of the program end date at your previous school and at least 15 days before the start date of your program at SJCC. If you plan to travel outside of the U.S. before beginning your program at SJCC, please contact us to obtain an I-20 for re-entry purposes. Do not use your previous school’s I-20 to re-enter the U.S. 
    Upon receipt of a complete application, the international admissions staff will review it. Admission decisions will be mailed within 2 weeks. Transfer students must be in good academic and immigration standing at the previous school attended.

Concurrent Enrollment Students

“I am currently studying at another U.S. college and plan to study at San Jose City College part-time under concurrent enrollment status"

  1. Go to CCCApply and submit an application. 
  2. Obtain a permission letter from your current school’s International Program allowing you to take one or two courses at SJCC.  Bring permission letter to the Office of Admissions & Records at San Jose City College to obtain a student ID number.
  3. If you are registering for a class that has a prerequisite, clear prerequisites with an SJCC counselor by bringing a copy of your transcripts to the Counseling Department.
  4. Register for classes online at MyWeb. 

 

 

Admission Deadlines

 Deadline
Application Information

July 15, 2019

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


*We may continue to accept applications after the stated deadline on a case-by-case basis. Students in Partner English Language Programs may also apply after the deadline.

We welcome your questions. Please feel free to contact us for additional information.


APPLICATION

 

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

Address
San Jose City College
International Student Program
2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128
U.S.A.

Location
GE-118 (1st floor)

Phone
+1(408) 288- 3173

Email

internationalprogram@sjcc.edu

Drop-in:

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


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