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 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 


 No Application Fee for the 2019-2020 academic year!

 Application Deadline Semester Start Date

July 15, 2020

Fall 2020 Semester

Start date: August 31, 2020

November 15, 2020

Spring 2021 Semester

Start date: January 25, 2021

Mail application to address listed on the application 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


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

GE-118 (1st floor)

+1(408) 288 - 3173



Mon - Thur: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

  Contact Us


Maria Tcha, Program Specialist

Maria Tcha

Program Specialist

(408) 288-3173

 Doriann Tran, International Counselor

Dorian​​n Tran

International Counselor

(408) 288-3751​

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