International Students

Welcome to san José city college!

We invite you to discover the opportunities at one of the most innovative community colleges in California and in the U.S.

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 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 - 100 years this year!

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, Diverse and caring faculty

    • Small class size

    • Comprehensive curriculum

    • Vibrant campus life

    • Excellent support services

    • Affordable

Important Update for International Students (7/8/2020)

We are aware that the recent announcement from SEVP regarding online courses has created immense concern and anxiety for our international students. We want to reassure you that we are committed to supporting you in this unprecedented situation and are working closely with campus administration on exploring various solutions to ensure you have the available options to take courses to maintain your student status in the U.S. We are here to support you and will communicate additional guidance as soon as we have any new developments. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any concerns or questions.  Stay safe and well!

 No Application Fee for the 2022- 2023 academic year!

San Jose City College continues to accept International Student Applications during the COVID-19 pandemic for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 term.

Link to SJCC International Student Online Application:

​​​Application Deadline: Semester Start:

July 15, 2022

Fall 2022 Semester 
Start Date: August 29, 2022
November 15, 2022
Spring 2023 Semester 
Start Date: January 30, 2023

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

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Fall 2021 Semester Deadline
July 15, 2021*

*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.

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Maria Tcha, Program Specialis

Maria Tcha

Program Specialist

Joell Serrano

Program Specialist

 Doriann Tran, International Counselor

Dorian​​n Tran

International Counselor/Coordinator

Cac Nguyen

Academic Counselor

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