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 California and in the U.S.!

Please note: SJCC continues to operate all Student Services remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic, including the admissions process for International Students. We are here to support and assist you.


 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 2020-2021 academic year!

San Jose City College is continuing to accept International Student Applications during the Covid-19 pandemic for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 term.

​​​​Application Deadline Application Information

July 15, 2020

Fall 2020 Semester 
Start Date: August 31, 2020
November 15, 2020
Spring 2021 Semester 
Start Date: January 25, 2021


Email completed applications and documents to

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 2020 Semester  Deadline

July 15, 2020*

*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)
The SJCC Campus is closed until further notice.

We can help you via the Phone or Email!
Temporary #
+1(408) 759-4499


  Contact Us


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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