Welcome to SJCC!
frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Is there another way
If you are having trouble with the online application please contact us. If you prefer, you can download and complete the fillable PDF version of the application. Submit the application and all supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I need official Transcripts?
What English exams do you accept?
San Jose City College accepts the
following English exams:
TOEFL - School Code: 4686 Dept. Code:
00, Minimum Score 61iBT/500 paper
IELTS - Academic Module Minimum Band
STEP-EIKEN - Minimum Score: 2A
PTE Academic Test - Minimum Score: 42
Duolingo Minimum Overall Score: 90
What is the original bank certification letter?
The Original Bank Certification Letter
is a bank statement or bank letter from you or your sponsor indicating the
required funds in U.S. Dollars. For the 2020-2021 academic year $22,138 minimum
Funds must be in a liquid asset, for
example, a checking or savings account. Retirement, investment, pension,
stocks, and bonds are not acceptable. The name of the bank account holder must match the name and signature on the Confidential Financial Certification form.
How do i submit my supporting documents?
Documents can be submitted electronically within the online application or via email.
Please clearly name all files in the following format:
Last Name, First Name_Document Name
If you cannot submit your documents within the online application email documents to email@example.com.
Documents should be submitted in English. If your educational transcripts are in your native language, please provide a certified translation of your documents. We recommend using an accredited translation agency.
How do I scan my documents?
If you do not have your documents in electronic format, the first step in this is to scan your documents. If you do not have access to a scanner and a computer with an internet connection at home, you can find this type of equipment at libraries, community centers, Internet cafés, and copy shops. If you have a smartphone with an internet connection, you can download a free software apps like ADOBE Scan.
Tips for Scanning with a Smartphone:
File Size and Types
Documents should be submitted individually. Do not combine the documents into one large file. The maximum file size is 10MB. If your file is too large, compress it before uploading it.
Acceptable file types include .pdf, .doc, .ppg, .jpeg, and .png.
All the information in your document must be easily readable and no parts of the document can be cut off. Make sure the document is correctly oriented so it can be read without having to rotate the document. If you cannot read the document, please re-scan it at a higher resolution.
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