English Proficiency Requirement
All Programs offered in English
San José City College requires F-1 international students to be proficient in English
to be fully admitted.
Students must demonstrate English proficiency by one of the following:
B) Completion of Prerequisite Course for college-level English at a U.S. institution.
C) Participation in Partner English Language Program. See below.
Duolingo Minimum Overall Score: 90
TOEFL Minimum Score: 61 iBT /500 Paper
- School Code: 4686 Dept Code: 00
IELTS Academic Minimum Score: 5.5
STEP-EIKEN Minimum Score: Step 2A
PTE Academic Test Minimum Score: 42
Scores must be sent directly by the testing agency to SJCC - email@example.com
Partner English Language Schools
Learn English then Transfer to SJCC!
Partner english Language Programs
SJCC does not have an ESL program that is eligible for the F-1 visa. International students who need to study English can start at our of local language school partners where they will receive intensive English language instruction and are eligible for the F-1 visa.
Please let us know if you wish to start at a language school and we can offer you "Conditional Admission" to SJCC which may helpful when applying for the F-1 student visa.List of Language schools
ESL Program Information
If you do not need a F-1 visa to study in the U.S. and you are interested in learning English at SJCC, please contact the SJCC ESL Program.