Community colleges offer small size classes where international students will
receive personal attention from their instructors. The average class at a community
college has fewer than 30 students. In a smaller class, there is more opportunity
for questions and discussions that will help students to understand the course
material. Instructors are also available during office house to help with questions.
The tuition at a community college is almost half that of the tuition at a
four-year university. That means great savings for you and your family. In
community college, you will get the same education as in the first two years
of a four-year university but for half the cost!
Community Colleges serve a variety of students. At community college, students
Work towards a Transfer Degree program.
In this program, students will take courses for the first two years
of university education. Students will then be able to transfer to
a four-year university and enter as third
Take the A.A./A.S. non-transfer
These programs are geared to provide students with
the general education that is needed to enter the work force upon
Complete the Occupational Certificate
The Occupational Certificate programs allow students to
major in a specific field of study in order to gain skills for their
career; generally, these programs are short term and many can be completed
in one year.
colleges are open to a variety of students who meet the basic requirements.
Community colleges are geared towards assisting students in reaching
their goals of an university education.
Director International Student Services
Mail Application Materials to:
International Students Program
West Hills College Coalinga
300 Cherry Lane
Coalinga, CA 93210