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Special Programs

International Students' Admission

West Hills College Coalinga will accept a limited number of properly-qualified international students for admission each year. International student enrollment is limited to five (5) percent of the total day enrollment of the previous fall semester. Application deadlines are as follows: July 15 for fall semester courses and November 15 for spring semester courses. 

In addition to the standard application form, the international student must meet the following requirements:

1.  Be a graduate of an educational institution comparable to U.S. high schools. 

2.  Submit a letter of financial responsibility from a correspondent sponsor, from the student's home country or a sponsor in the US. The bank statement must provide evidence that the student will meet all of his/her financial obligations while studying in the US.

3.  Be able to use the English language with a degree of proficiency that will enable the student to profit from instruction.

4.  Give a reasonable guarantee that the student will not become a public charge, either for health or financial reasons. (Proof of health insurance will be required upon registration.).

5.  Submit a complete transcript of previous secondary and college or university schooling.  The transcript(s) must be an English translation.

6.  Enroll in a minimum of twelve (12) semester units at West Hills College Coalinga.  The student will be allowed five (5) semesters to complete his/her objectives.

7.  Tuition: International Students are required to pay non-resident tuition fees during their entire attendance even though they may have lived in the State of California for one year or more.

 Servicemen's Opportunity College

West Hills College Coalinga is a Servicemen's Opportunity College and actively supports the philosophy and concepts of this designation as established by the American Association of Community Colleges.