International Students' Admission
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.
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.
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
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
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.
a Servicemen's Opportunity
and actively supports the philosophy and concepts of this designation
as established by the American Association of Community Colleges.