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Welcome to International Programs at City College of San Francisco

City College of San Francisco welcomes International Students from throughout the world. Our International Student Programs encompass the Academic and Intensive English Programs. There are currently over 1200 students from 90 countries studying at our various campuses. Their presence complements a broad mosaic of multi-ethnic students from San Francisco.

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service has authorized City College of San Francisco under federal regulations to enroll qualified non-immigrant students. Each semester the College admits international students without reference to a quota. City College of San Francisco is fully accredited by WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The intensive English program is also accredited by AAIEP, the American Association of Intensive English Programs.


International Education Programs Office will be closed from March 30, 2015 to April 5, 2015 for Spring Break. Office will re-open on Monday, April 6, 2015, during normal business hours.

[Application Status]
Please allow at least 15 working days for your application to be evaluated after we received your application package. Incomplete applications will not be process until the office received all required documents. Please e-mail your application inquires to

[Spring Office Hours]
Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm
10:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday - Sunday:

[DSO Drop-in Hours]
10:00am - 1:00pm
10:00am - 1:00pm
Or by appointment only