Office of International Programs

Welcome International Students

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City College of San Francisco welcomes International Students from throughout the world. Our Office of International Programs encompass the Academic and Institute for International Students (aka Intensive English Program). 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 ACCJC, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. The Institute for International Students, and intensive English program is also supported by AAIEP, the American Association of Intensive English Programs.



Please see the "Apply Now" section of our website (click here) for more information

Starting on August 1, 2018 both new and transfer students may begin applying for the Spring 2019 semester. 


NEW STUDENTS: The deadline for Spring 2019 applications will be November 16, 2018.

TRANSFER STUDENTS: The deadline for Spring 2019 applications will be December 3, 2018.

If you wish to submit your application packge by email, please email your complete application package to Tuan Uyeda, the Admissions Coordinator, at All attached documentation must be included in one email.