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Applicants applying to City College of San Francisco as an International Student must submit all required documents by post or in person.  Application submitted by e-mail will not be accepted.

Applying for the Academic Program

(For applicants who wish to achieve Certificates and/or Degrees in certain majors)

Deadlines: June 1st for Fall semester
                    October 25th for Spring semester

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Copy of your Passport (Bio-page)
  3. Official TOEFL/IELTS score report (see #5 below)
  4. Official Bank Letter and Financial Support Form (see #2 below)
  5. Official High School or College/University Transcript (#4 below)
  6. $50 Application Fee ( see #3 below)
  7. $75 Optional DHL Delivery Service Fee
    (Excluding: Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, & Iran)
  8. Additional documents for transfer-in applicants (see #1 below)
  9. If you are under 18 years old, please include the following:
    • Copy of high school diploma in English
    • Completed Minor Consent Form

Applying for Conditional Admission Program

(This is for applicants who wish to apply for the Academic Program but have not obtained the required TOEFL/IELTS score. Applicants will first attend the Intensive English Program (IEP) to obtain the required TOEFL score)

Deadline: At least 45 business days before session start date
                   At least 2 weeks before session start date for transfer applicants

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Copy of your Passport (Bio-page)
  3. Official Bank Letter and Financial Support Form (see #2 below)
  4. Official High School or College/University Transcript (#4 below)
  5. $50 Application Fee (see #3 below)
  6. $75 Optional DHL Delivery Service Fee
    (Excluding: Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, & Iran)
  7. Additional documents for transfer-in applicants (see #1 below)
  8. If you are under 18 years old, please include the following:
    • Copy of high school diploma in English
    • Completed Minor Consent Form

Applying for Intensive English Program

(This is for applicants who wish to only learn English without any further educational goal at CCSF)

Deadline: At least 45 business days before session start date
                  At least 2 weeks before session start date for transfer applicants

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Copy of your Passport (Bio-page)
  3. Official Bank Letter and Financial Support Form (see #2 below)
  4. $50 Application Fee (see #3 below)
  5. $75 Optional DHL Delivery Service Fee
    (Excluding: Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, & Iran)
  6. Additional documents for transfer-in applicants (see #1 below)
  7. If you are under 18 years old, please include the following:
    • Completed Minor Consent Form

Applying for Concurrent Enrollment Program

(This program allows you to enroll in classes at CCSF (with the consent of the instructor) without being admitted for a degree program. Although you are enrolling in this way, you will still be expected to follow the course, take the exams and turn in assignments as a regularly admitted CCSF student would)

Deadline: At least 5 business days before semester begins

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Copy of your Passport (Bio-page)
  3. Concurrent Enrollment Authorization Letter from their current school
    • Letter must be on school letterhead
    • Your complete name that matches your I-20 and passport
    • SEVIS ID
    • Semester and year which you will attend CCSF
    • Verification of F-1 status and that you are currently enrolled in full-time program
    • Permission to enroll at CCSF as a part-time student
    • Signed by your school official
  4. Copy of your current F-1 visa
  5. Copy of your current I-20 from your current student

(#1) Transferring to CCSF

An F-1 status student is eligible to transfer to CCSF if he/she is in valid F-1 status at the time of transfer.  Students must request a transfer of their SEVIS record to CCSF after being admitted.  Consult with International Student Advisors at both the old school and the new school to make sure the F-1 SEVIS record transfer is handled properly.

Please also submit the following if you are applying as a transfer student:

  • Copy of your F-1 visa (or Change of Status approval letter)
  • Copy of your I-94 (https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov, or a copy of the front & back side of your I-94 white card if it was issued to you at the U.S. port of entry)
  • Copies of ALL previous I-20's (page 1 & 2 only)

(#2) Bank Letter Requirements

For accounts outside the United States:

Must be both signed and stamped by the bank official

For accounts inside the United States

Account holder information and bank contact information must be included on any statements/letters

Requirements for ALL bank documentation

  • Must be dated within the last 6 months
  • Must list at least $23,000 US Dollars in cash, or equivalent to this amount in other currency (currency must be listed)
  • Must be in English or officially translated into English by a translation company with legal interpreter’s stamp ( you must then submit both original versions)
  • Please complete the International Student Financial Support Form and submit the notarized form with your application. Failure to do so will delay the application process

(#3) $50 Application Fee (& $75 Optional DHL Fee)

  • Application & DHL fees are non-refundable
  • It must accompany your completed application package in the form of “Money Order” or “Bank Cashier’s Check” made out to “City College of San Francisco
  • Please include a receipt if you paid through Flywire online payment option at https://www.flywire.com/pay/ccsf
  • Cash or personal bank check WILL NOT be accepted

 

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City College of San Francisco has partnered with Flywire to streamline international payment process for our students. With Flywire, you can pay online, securely from any country and any bank, typically in your home currency.

WHY USE FLYWIRE?

  • Pay from any country and any bank, offering excellent foreign exchange rates and no hidden fees, Best Price Guaranteed!
  • Offers payment method including wire transfer and credit cards for most countries and territories
  • Track the progress of your payment online and receive email and text alerts each step of the way
  • Multilingual customer support via phone, chat and email any time, any day for assistance with your payment

HOW TO MAKE A PAYMENT:

  • Go to ccsf.flywire.com, enter payment amount due to the CCSF and select country of origin, or begin your payment below by entering your amount and selecting your home country
  • Select payment method and create (or login to) your Flywire account, then enter some basic information to initiate your payment booking
  • Follow instructions to send payment to Flywire. For debit/credit card payments, enter your card details online to complete your payment in your home currency. (Additional local payment options may be available depending on the country you are paying from.)
  • Track your payment any time online and receive text and email status updates each step of the way, including a confirmation when your payment has been delivered to City College of San Francisco

To learn more about the process of making an international payment with peerTransfer, visit: Flywire Video

FLYWIRE CUSTOMER SUPPORT INFORMATION:

Phone: +1 800 346 9252
Email: support@flywire.com
Web: flywire.com/help

If you are making your payment by Flywire, please submit a copy of your receipt together with your application package.

(#4) Official High School or College/University Record

  • Transcript must show what classes the applicant took and what grades/marks the applicant received
  • Transcript must be in English or officially translated into English by a translation company with a legal interpreter’s stamp (you must then submit both original versions)

(#5) Official & Original TOEFL/IELTS Score Report

  • Applicants must have a minimum TOEFL score of iBT 52, ITP 473, or IELTS score of 5.5
  • Copy of original score report WILL NOT be accepted

Submit Completed Application Package to:

City College of San Francisco
International Students Office
50 Phelan Avenue, Cloud Hall Room 212
San Francisco, CA 94112, U.S.A.

Phone: 1.415.239.3895
Fax
: 1.415.239.3804
E-mail: international@ccsf.edu
Website: www.ccsf.edu/international