Join CCSF International Students from 80+ Countries!

Study at one of the leading community colleges in the country, alongside a broad mosaic of multi-ethnic students. Earn a degree, study English, prepare to transfer — no matter the goal, CCSF has something for you. 


Interested in Applying?

  • Please note the application deadlines in the Apply Now page as late submissions will not be processed
  • $50 Application Fee is Non-Refundable: It is the applicant's responsibility to check the application deadlines before submitting an application

Click on the Apply Now tab on the top navigation bar for application information, application deadlines, and required documents needed to apply. 

For more information on the programs that we offer to F-1 international students, click on the Our Programs tab on the top navigation bar.


Current CCSF International Students

Click on the Current Students tab on the top navigation bar to access the drop-down menu for:

  • Important Dates and Deadlines
  • Completing and Submitting Online Forms
  • Maintaining F-1 Status
  • Counseling Information
  • F-1 Health Insurance
  • Employment
  • Other Important OIP Information

OIP In-Person and Virtual Help Counter (Drop-In Hours)

***Holiday***
Office is closed from February 17th - 20th, 2023 in observance of Presidents Day Holiday.  Office will return to normal business hours on February 21st, 2023.

The Office of International Programs (OIP) can be reached in-person at Cloud Hall, Room 212 or via a virtual help counter on Zoom by clicking on the link below (please note available hours).

In-Person Hours (Cloud Hall, Room 212):
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Virtual Hours (via Zoom):
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Click below to connect:

OIP Virtual Help Counter

Or join via phone and dial: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) or International numbers available here
Meeting ID: 933 3638 9800


The Office of International Programs (OIP) offers degree and transfer programs and the Intensive English Program (IEP). Not sure which to choose? Our office is here to help. From navigating visa requirements to your completion at CCSF, the OIP is here to guide you every step of the way. Click on "Our Programs" on the top navigation bar to explore our programs.

Apply to CCSF!
Spring 2023 Application Opened August 1, 2022
Review the steps you must complete to apply to CCSF!

The United States Department of Homeland Security 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 (IEP) is also supported by AAIEP, the American Association of Intensive English Programs.