San Diego City College is certified to accept nonimmigrant F-1 visa students. Acceptance into a program at the college is necessary before Immigration and Naturalization Service Form I-20 (certificate of eligibility) is issued by the college Admissions Office. The decision to grant an acceptance will be based on all evidence received prior to the deadlines. Students may contact the International Student Admissions Office at 619-388-3476.
International students should be aware that the current state of community colleges in California has resulted in reduced course options. In many cases this means that it will be difficult to register for your preferred choice of classes in the first semester or two. Also, students who have prior college credits will have reduced registration priority. There is no guarantee that you will be able to complete associate degree requirements or transfer in 2 years.