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College of Marin is a 2-year community college located approximately 20 km north of the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. Our safe and beautiful campuses are surrounded by stunning mountain views and offer convenient access to some of California’s most vibrant cities. College of Marin offers many transfer pathways for international students interested in transferring to a four-year institution, often with higher acceptance rates. With over 65 degree programs and an academically-focused Intensive English Program, international students find College of Marin to be an outstanding way to begin their academic studies in the United States.
College of the Canyons (COC) is truly a one-of-a-kind resource for the City of Santa Clarita. It has distinguished itself as one of the premier community colleges in California, was recently named the fastest-growing community college in the nation, and is recognized for its leadership in correlating education with economic development, job retention, and job creation. The college is appreciated and admired by the communities it serves for its high-quality academics, excellent facilities, forward-thinking faculty and staff, outstanding support systems and effective management of resources.
College of the Desert (COD) is a fully accredited institution that was founded in 1958. COD is a two year community college that is located next to the famous resort town of Palm Springs, California. Our beautiful location is only a short drive from Los Angeles, San Diego, Disneyland and the beautiful California beaches.
El Camino College (established in 1947) offers quality, comprehensive educational programs and services to ensure the educational success of students from our diverse community. Our highest value is placed on our students and their educational goals; to ensure an excellent environment to achieve personal and professional goals.
El Camino College (established in 1947) offers quality, comprehensive educational programs and services to ensure the educational success of students from our diverse community. Our highest value is placed on our students and their educational goals; to ensure an excellent environment to achieve personal and professional goals. ECC has both an academic program, as well as an intensive English Language program.
Over the past 50 years, Foothill and De Anza Colleges have consistently ranked among the top two-year colleges in the United States based on our reputation for outstanding academics, and for the large number of our students who successfully transfer to world-class universities.
Irvine Valley College (IVC) is a community college in Irvine, California. IVC is one of the top colleges for university transfer in the state and offers 70 Associate degrees and 60 certificates in a variety of subjects.
Established in 1929, Los Angeles City College (LACC), ranked in the top three Best Southern California Community Colleges by USA Today News is located minutes from Hollywood. LACC is home to one of the most vibrant and diverse campuses in the country. We offer 100+ vocational and professional programs including degrees, transfer programs, and certificates to more than 18,000 students. We are home to some exceptional programs and alumni. LACC’s Math Team has consistently placed in the top 6 out of around 200 colleges in the National American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges Competition (AMATYC) in recent years. We are the National Math Champion in 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2014, and 2019. The Cinema/Television Department houses the new Dick Clark Television Studio. LACC offers scholarships for its Music majors through the Herb Alpert Foundation. Our alumni include notable educators; civic leaders and politicians; business leaders; Oscar, Emmy and Grammy winners; medical and technology professionals and a Nobel Laureate.
Pierce College has one of the highest transfer performances in Southern California. With a student body of nearly 18,000 students, the campus is a vibrant and diverse learning institution.
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation.
As the seventh largest university of the 23-campus California State University system, Sacramento State offers the prestige of studying at the largest public university system in the United States, while maintaining a personal approach to student teaching. Sacramento State enrolls a multicultural student body of nearly 28,000 students.
Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area, California, San José City College (SJCC) provides an education of the highest quality. Celebrating an existence that spans nearly an entire century, our new state-of-the-art facilities combined with a distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum, small class size, and vibrant campus life make SJCC an ideal environment for our students.
The San Mateo Colleges (Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College) are consistently ranked near the top of California community colleges. The three colleges are known for their academic excellence, small class size, individual attention, and outstanding student support services.
Santa Barbara City College is a community college with approximately 20,000 students, including 1,500 international students from more than 70 different countries. For the second year in a row, SBCC has been ranked by the prestigious Aspen Institute as a Top Ten US Community College out of 1,200 community colleges nationwide. In addition to providing excellent transfer preparation (the first two years of study toward the four-year baccalaureate degree) for universities, SBCC offers over 100 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide range of occupation/ career fields and a variety of general education opportunities.
Santa Monica College– a two-year community college with approximately 34,000 students and offerings in more than 80 fields of study. Students have the option to pursue an Associate Degree, complete a certificate program, or prepare for transfer to a university. SMC continues an unbroken 24-year streak as the No. 1 transfer institution to the University of California, USC and other four-year campuses.
For 100 years, Santa Rosa Junior College has been known as a premier community college offering academic excellence on a beautiful campus in an incredible Northern California location.
West Hills College Coalinga is a public, two-year college located in the city of Coalinga, California. Coalinga is centrally located, mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco in California’s Central Valley, one of the fastest growing regions in the state of California and the U.S.