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Admission Requirements:

 

The application process to Cabrillo College is simple!  You may either download the International Student Application or request one to be sent to you in the mail. 

 

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All applicants for admission with F-1 visas must submit the following documents to the International Student Office:

  • A completed International Student Application Form
  • A $60.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges or universities attended.  A copy of any certificate or diploma earned is also required if it is not listed on the transcript.  Transcripts must be translated into English. To be eligible for transfer credit at Cabrillo College, college and university transcripts must be translated into English and evaluated by a transcript evaluation service. Transcript Evaluation is not required for admission to Cabrillo College. College credit cannot be given for any high school or non- accredited college level coursework. 
  • Minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Second Language) score of 480 paper based or 54 internet based, IELTS of 5.5 or higher, or an ELS Level 109 Certificate of Completion. Cabrillo's ETS code is 4084- you will need to provide this code during your TOEFL test for the results to be mailed to us.  You do not need to provide test results if English is your native language or if you completed at least two years of your high school education at a school where English was the primary language.  Official transcripts will be required.
  • Financial verification demonstrating the availability of $17,056 to support a year of study. This proof must be in the form of an official affidavit of support, bank statement, letter from a bank official and the Cabrillo College Confidential Financial Statement. All bank statements must be in English.

Students who are currently studying in the United States with F1 visas must also submit the following documentation:

  • A copy of your passport ID page, I-94, I-20 and F-1 visa
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended in the United States
  • You must currently be in valid F-1 status to be admitted to Cabrillo College as an F-1 student

Submit all documents to:

Cabrillo College

International Student Program

6500 Soquel Drive

Aptos, CA 95003

USA

 

Application deadlines for international students:

  • Fall semester:                          July 1- priority deadline is May 15-
  • Spring semester:                     December 10- priority deadline is November 15


Admission Information

Students who are accepted to Cabrillo College will be sent a form I-20, an acceptance letter and an information package within two weeks of submitting their application.

Students in the US with status other than F-1 must make an appointment to see the International Student Advisor. Non-F1 visa holders are subject to different Immigration Regulations. Please call us at 831- 479-6200 to schedule an appointment. If you hold any visa other than F, J, or B, you can apply directly to Cabrillo through Admissions and Records.

Visitors arriving for 90 days through the Visa Waiver Program are not eligible to study in the United States. If you plan to study, DO NOT enter with the 90 day visa waiver status. You will not be permitted to extend or change your status and you must leave the United States within 90 days.

Financial Information and Student Expenses

Applicants must provide verification of the availability of at least $17,056 for one academic year (10 months) of study.

 

 Spring Semester

Fall Semester

Totals

 *Tuition/Fees/Books

$3000

$3000

$6000

Housing/Personal/Health Insurance

$5528

$5,528

$11,056

 Totals

$7,961

$7,961

$17,056

 

*Tuition estimates are based on a minimum of 12 units per semester. Tuition and fees will increase if students enroll in more than 12 units.

The above expenses are an estimate only. Expenses will vary depending on the housing arrangements of each student and his/her personal expenses. For current semester per unit tuition costs, click here.

 

Tuition and living expenses for summer and winter classes are not included. Students should estimate an additional $4,000 for the summer session.

Cabrillo College is a state subsidized institution and cannot offer financial assistance to international students. International students are not eligible to establish California residency for the purposes of paying resident tuition. Students are required to pay international student tuition rates throughout the duration of study.

Tuition and fees are due and payable at the time of registration for classes. Fees may be paid with Visa, Master Card, Travelers Checks, Cash or local checks.

 

International students are not permitted to accept off campus employment without official USCIS authorization. Students may work on campus, but jobs are limited and certain restrictions apply. Please see the International Student Office for further information.

 

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