FCC International Students Program Application Process

Deadlines

Fall 2016: May 31, 2016

Spring 2017: November 30, 2016

Steps

  1. Apply to Fresno City College
    • The application must be completed online. It is important that you fill out all sections of your application completely.
  2. Complete the online orientation
    • Complete the online orientation once you have received your Student ID number.
  3. Send your school documents
    • Students must submit full transcripts(records of ALL courses taken and marks earned for each semester/year leaving exam results, and certificates awarded). Original documents or copies that have been certified by your school or U.S. embassy/consulate official must be submitted. A certified English translation must accompany the original records if the original records are not in English.
      Mail your documents to: Admissions and Records; Attention Kathy Frary, DSO
  4. Send your test scores
    • Have the testing service send your scores to Fresno City College or mail them to 1101 E. University Ave. Fresno, CA 93741. Attention Kathy Frary, DSO
  5. Contact International Academic Counselor
    • Getting admitted to Fresno City College is the first step. Once you have been formally admitted, the international office will be your primary point of contact if you are on a F1- student Visa. Please call 559.442.8256 or email Victor.Yang@fresnocitycollege.edu to make an appointment.

Required Documentation

Official High school, college or University Records

  1. Minimum score for ETS TOEFL(Internet-based Scores): 61
  2. IELTS (International English language Testing System): 4.5
  3. Bank Statement or Bank Letter
  4. Affidavit of Support

School Records

Official transcripts/certificates and evidence of graduation from a secondary school or its equivalent are required. Please submit records in your language and in English. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

TOEFL

A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 500 paper base, 61 IBT, 173 computer base is required from students who are "out of country." It is advisable that the TOEFL is taken early to ensure that this information is received at our office by the application deadline. For more information on the TOEFL please visit the TOEFL website.

If you studied English at a Language School in the United States we accept a TOEFL score of 460 paper base, 48 IBT. If you attended college or high school in the United States the TOEFL requirement is waived. If you studied English in your Country TOEFL requirement can be waived with a letter from the school or college you attended.

IELTS

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band Score of 5.0 is required from students who are "out of country."

If you studied English at a Language School in the United States we accept a IELTS Overall Band Score 4.5. If you attended college or high school in the United States the TOEFL requirement is waived. If you studied English in your Country TOEFL requirement can be waived with a letter from the school or college you attended.

Financial Statements

Please state amount and source of support using the Affidavit of Support form. Also required is a letter from the sponsor's bank validating that funds are available for the student's living expenses and school expenses.

 

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