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International Students

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International Students

International Students

We are one of the best and largest colleges in the United States with over 35,000 students and a beautiful 425-acre campus, located just 25 miles east of Los Angeles. We invite you to join our vibrant and growing international student population. Our students come from virtually every corner of the world, including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, India, South America, Europe, Mexico, and Canada.

Mt. SAC ranks among America's top-tier degree-awarding institutions, and we are the gateway to top public and private universities like UCLA and USC. Our international students thrive at Mt. SAC, because we provide over 200 degree and career programs, academic support services and cultural activities that enrich your college experience.

Check out these services and programs on this website. Take a virtual tour of our high-tech campus, and click on the personal testimonials of international students who say Mt. SAC is the place where they — and you — belong!

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      • International Student Application Icon Application Process Requirements

        Application Process/Requirements

        Application Requirements Graphic
        1. Complete your application packet. Click here for the F-1 Student Admission Requirements, which includes all of the required components of your packet.
        2. Mail your completed packet to:
          Mt. San Antonio College
          Admissions Office
          1100 North Grand Ave.
          Walnut, CA 91789-1399
        3. Upon approval of your application packet, we will send you the Form I-20, which you will need to apply for an F-1 status/visa.
        4. Come to the Mt. SAC campus for placement testing and mandatory orientation.
        5. Register for classes at orientation.
        6. Pay the required fees.

        Application Deadlines

        Semester Deadline Classes Begin
        Summer Intersession First Monday of March Late June
        Fall Semester First Monday of May Late August
        Spring Semester* First Monday of October Late February
        *SPRING: The online application is not available before the deadline for next year's Spring term. Please submit an application for Fall, and note SPRING (and YEAR) on your confirmation receipt.
      • International Student Application Icon Tuition & Fees

        Tuition ImageAll tuition and fees are due and payable in full at the time of registration.  International students are required to provide proof of funding in the form of a bank letter or bank statement with official signature/seal. All bank verifications should indicate U.S. currency and be dated within six months of the term start date. Your financial sponsor (self, parent, relative or friend) must sign and complete the enclosed form.

        Following is an estimation of a typical international student’s expenses for an academic year.

        Total Yearly Expenses* - $26,999.00 USD

        Expense Cost
        Tuition of 24 units at $241 per unit $5,784.00
        Enrollment Fee of 24 Units at $46 per unit $1,104.00
        Health Fee ($19 per semester) $38.00
        Student Activities & Rep. Fees ($11.50 per semester) $23.00
        Student Transportation Fee ($9 per semester) $18.00
        Books & Supplies $1,791.00
        Total Tuition & Fees $8,758.00

        Expense Cost
        Food $5,220.00
        Housing $11,463.00
        Medical Insurance (Required) $1,585.00
        Total Living Expenses $18,241.00

        *all fees are subject to change

        Important Note: Please read all of the financial requirements for international students as stated on the F1 admission application.

Student Testimonials
Chinese Student Testimonial 

Hispanic Student Testimonial 
Indonesian Student Testimonial 

Ukrainian Student Testimonial 
Japanese Student Testimonial 

Chilean Student Testimonial 

Our Department

  • Darren Grosch
    Director, International Students
  • Patricia Montoya
    Assistant Director
    Admissions & Records
  • Chong Hee Min
    Lead International Student Specialist
Contact Us

Mon-Th 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
F-8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Building 9B
(909) 274-4415
Fax (909)274-2068

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Student Services Center

Need help with an issue . . . or a quiet place to study . . . or just a place to hang out?  Come to the INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER, a special place on campus where you can connect with fellow F-1 students and the international community.  Located on the upper level of the Students Services Center (9B), you will find comfortable spaces to network with friends as well as computer stations available for your academic needs.