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International Student Program (ISP) Application

F-1 Application Requirements


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Apply now for Spring 2022!

Due to COVID-19, some application procedures have changed, however El Camino is still accepting applications for student to begin studying from overseas or within the States.  Find the application procedures below and contact us with any questions at isp@elcamino.edu. Don't delay your future! 

Application and Admission Process

1. Before international students are admitted and issued a Form I-20, they must:

  • Complete the application form including a recent photo;
  • Provide a letter of financial support from a sponsor's bank for a $21,500 USD minimum;
  • Provide a copy of passport information page
  • Enclose a $50 processing fee; if outside of the U.S., pay the $50 fee through Flywire;
  • Provide transcripts of college and secondary grades translated into English, bearing the school seal, and signed by the registrar or other appropriate official;
  • Provide a copy of an English proficiency test (not required if your native language is English). If you do not have English proficiency test results (or scored too low), go to our Intensive English Program page to apply.

Students must fill out the International/F-1 Visa Student Application and submit a complete packet containing all of the supporting documents to the International Student Program office. If you are an out-of-country applicant and are paying the $50 processing fee via Flywire, you can email your documents directly to isp@elcamino.edu.

Please communicate with only one person from the ISP office regarding your application.

2. Two types of students - New or Transfer

-- If you are a new student from out-of-country you will need to:

--  If you are a transfer student already in the U.S. on an F-1 visa:

  • Please include a copy of your I-20 and visa with your application
  • Once you have been issued an acceptance letter, please provide this letter to your current school in order to transfer your I-20 record from your current school to El Camino College

3. Attend a mandatory orientation session where you will complete ESL placement testing, meet with the academic counselor and register for your classes.

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ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINES

 

-Overseas Applicants-
(student applying for a new F-1 visa)

SEMESTER APPLICATION DEADLINE SEMESTER STARTS SEMESTER ENDS
Spring 2022 January 7, 2022 February 12, 2022 June 10, 2022
Fall 2022 July 15, 2022 August 27, 2022 December 16, 2022

 

-Transfer Applicants-
(F-1 students already inside the U.S.)

SEMESTER APPLICATION DEADLINE SEMESTER STARTS SEMESTER ENDS
Spring 2022 February 1, 2022 February 12, 2022 June 10, 2022
Fall 2022 July 15, 2022 August 27, 2022 December 16, 2022

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