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International students from around the world are welcome to join us at Riverside City College! Application and admission is easy and quick. 

Two Admission Requirements 
  1. High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  2. Proof of English language proficiency (see accepted scores)
Three Simple Steps for Application
  1. ​Complete online application
  2. Send copies of the following to internationalcenter@rcc.edu​ :
    1. ​Passport
    2. Proof of Funding Form 
    3. Proof of English language proficiency (see accepted scores)
    4. High school diploma with certified English translation (not required if applicant is over the age of 18)
    5. Optional: College transcript with certified English translation if applicant attended college before
  3. Pay $100 non-refundable application fee (Online payment is available through student account in WebAdvisor 72 hours after the online application is submitted OR submit check or money order payable to Riverside Community College District)
Notes
  • ​If applicant is 
    • ​already in the US, also submit copy of F-1 student visa and all prior I-20 forms; 
    • transferring from another school in the US, also submit Transfer Form; and
    • under the age of 18 years, additionally submit Permission to Treat Minor Form.
  • All documents submitted for admission become the property of Riverside City College. ​
Important Dates  

Semester

Application
Begin

Application
Deadline*

New Student Orientation

Classes
Begin

Classes
End

Fall

October 1

July 1

Mid August

Late August

Mid December

Spring

July 1

December 1

Early February

Mid February

Mid June

Summer

October 1

April 1

Early June

Mid June

Late July


* Applications submitted after the deadline are considered on a case by case basis.