International students from around the world are welcome to join us at Riverside City College! Application and admission are 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 the 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 a check or money order payable to Riverside Community College District)

  • If the applicant is 
  • F2 students can study part-time at RCC. They need to submit an application as detailed above, and instead of proof of funding, they must submit a letter from the current F-1 visa holder’s DSO verifying that the F-1 holder is in status.
  • International students at other colleges/universities in the US can enroll at RCC concurrently. These students are not required to submit proof of funding or English language proficiency. Instead, they must submit a permission letter from a DSO at their current college/university allowing concurrent part-time enrollment. These students must also submit I-20, visa, I-94, and passport copies. 
  • All documents submitted for admission become the property of Riverside City College. 
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Important Dates  

Semester Application
New Student Orientation Classes
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 May 1 Early June Mid-June Late July

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