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International Students Admissions

Easy Steps to Apply

  1. Application  - Complete, sign, and submit a complete application with a copy of your passport and a recent photograph.
  2. English proficiency - Submit a copy/original proof of English proficiency test score. A minimum score on any of the following examinations is required for admission: TOEFL - 61 iBT (Foothill ETS code is 4315); IELTS - 6.0;  iTEP - Level 4;  EIKEN - 2A; Duolingo - 50; Pearson PTE Academic - 45; Cambridge - 175+ on advanced or proficiency exam. Exams must have been taken within the last 2 years.
  3. Financial Statement — Submit an original bank letter (dated within the last 6 months) verifying a minimum of the total estimated cost.
  4. Transcripts — Submit an original secondary and post-secondary school transcripts, including U.S. schools. All document must be in English or officially translated into English.
  5. $75 USD Application Fee and $75 USD Shipping Fee. The shipping fee will only be charged if we send documents outside of the United States. Both fees are non-refundable.

Mail all application documents to:

Foothill College
International Student Programs
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Please Note:

  • If you are applying to a Biology or Health program, you must follow a separate application procedure.
  • Foothill does not evaluate foreign transcripts for course waivers or to transfer credits.
  • If you are an F-1 student from another school and are interested in concurrent enrollment, follow these steps.

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International Student Programs Office


Administration Building 1900 Room 1933

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