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International Application Forms (Online & PDF format) -- ["Application Fee" $60.00 -- can be paid via Credit Card Form; refer to PDF links below]

Online International Application (F-1 Visa Students)

Complete & Submit for Your Future
GCC Student ID#

International Student Application Forms & "Checklist" (PDF) 
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Tuition/Fees & Academic Majors (PDF)


Dear International Student:

Complete & Submit the easy to use “Online” Application Form atInternational Student Application for Admission Form.  By submitting this Online Application Form, you will be entering your personal and academic information into a secure Web site database. When your Application File is complete and you are officially "Accepted" to the College, you will be issued your Glendale Student ID# for future class registration. [Refer to the "Checklist" of Instructions to complete your Application File for successful & timely admission to GCC.] 

  • NOTE:  Please pay careful attention to the "Checklist" items listed below.
  • [PDF scanned Attachments must be followed by Certified Copies of Original Documents]

We appreciate your interest in Glendale Community College and look forward to receiving your supporting documents to complete your student file for admissions review and full-time enrollment.

International Student Office
1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208-2894 
Phone: 1+  (818) 240-1000 , Ext. 5439 or 6645


I.  Applicants Overseas 
The following documents are necessary to complete your file for review, Acceptance Letter, and the SEVIS immigration Form I-20. You can then apply for the F-1 student visa at the U.S. Embassy/Consulate in your home country, or nearest location.

  • International Student Application Form ("Online Form" or PDF "fillable" Forms).
  • Application Processing Fee of US $60.00 (payable to: “Glendale Community College” in the form of bank check, certified money order/bank draft, or credit card -- refer to "Credit Card Authorization Form," in PDF format to download).  [Note: Application Fee cannot be "waived."]
  • Official transcripts/academic records (grades from High School/Secondary School and Diploma, or any college/university attended; minimum of "C" or 2.0 grade point average -- if transferring from U.S. accredited institution).  [If the original documents are not in English, a certified English translation is required.]
  • Official TOEFL score (iBT min. 45-46); IELTS "Academic" (min. 4.5 to 5.0 'band score'); EIKEN Grade 2; GTEC min. 970; or Cambridge English Scale score of 154. [Not required if English is first language or language of instruction in High School or College.]
  • "Credit ESL/English" Conditional Admission Letter is available without TOEFL or IELTS.   Check box on "Online" Application or PDF Application Form.
  • Affidavit of Support Form and official Bank Statement (or equivalent bank letter); 
    TOTAL COSTS = $22,877  (Academic Year, 2019-20).  Costs subject to annual change.
    [NOTE: If arriving with dependent, or spouse on "F-2 visa," additional $7,500 is needed as part of your overall Bank Statement].

The following documents should also be included with your Application Forms:

  • Applicant’s Personal Essay -- education major and career goals (at least one page). 
  • Photograph (passport-size photo), along with copy of your Passport (name page).
  • [Applicants on the "B-2 Tourist Visa" will Not be processed for 'change of status' Form I-20; instead for the "Initial Attendance" I-20 -- for overseas travel and reentry on F-1 Visa].

II.  Applicants currently in the U.S. 
In addition to the above items listed for “Applicants Overseas,” the following documents are needed for students currently in the U.S. before registering for classes.

  • "Transfer Eligibility Form" (from current language school, college or university).
    [F-1 visa students with current/valid SEVIS Form I-20].
    NOTE:  If you intend to Transfer, and will be declared "out of status" by your previous institution attended, you must transfer-in with an "Active" Form I-20 SEVIS record. 
  • Immigration/Travel Documents:
    a. Copy of Passport
    b. Copy of Visa Page
    c. Copy of I-94 (Electronic Version of I-94 Arrival Record)
    d. Copy of current SEVIS Form I-20

III.  Academic Calendar & Recommended DeadlinesGlendale Community College offers flexible enrollment periods each calendar year. All International students are eligible to enroll for the Two Semesters; the short-term "Sessions" have limited class scheduling and are best designed for those students already in the U.S. transferring-in to GCC on the F-1 student visa.

  • FALL SEMESTER = 16 weeks -- (FALL 2019: begins Sept. 3; ends Dec. 18) 
  • Winter 'Session' =  6 weeks -- [Winter 2020: Jan. 6th to Feb.13th]
  • SPRING SEMESTER = 16 weeks -- (SPRING 2020: begins Feb 18; ends June 10)
  • Summer 'Session' -- [Summer 2019: begins June 17th; ends August 23]

Overseas-based Student Application Deadlines:

  • FALL SEMESTER: July 10th; (Fall 2019) 
  • SPRING SEMESTER: December 1; Spring 2019.

U.S.--based Student Application Deadlines:

  • FALL SEMESTER: August 1
  • Winter Session:  Monday, Dec. 1
  • SPRING SEMESTER: January 10
  • Summer Session: May 15 

    * All submitted documentation becomes the property of GCC International Student Office and cannot be returned. You may submit "certified copies" of your original documents.
    * Deadlines may be flexible depending on student's background and immigration status.
    Thank You for your interest in Glendale Community College.


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