International student applications are accepted for fall and spring semesters, as well as summer sessions. Applicants are required to submit a complete international application package as well as an online application to the college. The deadlines to apply and submit the international application packages are May 1 for fall semesters, October 1 for spring semesters, and March 1 for summer sessions.

Please mail your complete application package to the following address:

Counseling Center, AD/SS-103
[Attention: International Student Counselor]
San Bernardino Valley College
701 S. Mt. Vernon Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92410
USA

COMPLETE application package should include the following documents (all documents need to be original/official):

  • High school diploma, or the proof of high school graduation.
  • International Student Application for Admissions. (complete the form, print it out, sign and date)
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $25.00 (cashier's check or money order,) payable to San Bernardino Valley College. A personal check from a U.S. bank is also acceptable.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score.  The minimum score required for admissions is 45-46/iBT (Internet-based test.) Information regarding test dates and locations can be found at www.ets.org. San Bernardino Valley College's Institution Code is 04679.  The college also accepts IELTS scores.  For further information, please contact International Student Counselor jmarquis@valleycollege.edu.
  • Official transcript(s) or official academic records from high school and college/university attended, accompanied by a notarized translation if the originals are not in English. Applicants with higher education need to have a minimum of C grade average from college/university in order to be considered for admissions to our college.
  • Financial documents.  Proof of available funds to cover your educational cost and living expenses for the duration of your studies in San Bernardino Valley College. The estimated annual cost is $22,500 U.S. dollars or higher.
  • Affidavit of Support Form (for sponsors outside of the US to complete)
    (open the link, print out the form and complete the form)
  • I-134/Affidavit of Support and Instructions for Form I-134 (for sponsors in the US to complete) (open the link, print out the form, follow the instructions and complete the form)
  • Photocopy of the applicant's passport, providing information on applicant’s name, date of birth and the expiration date of the passport.
  • Photocopy of the applicant’s current I-94, I-20 and visa (if the applicant is currently studying in the U.S.) 

In addition to submitting your complete application package to the college, please also complete San Bernardino Valley College (general) Application online.

If an applicant is admitted to the college, a letter of acceptance and an I-20 Form (used to apply for a student visa in an American embassy) will be mailed to the applicant.