International student applications are accepted for fall and spring semesters, as well as summer sessions.

Applicants are required to submit a complete:

The deadlines to apply and submit the international application packages are:

  • May 1 for fall semesters
  • October 1 for spring semesters
  • March 1 for summer sessions

Please email your complete application package to the following email: 

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



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)
  • Complete California Department of Health Tuberculosis Risk Assessment. Submit TB Risk Assessment and TB test result (dated within the past 6 months) or get tested at San Bernardino Valley College's Student Health Services for $15. Health insurance must also be purchased prior to the beginning of the semester. 
  • 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 San Bernardino Valley College's Institution Code is 04679.  The college also accepts IELTS minimum score of 4.5. If you think you may be eligible for an TOEFL/IELTS waiver, please complete TOEFL/IELTS Waiver Request Form and submit it with supporting documentation. For further information, please contact International Student Counselors
  • 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 $31,602 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.