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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT

Students can apply for the Fall semester (August – December) or the Spring semester (January – May). To be qualified for Skyline College admission, international students need to follow the steps below:

1. Complete the online application

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2. Submit the following supporting documents:

  • $50 Admissions application fee: You can pay with international money order, check (payable through a U.S. branch), or the Credit Card Application Fee Form.
  • Bank letter or bank statement showing funds of at least $20,000. Government sponsored student should provide a financial guarantee for admission purposes.
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from secondary (high) schools and colleges accompanied by
    Records of your grades or marks from secondary (high) school and college must be in English or accompanied by a certified English translation. - See more at: http://skylinecollege.edu/international/apply.php#sthash.9eqrhFht.dpuf
    Records of your grades or marks from secondary (high) school and college must be in English or accompanied by a certified English translation. - See more at: http://skylinecollege.edu/international/apply.php#sthash.9eqrhFht.dpuf
     English translations.
  • Copy of your valid passport.

If an agent, family member, or friend assisted you with this application, please submit the Release of Information Form. If you are student under the age of 18, please submit the Authorization for a Minor Student Form.

3. The International Student Program will notify the student with the admission decision within 5 business days.
 
Approved High School Equivalencies

Skyline College accepts these as an equivalent of a high school diploma.

  • Certification of High School Course Completion Students in China who complete grade 11 may be eligible for admission under our high school equivalency option. The student applicant would need to submit a High School Equivalency Form which requires the signature of the high school administrator or a government authority. Click here to download and print the High School Equivalency Form. Students must be 16 years old.
  • Students who wish to enter the San Mateo Colleges by completing the Cambridge O Levels or the IGCSE must successfully complete at least 5 courses in the O level with an IGCSE certificate.  We will not accept students who take these as independent or private candidates. We must see the examination results before we can admit students but we will accept preliminary results. Once the official results are available the student must submit those to the International Students Admissions and Services office. 

 

TRANSFER TO SKYLINE

If the student is planning to transfer to Skyline College from another institution in the U.S., please follow the steps below:

1. Apply to Skyline College (see the above instructions).

2. Submit the Skyline acceptance letter and the F-1 Transfer In Form to the student’s previous institution and request SEVIS transfer to Skyline College.

3. The International Student Program will contact the student when the I-20 is transferred and ready for pick up.

If the student is planning on transferring credit hours from another institution to Skyline College, it is recommended to use the Transcript Evaluation Service (TES) within the first semester of attendance. For more information visit the link below: www.smccd.edu/transeval/

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT

International student interested in taking classes at Skyline College as a guest should follow these steps:

1. Submit an online Open CCC application.

2. Submit a permission letter from the Designated School Official at the current school, allowing the student to take a course at Skyline College. Please email the scanned letter to walkerchikako@smccd.edu.

 

 

Approved High School Equivalencies

Skyline College accepts these as an equivalent of a high school diploma.

Certification of High School Course Completion Students in China who complete grade 11 may be eligible for admission under our high school equivalency option. The student applicant would need to submit a High School Equivalency Form which requires the signature of the high school administrator or a government authority. Click here to download and print the High School Equivalency Form. Students must be 16 years old.

“O” LEVELS and IGCSE Students who wish to enter Skyline College by completing the Cambridge O Levels or the IGCSE must be in an O Level or IGCSE CURRICULUM. They must also pass five of the IGCSE exams which must include English, Math, Social Studies, Mother Tongue (or second language), and one science class. We will not accept students who take these as independent or private candidates. We must see the examination results before we can admit students but we will accept preliminary results. Once the official results are available the student must submit those to the International Students Admissions and Services office.

- See more at: http://skylinecollege.edu/international/about.php#sthash.8FKcDgd9.dpuf

Approved High School Equivalencies

Skyline College accepts these as an equivalent of a high school diploma.

Certification of High School Course Completion Students in China who complete grade 11 may be eligible for admission under our high school equivalency option. The student applicant would need to submit a High School Equivalency Form which requires the signature of the high school administrator or a government authority. Click here to download and print the High School Equivalency Form. Students must be 16 years old.

“O” LEVELS and IGCSE Students who wish to enter Skyline College by completing the Cambridge O Levels or the IGCSE must be in an O Level or IGCSE CURRICULUM. They must also pass five of the IGCSE exams which must include English, Math, Social Studies, Mother Tongue (or second language), and one science class. We will not accept students who take these as independent or private candidates. We must see the examination results before we can admit students but we will accept preliminary results. Once the official results are available the student must submit those to the International Students Admissions and Services office.

- See more at: http://skylinecollege.edu/international/about.php#sthash.8FKcDgd9.dpuf

Approved High School Equivalencies

Skyline College accepts these as an equivalent of a high school diploma.

Certification of High School Course Completion Students in China who complete grade 11 may be eligible for admission under our high school equivalency option. The student applicant would need to submit a High School Equivalency Form which requires the signature of the high school administrator or a government authority. Click here to download and print the High School Equivalency Form. Students must be 16 years old.

“O” LEVELS and IGCSE Students who wish to enter Skyline College by completing the Cambridge O Levels or the IGCSE must be in an O Level or IGCSE CURRICULUM. They must also pass five of the IGCSE exams which must include English, Math, Social Studies, Mother Tongue (or second language), and one science class. We will not accept students who take these as independent or private candidates. We must see the examination results before we can admit students but we will accept preliminary results. Once the official results are available the student must submit those to the International Students Admissions and Services office.

- See more at: http://skylinecollege.edu/international/about.php#sthash.8FKcDgd9.dp

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