Program Overview

F-1 Academic
Program

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Global Online Learning Program (GOL)

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University Access Program (UAP)

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Steps to Apply


F-1 Academic Program (Fall/Spring)

Students with sufficient English language proficiency and financial documents are eligible for our F-1 Academic Program. Upon completion, students can transfer to a 4-year university of their choice, obtain an associate degree, and/or earn a certificate program. Students who earned an associate degree/certificate are eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

  • Age Requirement: Students must be at least 16 years old. Students under the age of 18 will need to show proof of high school graduation or the equivalent.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency: A minimum score or higher on any of the following examinations is required for admission:
  • Financial Document(s):
    Requirements:
    • Financial document(s) must show funds of at least $26,000 dated no earlier than 3 months before the date students apply.
    • The document must be in English or be accompanied by a certified English translation.
    • The name(s) on your financial document(s) must match the sponsor name(s) listed on your online application.
    • If dependents (spouse or child) will be accompanying the student, the bank letter/statement must include an additional $5,000 for the first dependent and an additional $2,500 for each additional dependent.
    • Acceptable Documents:
      • Bank letters (individual and/or company sponsors)
      • Bank Statements (from Saving or Checking Accounts)
      • Fixed/Term/Time Deposits Statement (must indicate by the bank that the funds can be withdrawn prior to arrival in the U.S.)
      • Scholarship Letters (Government, Private or School)
  • Copy of Official Academic Transcript (either from High School or University)
  • Copy of Valid Passport
  • Copy of I-20 & F-1 Visa (Transfer Students Only)
  • Fall 2022
    • out-of-country students: July 15, 2022
    • in-country students: August 18, 2022
  • Spring 2023
    • out-of-country students: November 15, 2022
    • in-country students: January 18, 2023


Global Online Learning Program (Fall/Spring/Summer)

The Global Online Learning (GOL) program provides students an opportunity to take our courses online without leaving home! GOL students have access to virtual one-on-one academic advising and college online resources.

  • Age Requirement: Students must be at least 16 years old. Students under the age of 18 will need to show proof of high school graduation or the equivalent.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency: A minimum score or higher on any of the following examinations is required for admission:
  • Copy of Official Academic Transcript (either from High School or University)
  • Copy of Identification Card (e.g. Passport, Driver's License)
  • Access to the Internet including Google, Gmail, YouTube, and online news sites such as the nytimes.com
  • Fall 2022: 
    • August 18, 2022
  • Spring 2023
    • January 18, 2023


University Access Program (Summer 6 weeks/Fall 9 weeks)

The University Access Program (UAP) is a 6-week program (Summer)/ 9-week program (Fall) designed for international students to strengthen their English and prepare for their higher education studies at American Universities. Upon successful completion, students will be matriculated into the following academic semester at Skyline College.

  • Age Requirement: Students must be at least 16 years old. Students under the age of 18 will need to show proof of high school graduation or the equivalent.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency: A minimum score or higher on any of the following examinations is required for admission:
  • Financial Document(s):
    Requirements:
    • Financial document(s) must show funds of at least $26,000 dated no earlier than 3 months before the date students apply.
    • The document must be in English or be accompanied by a certified English translation.
    • The name(s) on your financial document(s) must match the sponsor name(s) listed on your online application.
    • If dependents (spouse or child) will be accompanying the student, the bank letter/statement must include an additional $5,000 for the first dependent and an additional $2,500 for each additional dependent.
    • Acceptable Documents:
      • Bank letters (individual and/or company sponsors)
      • Bank Statements (from Saving or Checking Accounts)
      • Fixed/Term/Time Deposits Statement (must indicate by the bank that the funds can be withdrawn prior to arrival in the U.S.)
      • Scholarship Letters (Government, Private or School)
  • Copy of Official Academic Transcript (either from High School or University)
  • Copy of Valid Passport
  • Copy of I-20 & F-1 Visa (Transfer Students Only)
Program will return in 2023. Contact us for more information.