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International Student Admissions

COVID-19 Updates for Prospective International Students

04/25/2022: New and Prospective F-1 International Student Update

State Department COVID-19 Updates for Prospective Students:

Completing your application

1) International application form

Choose the tab for the term you would like to apply for, and click on that “online application” button.

All application documents are due by the following dates:

Winter 2023
Student group Application Deadlines Application link
Outside US / Initial October 12, 2022  Online application »
Inside US / Transfer November 28, 2022

App Instructions - Spanish JPEG

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PCC International Student Application Instructions F-1

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Any application received after these deadlines will be automatically deferred to the next term.

These dates could be subject to change.

  • Financial documents cannot be dated before: February 21, 2022
  • Orientation week – mandatory attendance all days: December 12-16, 2022
  • First day of class: January 9, 2023
Spring 2023
Student group Application Deadlines Application link
Outside US / Initial January 20, 2023  Online application »
Inside US / Transfer March 6, 2023

App Instructions - Spanish JPEG

Click to view application instructions in Spanish

PCC International Student Application Instructions F-1

Click to view application instructions in English

Any application received after these deadlines will be automatically deferred to the next term.

These dates could be subject to change.

  • Financial documents cannot be dated before: May 13, 2022
  • Orientation week – mandatory attendance all days: March 20-24, 2023
  • First day of class: April 3, 2023
Summer 2023
Student group Application Deadlines
Outside US / Initial April 12, 2023  Online application »
Inside US / Transfer May 29, 2023

App Instructions - Spanish JPEG

Click to view application instructions in Spanish

PCC International Student Application Instructions F-1

Click to view application instructions in English

Any application received after these deadlines will be automatically deferred to the next term.

These dates could be subject to change.

  • Financial documents cannot be dated before: August 12, 2022
  • Orientation week – mandatory attendance all days: June 12-16, 2023
  • First day of class: June 26, 2023
Fall 2023
Student group Application Deadlines
Outside US / Initial Coming Soon
Inside US / Transfer Coming Soon

App Instructions - Spanish JPEG

Click to view application instructions in Spanish

PCC International Student Application Instructions F-1

Click to view application instructions in English

Any application received after these deadlines will be automatically deferred to the next term.

These dates could be subject to change.

  • Financial documents cannot be dated before: Coming Soon
  • Orientation week – mandatory attendance all days: Coming Soon
  • First day of class: Coming Soon
2) Passport photo page
  • Submit a copy of your passport photo page (with picture, name, and date of birth).
3) Academic transcripts
  • If you have attended high school, an Intensive English Program, college, or university in the United States, you must submit academic transcripts (list of classes and grades) from all attended schools.
  • If you have only attended high school, college, or university outside the United States, you must submit academic transcripts (list of classes and grades) from your current or most recent high school, college, or university.
    • If the transcripts are not in English, you must submit a copy in the original language along with an English translation.
    • The transcript (or the English translation) must include the name and address of the high school, college, or university.
    • For initial admissions purposes, unofficial transcripts may be submitted. However, official transcripts may later be required.
4) Proof of financial resources
5) Health insurance agreement
6) Proof of English proficiency form

English proficiency is not required for admission to PCC, but you may be exempted from the ESOL placement testing and ESOL program if you are able to show proof of English proficiency.

ESOL Plan

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How to determine which classes you will start with at PCC

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Additional requirements

Submitting materials

Materials should be submitted within the application portal. Alternatively, you may submit documents directly to international@pcc.edu.

Contact us

Phone: +1-971-722-7150 | international@pcc.edu

This page is maintained by the International Admissions Coordinator.