Apply to PCC

Your complete application packet should include the following:

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 2020
Applications must be submitted
Winter 2020 application dates and links for outside and inside the US
Student group Dates Application link
Outside US / Initial March 18, 2019 – October 9, 2019 Online application » for Winter 2020
Or, you can fill out the Winter 2020 paper application
Inside US / Transfer March 18, 2019 – November 25, 2019

Financial documents cannot be dated before
  • February 18, 2019
Orientation week
  • December 9 – 13, 2019
First day of class
  • January 6, 2020
Spring 2020
Applications must be submitted
Spring 2019 application dates and links for outside and inside the US
Student group Dates Application link
Outside US / Initial June 10, 2019 – January 16, 2020  Online application »
Or, you can fill out the Spring 2019 paper application
Inside US / Transfer June 10, 2019 – March 2, 2020

Financial documents cannot be dated before
  • May 10, 2019
Orientation week
  • March 16 – 20, 2020
First day of class
  • March 30, 2020
Summer 2020
Applications must be submitted
Spring 2019 application dates and links for outside and inside the US
Student group Dates Application link
Outside US / Initial September 9, 2019 – April 8, 2020  Online application »
Or, you can fill out the Spring 2019 paper application
Inside US / Transfer September 9, 2019 – May 25, 2020

Financial documents cannot be dated before
  • August 9, 2019
Orientation week
  • June 8 – 12, 2020
First day of class
  • June 22, 2020
Fall 2020
Applications must be submitted
Summer 2019 application dates and links for outside and inside the US
Student group Dates
Outside US / Initial Coming Soon Online application » for Spring 2019 Coming Soon
Or, you can fill out the Spring 2019 paper application
Inside US / Transfer Coming Soon

Financial documents cannot be dated before
  • Coming Soon
Orientation week
  • Coming Soon
First day of class
  • Coming Soon

 

Students2) Passport photo page

  • Submit a copy of your passport photo page (with picture, name, and date of birth).

3) Academic transcripts

  • 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) Proof of English proficiency

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.

6) Health insurance agreement

Additional requirements

  • Age requirement: In general, applicants should be turning 18 years of age in the first term they attend PCC. However, we do accept students aged 16 to 17 if certain requirements are met. The Admissions Team will provide the applicant with the necessary paperwork and inform them of the special guidelines.
  • Transfer students: There are a few additional steps for transfer students
  • Former PCC students on suspension: There are alternative steps for students on suspension

Submitting materials

Materials can be submitted in person, as email attachments or as fax to:

Portland Community College
International Student Services – Rock Creek Campus
17705 NW Springville Rd (Building 3, Room 223)
Portland, OR 97229

Phone: +1-971-722-7150 | Fax: +1-971-722-7170 | international@pcc.edu