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International Student Admissions

COVID-19 Updates for Prospective International Students

04/25/2022: New & 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:

Summer 2022
Applications must be submitted
Student group Dates
Outside US / Initial September 13, 2021 – April 13, 2022 Online application »
Inside US / Transfer September 13, 2021 – May 30, 2022

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 13, 2021
  • Orientation week – mandatory attendance all days: June 13-17, 2022
  • First day of class: June 27, 2022
Fall 2022
Applications must be submitted
Student group Dates
Outside US / Initial December 13, 2021 – July 12, 2022 Online application »
Inside US / Transfer December 13, 2021 – August 29, 2022

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: November 13, 2021
  • Orientation week – mandatory attendance all days: September 12-16, 2022
  • First day of class: September 26, 2022
Winter 2023
Applications must be submitted
Student group Dates Application link
Outside US / Initial April 11, 2022 – October 12, 2022  Online application »
Inside US / Transfer April 11, 2022 –  November 28, 2022

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
Applications must be submitted
Student group Dates Application link
Outside US / Initial Coming Soon Online application »
Inside US / Transfer Coming Soon

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.

Placement Flowchart

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ESOL Plan

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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 and Enrollment Coordinator.