International Fair

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"Campus events allowed me to meet new friends and have fun!" - Yeseong Moon, South Korea

Disneyland Field Trip

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"Brown Bag workshops helped me learn about campus resources and succeed in school". - Kyaw Naing Win, Myamar

L.A. Live

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"I enjoy Global Café because it allowed me to share my culture with the Mt. SAC community" - Vanisa Mithpasong, Laos

Global Pals

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"I like Explorer Series field trips because I can attend them with my friends for free!" - Juan Hou, Panama

Sky view of L.A.

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“Summer Institute was an amazing and unforgettable experience!” – Samantha Benavides, Chile

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"Global Pals was remarkable. I got to try new things and learn from the other pals."-Senghoung Lim, Cambodia

International Students

Just 25 miles (40 km) east of Los Angeles, Mt. SAC ranks among America's top-tier degree-awarding institutions. Mt. SAC is the gateway to top public and private universities like UCLA and USC.

Our international students thrive at Mt. SAC! With 400 academic and career programs, support services, and cultural activities, our students have an enriching, fun, and memorable experience.

Counseling Appointments: 

You can now schedule a counseling appointment using the Navigate Student app or visiting or contacting the International Student Program, located in Building 9C-5 or at the International Admissions Desk in Building 9B-First Floor.

International Counseling Appointments
Virtual Office Hours Get live help during office hours from our friendly front desk staff virtually. Users must have a working microphone and speaker.
  • Hours: Monday- Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm (PDT) 
  • If our Virtual front desk is closed: please email us at
Virtual Front Desk (Zoom)


Contact the International Student Program

International  Events

  • Steps to Apply
  • Video Tour of the Campus
  • Why to Choose Mt. SAC

Helpful Links

      • International Student Application IconApplication Deadlines/ Requirements

        Application Deadlines/Requirements

        Semester Deadline Classes Begin
        Summer Intersession April 30, 2023 June 20, 2023
        Fall Semester June 15, 2023 August 29, 2023
        Spring Semester November 15, 2024 February 22, 2024
        View Application Requirements
      • International Student Application IconCost to Attend

        Tuition ImageAll tuition and fees are due and payable in full at the time of registration.  International students are required to provide proof of funding in the form of a bank letter or bank statement with official signature/seal. All bank verifications should indicate U.S. currency and be dated within six months of the term start date. Your financial sponsor (self, parent, relative or friend) must sign and complete the enclosed form. 

        Pay now with PayMyTuition


        Below is an estimation of a typical international student’s expenses for an academic year.

        Total Yearly Expenses* - $26,283.12 USD

        Expense Cost
        Tuition of 24 units at $371 per unit $8,904.00
        Enrollment Fee of 24 Units at $46 per unit $1,104.00
        Health Fee ($23 per semester) $46.00
        Student Activities & Rep. Fees ($15 per semester) $30.00
        Student Representation Fee ($2 per semester) $4.00
        Student Transportation Fee ($9 per semester) $18.00
        Medical Insurance (Required) $1,377.12
        Total Tuition & Fees $11,483.12

        Expense Cost
        Food $4,000.00
        Housing $9,500.00
        Books & Supplies $1,300.00
        Total Living Expenses $14,800.00

        *all fees are subject to change

        Important Note: Please read all of the financial requirements for international students as stated on the F1 admission application.


Our Department

  • Christopher Dickson
    Director, International Student Program
  • Patricia Montoya
    Assistant Director,  Admissions & Records
Contact Us

Mon-Thur 8:00AM - 7:00PM & Fridays 8:00AM -4:30PM

Building 9B
(909) 274-4415                  F-1 Admissions: (909) 274-4705                                                  Fax: (909) 274-2068


International Student Center

Need help with an issue . . . or a quiet place to study . . . or just a place to hang out?  Come to the International Student Center, a special place on campus where you can connect with fellow F-1 students and the international community.  Located in building 9C-5, you will find comfortable spaces to network with friends as well as computer stations available for your academic needs.