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International Student Admissions

Academic Calendar

  • Fall 2022 Semester: August 19 - December 9, 2022
  • Spring 2023 Semester: January 23 - May 19, 2023

2022-2023 Academic Year Costs

  • Tuition: $10,380 (30 units; $346/unit)
  • Health Insurance: $1,578  (Students pay $657.50 in August for coverage from August 10, 2022 – January 2, 2023, and $920.50 in January for coverage from January 3 - August 9, 2023).
  • Housing: $9,900 (Diablo Valley Homestay; 9 months)
  • I-20 Total: *$25,904 (all estimated costs; tuition of $8,304 is for 24 units)
    • Add $5,000.00 for each dependent who will be accompanying an F-1 applicant.

 *For DVC; I-20 totals vary slightly by college as some cost estimates (e.g., transportation and personal expenses) differ by location

Applications Open

  • Spring 2023 Semester - Open Now!
  • Fall 2023 Semester
    • CCC: Open Now - Accepting and processing applications for Fall 2023
    • DVC: January 1, 2023
    • LMC: Open Now - Accepting and processing applications for Fall 2023

Admission Steps

  1. Apply (CCCApply + International Student Application)
  2. Pay the $50 application fee
  3. Submit required documentation (see admission requirements below)

Follow the steps for CCC, DVC, and LMC on their respective sites by clicking APPLY NOW! for that college at the top right of this page.

Admission Deadlines

  Contra Costa College / Diablo Valley College /  Los Medanos College 
2023 Spring Semester December 1
*December 15 (evidence of HS graduation)
**January 15 (inside the U.S.)

*only for DVC
**only for Contra Costa College and Los Medanos College 

Admission Requirements

green check No SAT or ACT for admission to community college
green check No SAT or ACT needed to transfer to a 4-year institution* 


*No SAT or ACT score is required for students who have sufficient credits/ units to qualify as transfer applicants. This varies by institution.

1. Application & $50 application fee
2. Evidence of Secondary/High School Graduation (If under 18)
3. Evidence of English Language Proficiency
4. Financial support evidence (Approximately $26,000)
5. Passport copy

Students under 18, transfer students, and students applying through the assistance of agencies must submit additional documentation.

International Student Orientations

  • CCC’s in-person orientation will be on January 17, 2023. More details coming soon.
  • DVC’s in-person orientation will be on January 18, 2023, in the Cafeteria.  More details coming soon.
  • LMC’s hybrid orientation will be on January 12, 2023, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Student Union 2nd Floor Conference Room.

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