International Students Program

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Cypress College welcomes applications for its International Students Program. Our college is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant F-1 visa students. One of the goals of our program is to provide positive educational opportunities for international students from around the world in an effort to promote and improve the global community.

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Our staff offers assistance with:

  • Application processing
  • Academic advisement
  • Registration into classes
  • Orienting students to living in Southern California

Cypress College is a 2-year community college that offers:

  • Transfer programs to 4-year universities
  • Associate degree programs

Cypress College also offers an excellent credit ESL program that has been recognized statewide for its success. Students can find more information about credit ESL courses, including ESL 110C, our transfer-level composition course that meets the same requirements as ENGL 100, on the following pages:

Cypress College has two traditional 16-week semesters that begin in August (fall semester) and January (spring semester). Some of our popular majors include:

  • Science, Engineering, Mathematics
  • Accounting/ business/ management
  • Hotel, restaurant and culinary arts
  • Airline and travel careers
  • Complete list of academic programs offered at Cypress College

F-1 Visa students will not be accepted for admission into any program when applications by qualified U.S. citizens exceed space available.

Follow International Students Program on social media!

Facebook: @cccisp
Instagram: @CypressCollegeISP

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 Student Center, Building 19

Contact Information

T: (714) 484-7049

Yongmi Han, Program Manager

Vivian Kim, International Students Services Coordinator


Monday–Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday (remote only) 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.