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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

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Just 25 miles 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, because we provide over 200 degree and career programs, academic support services and cultural activities that enrich the college experience.

Click, "Virtual Tour" to view our high-tech campus. Click "Personal Testimonials" to hear why international students say "Mt. SAC is the place where they — and you — belong!"

International  Events

      • International Student Application IconApplication Deadlines/ Requirements

        Application Deadlines/Requirements

        Semester Deadline Classes Begin
        Summer Intersession April 30, 2020 June 22, 2020
        Fall Semester June 15, 2020 August 24, 2020
        Spring Semester November 14, 2019 February 24, 2020
        View Application Requirements
      • International Student Application IconTuition & Fees

        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.

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

        Total Yearly Expenses* - $25,780.00 USD

        Expense Cost
        Tuition of 24 units at $295 per unit $7,080.00
        Enrollment Fee of 24 Units at $46 per unit $1,104.00
        Health Fee ($20 per semester) $40.00
        Student Activities & Rep. Fees ($11.50 per semester) $23.00
        Student Transportation Fee ($9 per semester) $18.00
        Medical Insurance (Required) $1,015.00 
        Total Tuition & Fees $9,280.00

        Expense Cost
        Food $4,300.00
        Housing $11,000.00
        Books & Supplies $1,300.00
        Total Living Expenses $16,600.00

        *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

  • Darren Grosch
    Director, International Students
  • Patricia Montoya
    Assistant Director
    Admissions & Records
Contact Us

Mon-Th 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
F-8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Building 9B
(909) 274-4415
Fax (909)274-2068


Student Services 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 on the upper level of the Students Services Center (9B), you will find comfortable spaces to network with friends as well as computer stations available for your academic needs.