Evergreen Valley College actively welcomes international students on our campus and encourages all international students to become part of our community! As part of our program offerings, we link our international students with both on and off campus resources to ensure that they have a positive academic experience and transition to life in the United States. Our program has several staff members including the International Program Director, International Counselor, Coordinator, and Program Specialist to work with our students to make sure that they have access to the resources they need to be successful. International student applicants, current international students wishing to transfer to EVC from other U.S. colleges, or others interested in international student information, should go to the International Student Program Office located in SC-201.
A complete guide to the International Student Application materials is available online on the International Programs and Services webpage: http://www.evc.edu/future-students/admissions-and-records/international-students.
The spring semester application is due no later than November 15. Fall semester applications are due no later than May 15.
Applications must include:
- International (F-1) Student Application Form.
- Application for Admission to Evergreen Valley College.
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Minimum score based on test type: 500 paper based exam; 173 computer based exam; 61 internet based exam or an IELTS score of 6.0.
Note: If applicant has completed degree applicable courses in English with a grade of “C” or better (at an accredited U.S. college/university), the TOEFL may be waived.
- Original bank verification (signed by certifying official) with a minimum balance of $20,000 (U.S. currency) from parent/sponsor dated within 6 months of application date.
- Letter of Financial support, or Affidavit of Support Form (notarized) from parents or sponsor.
- Official transcripts from all prior colleges/universities.
- Passport sized photograph.
- TB Skin Test results. If results are positive, a chest x-ray report will be required. Exams must be dated within 6 months of application date.
International student fees are the same as non-resident fees. All students are required to $46 per unit. Additionally, international students are required to pay $228 per unit in tuition and a Capital Outlay fee of $4. All international students are required to participate in the District’s international student health plan which covers one full year. The fee for fall semester is $592.50 and for spring and summer semesters is $829.50. Coverage in our international student health plan is not optional and is a requirement for enrollment. All students are required to have a tuberculin (TB) skin test prior to admittance to Evergreen Valley College.
Please note that the fees shown are those in effect at the time of publishing and are subject to change without notice. Payment can be made by cash, credit card, money order or check. Students who fail to pay tuition within 14 days of the start of the semester will not be allowed to register and may be dropped from their courses, resulting in immediate notification of USCIS.
International students who plan to transfer in from another college or university to Evergreen Valley College should contact the International Programs and Services Office regarding additional documentation that may be required. Please see the International Students Program web page for complete application guidelines.
California residents are charged $46 per unit. In addition to the $46 per unit registration fee paid by regular students, non-resident students and International Students are required to pay $211 per unit in tuition and a Capital Outlay fee of $4. Note: Fees shown are those in effect at the time of publishing and are subject to change without notice. Payment can be made by cash, credit card, money order or check. Students who fail to pay tuition within 14 days of the start of the semester will not be allowed to register and may be dropped from their courses, resulting in immediate notification to the USCIS.
Each international student is strongly urged to carry a health insurance policy. Regardless of whether or not health insurance is purchased, each international student is asked to have a tuberculin (TB) skin test prior to admittance to Evergreen Valley College.
An international student must complete 12 units each Fall and Spring semester, with an average grade of “C” or better. All 12 units must be taken at Evergreen Valley College, unless you have prior approval from the International Student Counselor or Dean of Enrollment Services.
International students must inform the International Student Office located in SC-201, whenever he/she: moves, changes name, drops below 12 units, wishes to travel outside the continental U.S., or otherwise fails to uphold the regulations dictated by law. Failure to do so may jeopardize the student’s visa status in the United States.
International students must be familiar with and adhere to Immigration regulations, and EVC student contract and enrollment. The International Programs and Services Office is located in SC-201. The office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00-5:00.