MiraCosta College welcomes students from all over the world and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. You are welcome
Priority Application Deadlines for Internation Program (F-1 Visa)
Fall Semester – July 1
Spring Semester – November 15
Applications are accepted after the deadline on an individual basis. Please contact the International Office IIP@miracosta.edu for more information.
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Sumbit a Complete Application Packet
To be eligible for admission, you will need to complete all of the following documents:
Copy of the personal information page of your passport. Email copy of passport to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit a copy of all your official school transcripts with Certified English translations. Screenshots are not accepted.
- High school or secondary school with proof of graduation (3 years)
- Colleges and Universities
- US and/or International, if attended
- MiraCosta accepts international transcripts that have been evaluated by an approved evaluation service accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For more information, visit the Evaluations webpage.
Once admitted, you will need to provide original official transcripts from each school upon your arrival to campus. If students complete additional classes after admission, a final official transcript must be received before the first day of class.
Email official transcripts to email@example.com
Submit a valid English proficiency test result to firstname.lastname@example.org. A valid test result should not be older than 2-years from the date of an application
for admission. View a list of other accepted proof of English proficiency.
A minimum score on any of the following is required for admission:
|English Proficiency Tests Accepted||Score|
|Michigan English Test (MET)||B2|
|PTE (Pearsons Test for English) Academic||45|
|SAT||48 Evidence-based reading and writing|
|STEP Eiken||Grade Pre-1|
450 paper-based test
133 computer-based test
Submit a Financial Sponsorship Form signed by sponsor.
Submit official bank letter or statement from you or your financial sponor* showing a minimum of $26,300 USD. Bank statements must be in English (funds do not have to be shown in USD) and show the issue date within the past 6 months of submission.
Forms not acceptable - Income statements, proof of mortgage, stocks, bonds, and investments.
Email financial documents to email@example.com
Once we finalize the admission review process, you will receive an acceptance letter by email, which will includes next steps to prepare for enrollment and arrival.
If you have decided not to attend MiraCosta for the semester you applied for, you may defer your admission to a future semester by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate the semester you wish to attend.
If your application is incomplete, you will receive a follow-up email with a list of the required document(s). Please make every effort to email all required documents before the application deadline.
Concurrent Enrollment without SEVIS I-20 Transfer
If you are an international students studying at another school in the Unites States and would like to take a course at MiraCosta College without transferring, please visit the Concurrent Enrollment webpage.
Learn More about the International Office
Discover more about our campus, our programs and the application process. For more information visit the International Office webpage.
Questions about the application process?