MiraCosta College welcomes students from all over the world. Discover more about our
campus, our programs and the application process. For more information on the International Student Program, please visit our web page.
MiraCosta College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.
How to Apply to the International Programs (F-1)
MiraCosta College will no longer admit international students under the age of 18 into its college programs.
How to Apply
Priority Application Deadlines
- Fall Semester – July 1
- Spring Semester – November 15
- Summer Session – May 1
If students complete additional classes after admission, a final transcript must be received before the first day of class.
Submit all supporting documents listed below.
|Document||How to Submit|
|Copy of passport||Email to IIP@miracosta.edu|
|Official High School transcript and certificate of graduation with English translation||
Request official transcripts from each school. Make official translation to English if needed.
Email to IIP@miracosta.edu
When you arrive to MiraCosta, you will need to provide original official transcripts from each school
|Official transcripts in English from all colleges and universities attended (if any)||
Request official transcripts from each school. Include certified English translation if needed.
Email transcripts to IIP@miracosta.edu
When you arrive to MiraCosta, you will be required to provide original official transcripts from each school
|Proof of English What to send:
IELTS score of 5.5
TOEFL score of 450 on the paper-based; test/133 on the computer-based test/ 46 on the iBT
DuoLingo English Test score of 75
|Order the test score from testing services be sent to MiraCosta College. School code 4582 And Send official score or transcripts by Email to IIP@miracosta.edu|
|Certificate of Financial Responsibility signed by sponsor. Attach an official bank statement showing a minimum of $24,000 USD.||Email to IIP@miracosta.edu|
|Statement of purpose: 1 page essay explaining your education background and academic and career goals||Email to IIP@miracosta.edu|
|If currently in the US: proof of immigration status and Transfer Clearance Form||Email to IIP@miracosta.edu|
Receive admission and SEVIS I-20.
Concurrent Enrollment without SEVIS I-20 Transfer
If you are an international students studying at another school and would like to take a course at MiraCosta College without transferring, please visit our Concurrent Enrollment page.