Admission Requirements



Each applicant is required to submit the following documents to the Palomar College Office of International Education before the application deadline date.  All documents must be in original, official form and in English.  An application package that lacks any of the following documents, without prior approval, will not be considered for admission:


  • A completed Palomar College International Student Application Form

    • One passport size photo

    • Financial Statement (equivalent to minimum US$17,200), no older than 6 months, must be in original, official form and be in English - internet printouts will not be accepted)

    • Affidavit of Support (signed by the financial sponsor)

    • Proof of English proficiency

    • Proof of High School Graduation

    • Official, original transcripts, in English of all schools attended including high school, colleges, universities (and any intensive English programs in the US)

      If you are transferring from another U.S. institution, you must also submit the following:

      • Transfer Eligibility Form, completed by the designated school official at your current school

      • Photocopy of your current visa

        • Photocopy of the admission (when you first entered the U.S.A.) stamp inside your passport
        • Photocopy of all the I-20 forms ever issued to you
        • Photocopy of your passport ID page

        PLEASE NOTE: 

        All items must be received by the application deadline date. Applications missing any items will be considered incomplete and held over for the following semester. All documents used for application purposes become the property of Palomar College and will not be copied or returned.

        All applicants to the Palomar College International Student Program must fulfill one of the following requirements:

      • 18 years of age and proof of high school graduation in your own country
      • Minor student (at least 17 years of age) with a proof of completion high school in your country and a guardian with whom the student will stay.
      • All admitted students must purchase the college approved health insurance online before registering for the appropriate term (information will be given at the time of admission).
      • All documents used for application purposes must be in original, official form and be in English. Please note that certain documents have a time limitation.
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