International Students Program (ISP)

Admissions Information for International Students

All applicants for F-1 student status MUST provide the following documents:


Download, print and complete the International Student Application.(6 pages PDF; requires Acrobat Reader)


Official high school diploma or transcript and universities transcripts


English Proficiency: official TOEFL Score (45+ iBT or 450+ PBT or 133+CBT), or a 5.0 bandwidth academic score on the IELTS test, or  STEP EIKEN Grade 2A


Official Bank Statement showing funds of USD$19,828 (dated within 3 months).


Signed Sponsor Affidavit


Housing Application (Signed)


copy of MMR Immunization Record.


$290 fees ($40 Non-refundable International Application fee and $250 refundable housing deposit) payable to Southwestern Oregon Community College (check or money order drawn against a U.S. bank) or complete FeePaymentByCreditCard form.


copy of Passport if available


Proof of Medical Insurance (before or within 2 weeks of arrival in the U.S.)

For international students transferring from another U.S. school to Southwestern Oregon Community College:

Submit all documents mentioned above and the following documents if you are attending another U.S. institution: 


Copy of all prior I-20(s), Passport, Visa, and I-94 (front and back)


SEVIS Transfer Clearance Form: This form needs to be filled out by your CURRENT school's' International Student Advisor or Designated School Official (DSO) and must show your last date of attendance. This form will be emailed to you after the admission decision is reached.

13. Official Transcript(s) from previous school(s)


Mail all documents and International Student Application Packet to the International Student Department.

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Attn: International Student Department
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay , OR 97420

Admission Deadlines

(Including all Documents and Admission Fees)

Term Classes Begin Outside U.S. Within U.S.
Fall September 24th August 1st September 1st
Winter January 7th November 1st December 1st
Spring April 1st February 1st March 1st

*If you can’t meet the above dates please contact the International Student Department at for additional help.