Initial Student (New student applying from abroad): Deadline was July 10 and late applications will no longer be accepted.
Transfer student (Students already in the US with a valid F-1 visa) : August 7, 2015
Please note the report date (date you must be here by for the Fall 2015 semester) will be August 10, 2015.
Initial Student: December 11, 2015
Transfer student: January 15, 2016
*Applications for Spring 2016 will be evaluated beginning August 17 in the order it was received.
Please note the report date (date you must be here by for the Spring 2016 semester) will be January 19, 2016.
We recommend students apply early for best course availability.
Please fill out the international student application and mail it to us with all the supporting documents.
Please do NOT submit the regular online application for domestic students
Orange Coast College
Attn: International Center
2701 Fairview Road
Coast Mesa, CA 92626
Applications must be completely filled out and submitted prior to the application deadline.
***PLEASE NOTE: Should the college not be in the position to accept applications for the Summer semester, all applicants will automatically be considered for the Fall semester.***
OCC divides its academic year into three (3) semesters:
Fall: Late August through mid December
Spring: Late January through late May
Summer: Early June through early August
The exact dates vary each year. Please consult the current issue of OCC's course catalog
for more specific information.
There are two different application deadlines for international students. The application deadline for students who apply from abroad is typically two months prior to the start of the semester in which they plan to attend. For international students who are currently in the U.S. and are planning to transfer, the application deadline is typically 3 weeks prior to the start of the semester in which they plan to attend.
If you want to apply from abroad apply here. If you are a transfer student apply here.