We are pleased to learn of your interest in Porterville College and of your desire for further education in the United States. You may access the current schedule of classes and college catalog. The contact person for International Students is Janice Halopoff, Admissions and Record Technician (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information.
Your investment in time and money to study here warrants our examination of all factors leading to successful study. With this in mind, we have established several admission requirements which all international applicants must meet. To determine whether you are eligible for admission to Porterville College, it is necessary that several documents be completed and returned to the Admissions Office.
If records are not in English,
translations must be furnished.
In this college there are a few international students. This is why we can get opportunities to contact with American cultures and people, easily. This college also has good events that allows us to have such opportunities, too. Moreover, staff in this college are very kind to international students and they sincerely take care of us. You will be welcomed by the staff in Admissions Office when you come to this college for the first time.
Hiro, Japanese student
Porterville College is a pretty small college. Various people come to this college to accomplish their each purpose. I like to see the people studying to have their dreams come true in this college. They often encourage me to keep my motivation to study. Anyway, this college is nice.
The academic year is divided into two segments called "semesters". International students are required to be on campus approximately two weeks prior to the beginning of a semester. Orientation, advising and registration for classes precedes the beginning of each semester. The Fall semester usually begins the middle of August and is completed the end of December. The Spring semester usually begins the middle of January and is completed the end of May. A summer session if offered from early June through late July.
Deadline for International Students:
Applications for International students will be Online March 1st. International students should plan on having all requirements completed approximately two (2) months prior to the beginning of the semester in which they would like to enroll. This two (2) month period is needed in order to process and send your I-20 and for you to arrange visa and travel plans.
Porterville College has no set deadlines for admission. When an international student has completed all requirements for admission, the necessary immigration forms to obtain your student visa will be issued.
Complete records sent directly from the school with evidence of graduation from a secondary school or its equivalent must be shown by duplicate official transcripts or records from the school which granted the diploma. If records are not in English, translations must be furnished.
An applicant who has attended other colleges and universities must have official, complete duplicate transcripts from each institution sent directly to the Office of Admissions, Porterville College and a Transfer Clearance Form must be completed by institution of attendance.