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Admission and Enrollment

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

1. Complete the Standard Online Application for Admission.

2. Download, print and submit the International Student Application.(13 pages PDF;requires Acrobat Reader)

3. Submit all other required application materials as outlined in the checklist.

  • $100.00 Non-refundable application fee payable to Chabot College (check or money order drawn against a U.S. bank or use credit card authorization form in application)
  • TOEFL Score (61+ iBT or 500+ PBT or 173+CBT), OR a 5.5 bandwidth academic score on the IELTS test, OR iTEP with a minimum level 5, OR completion of the ELS 109 course from an ELS Language Centers program, OR a minimum Institutional TOEFL score of 500 or more from a private language school.
  • Official transcripts from secondary schools and universities (minimum 12 years of education)
  • Certificate of Financial Responsibility and Bank Certification/Verification of Funds (dated within 3 months)
  • Copy of passport
  • Read carefully and sign the attached Student Contract.
  • Proof of Medical Insurance (before or within 2 weeks of arrival in the U.S.)
  • Test of Tuberculosis (negative reading)
  • Essay describing your background and goals
  • 2 Identification photographs (passport-size)
For International Students Transferring from another U.S. school to Chabot College Only:

Submit the following documents if you are attending another U.S. institution:
  • Standard Online Application for Admission
  • International Student Application (13 pages PDF; requires Acrobat Reader)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Copy of ALL prior I-20(s), Passport, Passport U.S.Entry Stamp, Visa, and I-94 e-Record
  • CERTIFICATION OF F-1 OR M-1 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT) VISA STATUS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS. 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.

All forms, information, and documentation must be filled out entirely and submitted before your application can be evaluated.

Postal Mail completed application to:

International Student Program Office
Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward CA 94545

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    Phone: (510) 723-6600 | Last updated on 8/2/2018