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International Student Program

​​​​International Student Office staff are currently working remotely.

Our business hours will be Monday - Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Please contact us at​ or by phone at (714) 628-5050 if you have any questions or concerns.​Alternatively, you can also speak to our staff via Live-Chat. ​​
We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your patience.​

COVID-19 related updates will be posted to these pages once new information is available​


Santiago Canyon College (​SCC) is one of the newest and fastest-growing community colleges in southern California.  SCC is located in the city of Orange, which has been named one of the 50 Safest College Towns in America by The SafeWise Report.  The college serves over 10,000 students from Anaheim Hills, Irvine, Orange, Tustin, Villa Park, and throughout Orange County. SCC is a diverse learning community dedicated to intellectual and personal growth. SCC offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes university transfer, associate degree, and certificate programs, and has been named one of the Top 10 Community Colleges of the Greater Los Angeles Area for Transfer by EDsmart.  At SCC, we encourage students to plan, implement, and evaluate their educational progress through meaningful reflection and interaction with both the college and community. 

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​Now accepting applications for

​SPRING 2021(February 08, 2021 - June 06, 2021​​)

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      • SUMMER 2021- Will be available starting February 01, 2021
      • FALL 2021Will be available starting December 01, 2020​​

If you are unable to access our​ online application portal due to internet restrictions from your country​​, please visit the following page to send us an application request​

*​Please note that you will need to complete your online application via OpenCCC after arriving in the U.S. to receive a student ID and register for classes.​​

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  1. Easy Transfer Options. We offer an economical 2+2 option for students. Start your first two years of college at SCC, then transfer to a university for your third and fourth years with our extensive Transfer ​Agreements). SCC curriculum meets university standards for transfer credit and admission.
  2. New facilities and modern technologies accompanied by small classroom sizes and award-winning faculty.
  3. Regionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  4. Lots of English Speaking Opportunities. Our small International Student program allows students to branch out and make friends with many native English speakers.
  5. Location, location, location. Orange and Orange County is centrally located near shopping malls, beaches, amusement parks such as Disneyland, and local universities​.

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