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Steps to Apply

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  • Each applicant is required to submit all the required application documents to the Palomar College Office of International Education before the application deadline date.
  • All documents must be in English.  If documents are not in English, they must be translated into English by a certified English translator, not by a notary public.
  • Copies of original, official forms are acceptable for application purposes. However, official transcripts are required if you wish to use prior credit earned to satisfy the requirements of your new program.
  • All documents submitted for application purposes become the property of Palomar College and will not be copied or returned.
  • Applications that are missing any documents are considered incomplete and will not, without prior approval, be considered for admission.
  • Please email questions to:  intladm@palomar.edu

 

OVERSEAS APPLICANTS 

  1. Fill out the International Student Application completely and sign and date the last page.
  2. Put a passport size picture of your face in the upper right corner of the International Student Application.
  3. Fill out the Palomar College Application for Admission completely.  Sign and date the last page.
  4. Fill out the Affidavit of Financial Support form completely.  Sign it and have your sponsor sign it.
  5. Gather bank statements.  ($18,400 USD or equivalent)
  6. Gather TOEFL or IELTS test results.
  7. Gather official transcripts of all high schools, colleges, and universities attended.
  8. Make a copy of your passport ID page.

Submit all documents (#1-8) to Palomar College.  (See instructions on how to submit documents, below.)

 

TRANSFER STUDENTS (students with an I-20 from another U.S. school)  

  1. Fill out the International Student Application completely and sign and date the last page.
  2. Put a passport size picture of your face in the upper right corner of the International Student Application.
  3. Fill out the Palomar College Application for Admission completely.  Sign and date the last page.
  4. Fill out the Affidavit of Financial Support form completely.  Sign it and have your sponsor sign it.
  5. Gather bank statements.    ($18,400 USD or equivalent)
  6. Gather TOEFL or IELTS test results.
  7. Gather official transcripts of all high schools, colleges, and universities attended.
  8. Make a copy of your passport ID page.
  9. Make photocopies of official transcripts from all schools in which an I-20 was issued, including intensive English schools.
  10. Make a photocopy of your current visa.
  11. Make a photocopy of your I-94 card.    (Click here to get a copy of your I-94 card)
  12. Make a photocopy of ALL the I-20s ever issued to you.
  13. Fill out the Transfer Eligibility Form and give it to the international student advisor at your current school.

Submit all documents (#1-13) to Palomar College.  (See instructions on how to submit documents, below.)

 

How to Submit all Documents:

Email all documents to intladm@palomar.edu.
This is the preferred method of submission.
Make sure all documents are legible and scanned (PDF).

OR

Mail to:

Palomar College
Office of International Education
1140 W Mission Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
USA

 

Processing Time:  Please allow 2 weeks for processing new applications after all required documents are received. Processing may take longer at peak times. Our goal is to send your acceptance as soon as possible.