International Students

Saddleback College is one of the premier community colleges in California and the United States. We are located in beautiful Southern California and only a few miles away from the sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean.  Saddleback College is a two-year, postsecondary institution of higher education fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The College is known for its well-equipped, high-tech learning centers and laboratories, challenging academic curricula, strong student support services and high transfer rates to prestigious universities, like UC Irvine, Berkeley, Los Angeles, and San Diego, University of Southern California, and other premier institutions of higher education.

The International Student Program is here to assist you during your application process and while you are a student at Saddleback College. The office provides a variety of services that include F-1 student visa immigration advising, health insurance registration, academic workshops, seminars, and social events.

IMPORTANT: Due to a technical issue, emails sent from Saddleback to a email address are not being delivered properly. If possible, please use a non email address for your college correspondence when filling out your application.

Apply Online NowAPPLY ONLINE NOW  The Spring 2017 application deadline has been extended to December 20, 2016!




Saddleback-College-ImmigrationImmigration 101 Workshop

Addressing the F1 Visa regulations and compliance issues
Wednesday, September 14, 2-3pm, SSC 211

Saddleback-College-International-Student-Health-insurance-WorkshopInternational Student Health Insurance Workshop

Understanding U.S. medical insurance policies
Wednesday, October 12, 2-3pm, BGS 232

Saddleback-College-Optional-Practical-Training-WorkshopOptional Practical Training Workshop

Learning about employment procedures & information
Wednesday, November 9, 2-3pm, BGS 232

Saddleback-College-Holiday-Open-HouseHoliday Open House & Travel Approvals

Getting travel signatures on your I-20 Form and chatting with us
Monday, December 5, 9-5pm SSC 107