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.





Saddleback College International Students are invited to attend the following informational workshops and events specifically related to optimizing the Saddleback experience. Please check the ISO Facebook page and website for upcoming workshops & events.  We look forward to your participation!


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August 27 - 12:00pm Orientation Review: F-1 Student Visa Guidelines LRC 314
September 24 - 12:00pm On Campus Employment, Internships & Optional Practical Training LRC 314
October 29 - 12:00pm Student Success: On Capus Resources Available LRC 314
November 10 - 12:00pm Options & Changes, Transfers, Vacation Requests, Extensions, Etc. LRC 314