Admission Information


Application deadlines

Fall Semester March 1st – July 1st
Spring Semester October 1st – December 1st


Please submit the following documents as PDF attachments to the International Student Center:

  • Fullerton College Online Application
  • Supplemental Questions form
  • US $40 non-refundable application fee payable to Fullerton College by cash, check, money order or online using Flywire. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and with your home currency.
  • Proof of high school graduation or equivalent ONLY if 17 years old or younger
  • College, university and/or vocational transcripts from all institutions attended
  • 2nd Bachelor Contract (if applicable)
  • Essay describing your academic, personal and career goals. Explain how attending Fullerton College will help you reach those goals. (700 words minimum)
  • Proof of English Proficiency:

           -Fullerton College ESL Assessment Test: ESL 184
                    -Review instructions to take ESL remote assessment test                                                                                                                      

           –IELTS: Band 5

           –iTEP: Level 3.5

           –PTE Academic: 44 

           –TOEFL: 61 iBT or 500 pBT

           -We will accept the following as English proficiency from these local intensive English language schools:
                               American English College – completion of Level 6
                               Cal Poly English Language Institute – completion of Level 5                               

                               ELS – completion of Intensive English for Academic Purposes Level 109
                               Kaplan English Programs – completion of Advanced Level, High-Intermediate Level, or Institutional TOEFL Score
                               Language Systems, International College of English – completion of Level 7
                               Poly Languages Institute – completion of ESL 6: Advanced Level II

Students transferring from a US institution must also submit:

  • Copy of visa
  • Copy of I-94
  • Copy of Form I-20 from previous (currently attending) school
  • Transfer Instructions
  • Copy of Employment Authorization Card (from OPT) – if applicable


*For a detailed explanation of each requirement, please see the F-1 Visa Admission Information brochure.