Coastline Community College
Each year International Students flock to Southern California for its fantastic weather, great beaches, world famous landmarks, diverse population, and great schools.
Choose Southern California!
Each year International Students flock to Southern California for its fantastic weather, great beaches, world famous landmarks, diverse population, and great schools. Orange County is located in the heart of Southern California, just 30 minutes south of Los Angeles. It is home to internationally known attractions like Disneyland, Knott's Berry farm, pristine beaches, first-class shopping, deluxe entertainment and more.
Choose Coastline Community College!
Coastline offers numerous options for degrees and certificates in several popular fields. These programs are in demand by employers all over the world. Coastline has shown one of the largest increases in number of AA degrees awarded and is ranked in the top of community colleges nationwide. International students choose Coastline because of its renowned English as a Second Language Program, its diverse student population, and its Orange County location which allows for quick access to California's beaches and the world famous landmarks of Southern California.
Coastline is located about 35 miles, 22 kilometers south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and only 8 miles, 5 kilometers north of the Orange County (John Wayne) Airport (SNA). The climate is temperate with average temperature of 70 degrees F/21 degrees C year round.
Education Programs at Coastline
Coastline offers a variety of programs to satisfy your educational goals, intensify your interests, and prepare you for a fulfilling career. For details on any of our programs, visit us on the web at www.coastline.edu.
ESL Program: Tailored to meet the needs of non-native speakers who are learning English as a Second Language for educational or occupational advancement, this program allows students to improve their skills in listening, speaking, comprehension, grammar, reading and writing in the English language. Students who wish to enroll in class in the ESL program do not have to take the TOEFL test. Upon completion of this program, students may enter the regular program.
Student Life: Students at Coastline Community College are from many diverse backgrounds; therefore, attending a community college provides an opportunity to make life-long friends from all over the globe and learn about other cultures while earning a college degree. In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet and converse with American students while studying in the United States.
Our virtual online library offers accessible, innovative resources along with personalized help from the librarian. It's easy to access accurate information from our vast selection of databases twenty-four hours a day.
The international student advisor is available five days a week to assist you with registration, enrollment, acculturation, and problem solving.
Coastline is well-known for its excellent, caring, professional professors who are eager to help you succeed. Staff members who speak multiple languages are friendly and enthusiastic to help students in all aspects of student life.
Are you ready to come to Southern California?
The following checklist will assist you in the admission process:
- Completed application
- Application fee of $55.00
- Affidavit of Support
- TOEFL score of 500 (paper based), 173 (computer based), or 61 (TOEFL iBT). Students who are enrolling only in the ESL program do not have to have a TOEFL test score
- English translation of high school and college/university records
- Copies of passport pages (if available)
Business Administration, English Language (ESL), Mathematics
Type of School
Student Body GenderCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNo Affiliation
Scholarships for International StudentsYes
Conditional Admission AvailableYes
Accreditation and CertificationAACC Schools, ACCJC
Type of HousingHomestay, No housing available
Test ScoresTOEFL: 50+