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Message from the Academic Vice President:

"On behalf of the faculty and staff of California Coast University, I wish to welcome you. You have made an excellent choice for continuing your education and choosing an educational institution that will help you meet your goals. 
At California Coast University, we created our programs to support the learning of busy professionals seeking to deepen and to broaden their knowledge and skills; and to help our students meet both professional and personal goals.  We look forward to helping you find success on your educational journey!"  
Patricia Insley, Ed.D.,
Academic Vice President



About Foreign Students

Must I be a U.S. resident to apply to California Coast University?

  • No; students who are interested in applying to California Coast University do not have to be a legal resident of California or the United States.

Are I-20 forms available for foreign students?

  • No; I-20 forms are not available for foreign students. The University does not provide any type of student visa services, nor does it vouch for the immigration status of any student's relationship with the United States Government.

Foreign Degrees and Transcripts:

  • Students who have completed coursework or graduated from institutions outside of the United States are required to have their transcripts pre-evaluated by one of the recognized foreign credential evaluation services. A listing of approved organizations may be found through the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at www.naces.org.

English Language Fluency:

All applicants must possess a sufficient command of the English language.  If English is not the applicant’s native language, the applicant must demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English prior to admission by means of one of the following:

  • TOEFL scores of 500 or higher on the written examination or 173 or higher on the computerized examination.
  • Successful completion of 30 semester hours at a recognized college or university in  a country where English is the native language.
  • Completion of an Associate, Bachelor, or Graduate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university.

California Coast University does not offer any type of remedial or specialized training in the English language.

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