Germany College for international students
West Valley College welcomes international students with a comprehensive curriculum that includes:
- University transfer courses
- Associates degrees and certificates
- Occupational training programs
- Personal or skill development opportunities
Students may choose to attend course work offered in the day or evening schedule of classes. The college calendar is based on the semester system, and a double summer session. West Valley College confers Associate degrees (A.A. and A.S.), certificates of training, and general education certification for lower division university requirements. The college is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
West Valley College is located in the "Heart of the Silicon Valley". Set amid 143 acres of Saratoga's beautiful foothills, West Valley College has been enriching the lives and careers of students from the Santa Clara Valley since 1964. Graduates from our more than 40 departments enjoy one of the highest successful transfer rates to four-year colleges and universities of any community college in the state. We also offer opportunities for vocational training or personal development in a vibrant atmosphere. West Valley College is proud of its respected faculty, counselors, staff, student services personnel and our students typically find that the education at West Valley has prepared them well for the competitive demands of both higher education and the working world.
ADMISSION INFORMATION for International Students
The committee on International Students will select for admissions those students with a successful academic record. The college has established specific admission guidelines and will usually not admit an international student on academic probation status at any other college, university, or one who is "out of status" per Immigration guidelines.
Fall Semester - May 1
Spring Semester - November 1
(admission documents issued one month following deadline above)
The following are required and must be completed before West Valley College can issue a Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) Form.