International Students

Center for International Education

Welcome! Whether you hope to study English or begin your degree – College of Marin has something for everyone. We appreciate your interest and encourage you to browse our website to discover the many exciting opportunities we have to offer!


International Student Programs

College of Marin offers two distinctive academic programs of study to international students — our Credit Degree Program and the Intensive English Program. Both programs are SEVIS certified and have the ability to issue the Form I-20.

Credit Degree Programs
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The Credit Degree Program offers students the opportunity to earn an associate’s degree, certificate, or begin the first two years of a bachelor’s degree before transferring to institutions, such as UC Berkeley, Sonoma State and many more. Check out our College Catalog online for a list of academic programs, degrees, and certificates offered.

Intensive English Program
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Our Intensive English Program (IEP) is designed to help students improve English skills before beginning a degree in the United States. College of Marin offers English levels ranging from beginner to advanced, and students can gradually add in classes with native English speakers as they progress through the program. The Intensive English Program includes classroom instruction and on-campus activities, as well as the full support of our Student Services offices and the International Education Office.

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Not sure where to begin? Fill out the form and a member of our team will get in contact with you. We have a whole team available to help students build a unique academic plan designed to fit specific educational needs and goals.

About Us

At College of Marin we are among a select group of community colleges that offer a strong transfer pathway to institutions such as UC Berkeley through the Transfer Alliance Project (TAP) and Pathways, as well as the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) to six University of California Campus. We also offer many other transfer pathways and programs to help students graduate from the schools of their dreams!

Campus Locations

College of Marin has two safe and beautiful campuses in the heart of Marin County, California. Our campuses offer instructional excellence, a multi-cultural environment, and supportive student services. The surrounding area is safe and peaceful, with easy access to hiking trails, beaches, mountains, and abundant city nightlife. We’re just minutes away from San Francisco, across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge!

Click here to check out our virtual campus tour!


HOUSING

College of Marin provides the links below to help connect you to resources where you can search for houses, apartments, or rooms for rent. We hope that these resources will be useful to you. College of Marin accepts no liability for any arrangements made through the use of these links and resources. College of Marin makes no representations, guarantees, or promises with respect to the condition, quality, or safety of the listed housing/resources, the person or company offering such housing/services, or the areas where the housing/services are located, College of Marin does not endorse or have any control over the housing and resources listed here. College of Marin encourages you to take all precautions necessary to ensure your safety and wellbeing.

Check out the following links and resources to help get you started.

College of Marin Housing

Other local resources

Homestay and International Student Housing
General rental websites
Vacation and short-term rentals
Listings for rentals and purchase

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