International Programs offers a one-stop shop for international students! Your International Student Advisors are able to assist you with:
- Exploring academic and degree options
- Understanding degree requirements
- Preparing for graduation and university transfer
- High School Completion
- Maintaining your immigration status
- Applying for OPT (optional practical training)
Academic Program Search
There are many different programs and areas of study available to students at Tacoma Community College. TCC's Program Finder allows you to search the different majors, specializations and certificates available on campus.
TCC is supported by exceptional faculties who dedicate their time to design and deliver courses that prepare them for a future professional career.”
International Transcript Evaluation
Many students take classes at a college or university in their home country before coming to Tacoma Community College. Do you need to transfer in credits from a university abroad? We accept transcript evaluation from the following companies:
ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS EVALUATION INSTITUTE, INC.
PO Box 6908
Beverly Hills CA 90212
Phone: 310-275-3530; Web site: www.acei1.com
Early Admission (High School Completion)
High School Completion is a fast-track program where international students can begin their university classes earlier than their peers and receive their High School Diploma from the United States.
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- Students are not eligible if they have already graduated from High School in their home country or in the United States
Degree Requirements: All gradutes of Tacoma Community College who have not received a High School Diploma will be awarded their diploma at completion of their Associate's degree. Therefore, High School Completion students must complete all coursework towards their Associate of Arts or Science degree and apply for graduation.
Graduation: Following graduation, the international student will receive their Associate's Degree and their High School Diploma from Tacoma Community College.
2+2 Bachelor's Degree
Upon completion of your two-year Associate degree at Tacoma Community College, students are encouraged to apply to one of our Guaranteed Transfer Partners to continue their studies or apply for admission to a University of their choice. Either way, the majority of students will only have two years remaining in their studies to complete a U.S. Bachelor's degree.