Upload your supporting documents to our secure Box folder.
Supporting documents include: transcripts, proof of English language proficiency, course wish list, proof of financial ability and copy of passport/student immigration documents.
See the Step-by-Step Checklist below for details.
A form I-20 for international students will be issued, and you will be notified by email.
Email with admission notice will be sent to you. A form I-20 for international students will not be issued. Students will study from their home country.
March 15 - Session R1, R2 or R4
April 15 - Session R3
Late applications will be considered. Students will be accepted on a space-available basis.
- Graduated from high school or at least 18 years of age by start of the program
- Copy of transcripts in English to assist with advising and course placement
- TOEFL iBT 61, IELTS 6.0 or the equivalent. See English Proficiency Requirement.
- Earned a baccalaureate degree
- 3.0 GPA in their earned undergraduate degree or in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units completed
- Copy of transcripts in English
- TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5 or the equivalent. See English Proficiency Requirement.
Although enrollment in SF State's College of Professional & Global Education is not considered admission to SF State, an I-20 ("Certificate of Eligibility") for F-1 student status will be issued when students are accepted into a full-time certificate program in the College of Professional & Global Education and require a student visa to enter the country. Students entering the US using an F-1 visa must maintain full-time student status during the time they are enrolled in an approved certificate program at SF State's College of Professional & Global Education.
Other non-immigrants visa categories (except B, C and D visa) may enroll (full or part time) in College of Professional & Global Education courses incidental to their primary status. Contact the Center for Global Engagement for detailed information and restrictions.