Mission of the International Programs Office at Foothill College!
International Student Program Images.

The International Programs office is dedicated to:
  • Helping international students adjust to our campus andcommunity by providing a home away from home.
  • Assisting non-immigrant international students on F-1 visas toabide by immigration laws by providing regular advising, orientation sessions, information updates and seminarsregarding all regulations that may affect their stay in the UnitedStates. We are here to answer your questions about passports, visas, insurance, employment, travel and academic issues.
  • Creating programs and initiatives that will help you better understand yourselves as part of a community, a country, and aworld.
  • Organizing cultural activities that provide international students with opportunities to expand your horizons and discover the world, share your unique heritage and cultural background with others, get involved, volunteer and make a difference, and above all, enjoy your experience at Foothill College!
Image of George Beers, Dean of International EducationWe hope that the time you spend with us will inspire you to achieve your educational and personal goals!
Warm regards,
George Beers, Dean of International Education
And the entire staff of the International Programs Office
140 FHDA international students accepted to UCLA, 94 to UC Berkeley, 344 to UC San Diego, 385 to UC Davis for Fall 2015; 72 to USC for Fall 2014! Our students were also accepted to MIT, Stanford, Columbia, Yale, Purdue, NYU, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and more!

International student featured in International Educator magazine article on 2+2 transfer success

Received Export Achievement Award from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce in 2012

Find out more about our Transfer Agreements(pdf).

Foothill is now an
iTEP Test Center.
Instead of TOEFL/IELTS,
Take iTEP for admission.