English Language Proficiency Requirements
You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English to successfully complete college work in the United States. The most common examinations accepted as proof of English proficiency from international students are TOEFL and IELTS.
Click Here for Information about TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS, Cambridge English, STEP EIKEN, PEARSON Score Requirements
Summer Intensive English
Click Here for Intensive Summer ESL (English as a Second Language) Information

Click Here for Information about Language School Partners and Conditional Admission Requirements/Procedures

Click Here for TOEFL and IELTS Waivers Information
Statement about 120-day suspension of refugee programs and a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. (PDF)
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.