Why Choose GWC

International Students and Intercultural Programs

Why Golden West College Is Ideal for International Students

  • Specialists in International Student Advising
  • Dedicated International Student Academic Counselors
  • Reputable and varied academic programs in over 60 major areas
  • Strong university transfer program
  • Affordable education – spend half as much money on university transfer courses
  • Convenient short-term, certificate programs
  • Highly effective Student Success and Tutorial Centers
  • Personalized attention and small class sizes
  • Practical Training advisement
  • Scholarship opportunities*
  • Attractive location and campus
  • Safe, secure environment. Considered one of the ten safest cities by City Crime Rankings

*Scholarship applications are considered by GWC upon completion of a minimum of 12 units and are subject to specific curricular and extra-curricular criteria. Award amounts are modest and cannot be relied upon as any portion of the required international student sponsorship.