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Full-time International Student Application

Students applying to Golden West College as an international student on F-1 status or seeking F-1 visa must applying using the International Student Application. Get started on your application today!



Students planning to apply for a change of status in the U.S. must apply by the overseas applications deadline.

Applicant Type Application Deadline
Overseas July 15
Transfer (already in the U.S.) August 15
Applicant Type Application Deadline
Overseas December 15
Transfer (already in the U.S.) Jan 15
Applicant Type Application Deadline
Overseas April 15
Transfer (already in the U.S.) June 1

Application Requirements


We encourage you to prepare the documents for admission before beginning your online application. All documents are subject to review and you may be asked to submit additional documentation.

We recommend preparing all your documents in PDF format.

Proof of English Proficiency
Copy of Your Passport
Proof of Sufficient Funds: Financial Document
Affidavit of Support Form
$55 Non-Refundable Application Fee
Transfer Students: Additional Documents Required

Additional Requirements

You may be required to submit additional documents if you fall under the following categories:

Applicants who have already earned a degree in the U.S.
Applicants Under the Age of 18
Applicants interested in the Nursing Program
Applicants interested in the Cosmetology Program

Apply Now!


STEP 1. Create an online account for your application


Once you click on the link above, it will take you to the Dynamic forms log in screen.

On the Log In screen, click on "Create New Account" to set a username, password and a security question for your application.
Screenshot of Log in page

Be sure to save your log-in information somewhere secure.

STEP 2. Complete the Online Application

1. Log into your application with the account
2. Enter your information & upload the required documents
3. $55 Application Fee Payment

 Application Tips:

  • Save Progress. You can click “save progress” at the bottom of the application to save your application and return to it later to complete.
  • Complete the payment. Make sure the application fee payment goes through and that you receive the payment confirmation. Your application will not be reviewed until the payment is complete
  • Questions or issues? Please contact us at

STEP 3. Check Your Email

Your application will be reviewed within 21 business days. Please check your email for any updates about your application status and any additional documents required.

Once admission decision has been made, you will receive an email with the next steps.

Questions? Contact us!