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When to Apply

Fall 2014: August 19 – December 5, 2014
Completed application will be accepted MARCH through JULY 15 of each year.

Spring 2015: January 20, 2015 – May 15, 2015
Completed application will be accepted SEPTEMBER through NOVEMBER 15 of each year.

If you need help filling out the application, please contact Rebecca Freeland International Education Technician. Her phone number is 415.457.8811, Ext. 7740.

How to Apply

Easy Application Steps

Step 1
Print, complete and sign the electronic Intensive English Application Form (PDF)*

* These pdf files require Adobe Reader. Click here to download Adobe Reader software free.

Step 2 (For Transfer Students Only)
If you are a transfer student, give the Transfer Form (F-1 Visa) to your current institution and send the Intensive English Program Application Form (Step 1) and Transfer Form (Step 2) with a check* for US$50 or US$100** to:

Attn: Dr. Jason Lau
Director of International Education
College of Marin
835 College Avenue--SS149
Kentfield, CA. 94904

Step 3 (For All Other New Students)
All other new students need to send in the completed Intensive English Application Form (PDF) (Step 1), with a check* for US$50 (one semester) or US$100 (two semesters)** to:

Attn: Dr. Jason Lau
Director of International Education
College of Marin
835 College Avenue--SS149
Kentfield, CA. 94904

Step 4
For international students living overseas, after we have received your application materials, we will issue an I-20 for you to take to your appointment for the F-1 visa. If you need help with your visa, please contact the EducationUSA center nearest you for assistance.

Step 5
Students should contact Sara Oser, IEP Program coordinator (415.457.8811 ext. 8579) or Rebecca Freeland, International Education Assistant, for assistance paying tuition and medical insurance upon arrival. Orientation, testing, and placement take place at the Intensive English Program during the first week of the semester.

* Check or money order payable to "College of Marin".
**
Application fee is non-refundable/non-transferrable: $50.00 for one semester or $100.00 for two semesters.

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Conditional Admissions Agreement

Intensive English Program (IEP) Matriculating To International Student Credit Program

Students who have successfully completed the Intensive English Program (IEP) at the College of Marin will be admitted to the International Student Credit Program and be granted a waiver of the TOEFL Exam. Students will also be granted a waiver of the $50.00 Application Processing Fee. All other conditions for admissions to the International Student Credit Program must be met. They are as follows:

  • Completion of an International Student Credit Admissions Application.
  • Verification of adequate financial support by completing the Official Certification of Personal or Family Money form. Required amount of financial support vary by academic year.
  • Complete all transfer documentation as required through SEVIS.

Application Forms

* These pdf files require Adobe Reader. Click here to download Adobe Reader software free.

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Intensive English Program web page
Technical Contact: Sara Oser, Coordinator, College of Marin Intensive English Program, 415.883.2211, Extension 8579
Content Responsible: Dr. Jason Lau, Director, Community Education, Lifelong Learning and International Education, 415.485.9316