How soon will I receive an answer from Santa Rosa Junior College
about my application?
You should receive an answer from us within two weeks of submitting
your completed application. When we receive your documents, we will review your file
and inform you about any missing information. We may contact you if we have questions.
When your file is complete, will issue the SEVIS I-20 Certificate of Eligibility to you.
How do I get the visa for the U.S.?
You apply for the student
visa at an American Embassy or consulate in your country. You need a valid passport
to apply for the visa. Read our instructions on Obtaining
a Visa for Study in the
How early can I enter the U.S. before school starts?
can usually enter the U.S. 30 days before the “report date” listed on the I-20 form.
How much will it cost to study at Santa Rosa Junior College?
Applicants must show documentation of funding for at least the first
year of study. Currently this amount is $22,000.00, or $10,000.00 if someone
in our local area is providing you with free room and board.
Do I need to take the TOEFL test to be accepted at SRJC?
Yes. You must have a minimum score of 475 on the paper test or 53 on the Internet
based TOEFL (IBT). SRJC also recognizes STEP EIKEN test results for English proficiency
for Japanese students. A score of Grade Pre-1 or higher is required. For more information
about this test, visit the STEP EIKEN Web site at: http://stepeiken.org/.
Do you accept students for ESL only, or offer “conditional” Admission?
No. Students must qualify for admission by taking the TOEFL test as described
Do I have to have a major? What if I change my mind?
You must choose a major field of study to be accepted to Santa Rosa
Junior College. The American embassy or consulate expect you to have
academic goal before they will issue a student visa.
How do I choose my classes?
An academic counselor will help you choose the classes that you need
to begin and explain the registration process to you. You can meet
counselor any time you have questions.
Can International Students work?
International students are allowed to work on campus up to 20 hours
per week during the school session. Off campus work is not permitted.