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International Students Admissions

Welcome International Students! SCIT is an accredited college with a diverse student population located in the heart of Orange County, California and is an excellent choice for foreign students wishing to study in the United States. Our college has been serving the Southern California region for over 30 years with over 20,000 graduates finding employment across various industries. SCIT is authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to accept non-immigrant students. We welcome international students to join our learning community! Our programs well suited for international students seeking career oriented education. See below for some of the top reasons why SCIT stands out as a first-rate college particularly suited for international students.


SCIT is a fast-paced, career-oriented college that focuses on hands-on engineering education.

Year-Round Admissions

There are five start times during the year for international students. We can work with admitted international students to determine a start time that best meets their needs.

Affordable Quality Education

Program costs are the same for both international and regular students. Our costs are competitive and includes all books and materials you need to complete the program.

Employer Connections

As a career-focused college, we have built relationships with many employers throughout the region. We work with international students to help seek employment throughout our network and help students through the process to obtain work permits, if eligible.


Our college specializes in hands-on, practical engineering programs that bridges theory and practice. Learn more about our Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in engineering.

Hands-on Project Work

A highlight of our college is our 20 expansive educational laboratories that are at the center of our hands-on educational philosophy. The laboratories allow students to gain practical experience in such fields as biomedical instruments, industrial automation, semiconductor electronics, computer systems and networking, robotics, and much more.

Accelerated Evening Classes

Our programs are accelerated and can be completed in less than 3 years. Students may also choose to complete the program at a slower pace if desired. All classes and labs activities are offered during evening hours, allowing students to study, work or explore Southern California throughout the day.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty bring real-world experience to the classroom. Many of our faculty have extensive working experience and instruct courses in ways that highlight the important knowledge necessary to succeed in the field.


Our college specializes in hands-on, practical engineering programs that bridges theory and practice. Learn more about our Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in engineering.


Explore Southern California while studying at SCIT! Southern California is a vibrant, diverse region and an economic powerhouse in the US. We also have great weather.

Great Location

SCIT is located in Orange County, California. Locals often enjoy the beaches with pleasant year-round weather. There is a large variety of recreational activities, such as visiting the neighboring Disneyland Resort, and nearby cities such as Huntington Beach (also known as Surf City, USA), Los Angeles, and Hollywood.

Diverse Population

Both our college and Southern California has a diverse population. California houses migrants from all regions of the world and there is a high likelihood that you will find others with a similar cultural background as yours.

Flexible Vacation Time

SCIT offers flexibility in scheduling coursework to help international students schedule any time off that they may need to visit family as long as they complete sufficient coursework to maintain their eligibility.