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International Student Entrance Requirements

To qualify for admission into Southern California Institute of Technology as an international student, you must:

  • Complete the online International Students Application using the SCIT Application Portal and mail all parts of the completed application to SCIT. Please Note: We are currently not accepting International Student Applications until further notice.
  • Show proof of financial support for tuition and living expenses by completing an Affidavit of Financial Support Form (this form is part of the International Students Application)
  • Complete an interview and tour the facilities
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or primary credentials used in your country to demonstrate that you have completed high school or secondary school.
  • Have proof of English Language Competency. Proof of English competency includes any one (1) of the following:
    • TOEFL PBT (Paper Based Test) of at least 550 or TOEFL iBT (Internet Based Test) of at least 80, OR
    • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB or Michigan Test) score of at least 80, OR
    • A certificate indicating an intermediate ESL course was successfully completed at an accredited institute, OR
    • Completion of an accredited college program in the United States, OR
    • Completion of a high school diploma or GED in the United States, OR
    • Completion of a high school diploma or college program in a nation where English is the language for education.