International Students

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We are pleased to learn of your interest in Porterville College and of your desire for further education in the United States. You may access the current schedule of classes and college catalog. The contact person for International Students is Janice Halopoff, Admissions and Record Technician ( for additional information.

Your investment in time and money to study here warrants our examination of all factors leading to successful study. With this in mind, we have established several admission requirements which all international applicants must meet. To determine whether you are eligible for admission to Porterville College, it is necessary that several documents be completed and returned to the Admissions Office.

Checklist of Required Documents

• Application for Admission

International Student Application
• Bank Verification of funds (Official letter from bank with U.S. Currency)
• High School Transcript including graduation certification
• College Transcript with transfer clearance form from current college.
• TOEFL Score Report
• Proof of health/medical insurance and explanation of coverage
• Official birth certificate or Official Baptism Certificate (if baptized before the age of 5)

If records are not in English, translations must be furnished.

100 East College Avenue
Porterville, California 93257
(559) 791-2200

Some comments from PC Students:

In this college there are a few international students. This is why we can get opportunities to contact with American cultures and people, easily. This college also has good events that allows us to have such opportunities, too. Moreover, staff in this college are very kind to international students and they sincerely take care of us. You will be welcomed by the staff in Admissions Office when you come to this college for the first time.

Hiro, Japanese student

Porterville College is a pretty small college. Various people come to this college to accomplish their each purpose. I like to see the people studying to have their dreams come true in this college. They often encourage me to keep my motivation to study. Anyway, this college is nice.

Japanese student