Application Requirements

South Puget Sound Community College maintains an open enrollment policy for all students who are high school graduates or equivalent, or are at least 16 years of age. We also offer admissions to students who are eligible for enrollment into our high school completion program. Review application deadlines and required documents, then begin your application now online.

Important Dates and Application Deadlines

Quarter Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2023 Spring 2023
Application Deadline June 19 Aug. 30 Nov. 30 Feb. 28
Orientation June 29 Sept. 14-15 Jan. 5 March 29
First day of quarter July 5 Sept. 18 Jan. 9 April 3
Last day of quarter Aug. 18 Dec. 8 March 23 June 14
New Student Move-in/Arrival Date TBD TBD Dec. 20 and Jan. 3 March 27 and March 28


Required Documents

1.  Current Official Bank Statement

U.S. schools are legally required to verify funding information before issuing an I-20. Please submit a current bank letter or balance statement issued within the last 6 months showing that there is a minimum balance of $21,777 to fund your tuition and living expenses for one year.

If you are a sponsored student (example: you will have a scholarship from your country's government), you can provide a support letter from your sponsor that states the amount of financial support and dates of award.  The financial documents must be in English and clearly state your name and details about the sponsorship.

2.  Copy of your passport photo page

3.  Transcripts and academic records
If you would like to transfer credits from another college or university to SPSCC, you must submit official college transcripts. 

4.  English Proficiency (optional)
English proficiency is not required for admission to SPSCC. Applicants who provide an accepted English Proficiency Requirement will place directly into our college or dual degree high school completion program.

Additional Forms, Requirements and Transfer Credit Information

Transfer Verification Form: Students studying in the U.S. must submit this form with a copy of their student visa and I-20.

Minor Release FormsStudents under the age of 18 must complete these forms.

Transfer Credit OptionsExplore transferring your credits from other programs and colleges to SPSCC.