International Students

When to Apply

Calstone College operates on a rolling admissions policy. We accept applications into our programs up to the start of the program for that quarter.


You may, for example, be admitted in the Spring Quarter, but be enrolled in the 1st Quarter of Courses for a particular program.

Please contact the admissions office for current deadlines and more information.

Admissions Office: (213) 738-7700

Winter Quarter Begins: January 6, 2020
Spring Quarter Begins: April 6, 2020
Summer Quarter Begins: July 6, 2020
Fall Quarter Begins: October 5, 2020


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How to Apply

Application Process
​Submit application form and payment of $75.

1) Application Requirements:

  • Application fee (non-refundable) .
  • Applicants who have graduated from foreign schools must submit a notarized, translated diploma or Certificate of Completion.
  • Complete an Application for Admission form.
  • Pay a non-refundable Application Fee for International Students
  • Complete an oral evaluation with the Admissions Department. Fulfill all financial arrangements to Calstone College prior to admission.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended, past and present. International students should submit official, translated academic transcripts or records, as specified in the International Students section.
  • 1-2 page essay on describing the Applicant's educational goal and the reasons for applying to Calstone College.
  • In addition, two (2) Letters of Recommendation on official letterhead are optional and will be considered for acceptance to the college.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English. (Non-native speakers must pass an English proficiency requirement, or have fulfilled an English course with a "C" or better at an accredited institution. *International students please see requirements in International Students section.)
  • Pay Registration Fee for International Students.
  • Attend the Orientation Session to complete the admissions process.

    2) Getting Accepted
A. Official, original, final transcripts from high school or an institution of your highest academic achievement must be translated into English. Transcripts must be evaluated, at the student’s expense, by an independent translating/evaluating agency that evaluates foreign credentials. B. The following documents to CC via mail to apply for I-20
  • Copy of passport
  • 2 passport sized photo(s)
  • Bank statement. If the students’ fund is insufficient, a bank statement of a family member will be permitted. In such case, the financial support documentation from a family member must be submitted along with a family certificate for verification.
  • 250-400 words essay in English
  • Registration fee (non-refundable)
  • Application fee (non-refundable)
  • SEVIS fee (non-refundable)
  • INS Service Fee (one time per student)
  • Transcripts from high school or the institution of the highest academic achieved
  • Verification of graduation from high school or the institution of highest academic achieved

Once the school receives the entire documents, a confirmation letter will be sent to the student along with the receipt validating the I-901 SEVIS fee. School mailing address: 2975 Wilshire Blvd. #103 Los Angeles, California 90010 U.S.A. * All documents sent from out of the U.S. must be dispatched using Express Mail.

​ 3) Preparation For Visa Appointment
  • Passport
  • 2 Passport sized photo(s)
  • Visa fee or proof of visa fee payment
  • Federal SEVIS fee payment reciept
  • Test scores and academic records
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Any other documents required by the Embassy or Consulate
  • C.C. admission letter
  • SEVIS 1-20
  • Proof of financial support
  • U.S. non-immigrant visa application forms (Unless you will be completing it at the consulate or embassy)
Contact admissions advisor to discuss major and admissions process.
Click email link Remember that if you plan to attend C.C., you must present the visa officer with an i-20 issued by C.C. You cannot apply for a U.S. visa using anther school's
i-20, and then try to attend C.C. as that is considered to be a fraudulent entry by the U.S.Immigrant authorities.

M-1 Visa


  • After acceptance to C.C., We provide international students with i-20 forms for M-1 visas. If you have any questions about visas,
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Required before an I-20 student visa application can be issued. The US government requires all international students to provide proof of the ability to pay tuition and living expenses for the first academic year. The information entered on this form must show an ability to finance college and living expenses, in US dollars, for one academic year (living expenses are currently estimated to be approximately $36,000 depending on the length of the program). This financial form may be submitted separately.
  1. Fulfill admissions requirements and apply to Calstone College.
  2. After acceptance, receive I-20 forms for M-1 visas. If you have any questions about visas, please contact your local U.S. Consulate.
  3. Proof of English proficiency All entering international students (with the exception of those holding an associate or bachelor's degree from an US institution) must take the TOEFL Exam prior to attending Calstone College.
TOEFL Exam Requirement for International Students:​
  1. International students from a country where English is not the official language must take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Exam. The minimum score accepted is 61 internet-based, 173 computer-based or 500 paper-based. Institutional TOEFL scores will not be accepted.
TOEFL Exam Requirement for Non-Degree Students:
International students from a country where English is not the official language must take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Exam. The minimum score accepted is 53 internet-based, 153 computer-based or 477 paper-based. Institutional TOEFL scores will not be accepted. 2. Provide proof of financial responsibility.​

International Student Policy

Calstone College is authorized under United States of America’s federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. It is the responsibility of the international student to maintain lawful immigration status. The student is responsible for fully and properly complying with all laws and regulations of the United States, California State and local governments.

Foreign students will be requested of required documents among with the proof of sufficient financial fund. After determining the completion of documents and eligibility, the school will issue an I-20 form to enable the student to apply for a student visa. Applicants for student visas should generally apply at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate with jurisdiction over their place of permanent residence.

The appropriate international student visa for Calstone College is an M1 visa. Detailed information about how to acquire the M1 student visa is provided to international students upon admission to the program.
All entering international students (with the exception of those holding an associate or bachelor’s degree from a US institution) must take the TOEFL Exam prior to attending Calstone College. ​


Calstone College does not discriminate in admissions, advising, training, placement, employment, or in any activity on the basis of factors, including but not limited to: sex, age, race, color, national origin, creed, religion, gender, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, political affiliation, creed, religion, disability or a handicap which would not prohibit employment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, access, and treatment in college programs and activities.

Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive., Suite 400 Sacramento, California 95833,
Website Address
Toll Free Number (888) 370-7589
Telephone Number (916) 431-6959

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling
​(888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet website (