Feather River College
Welcomes International Students!

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Feather River College welcomes applications from international students. Our admission requirements conform to the regulations of the United States government for issuing F-1 visas. 

FRC is a 2-year community college awarding Associate Degrees and opportunities to transfer to 4-year colleges or universities. FRC's location in the quiet mountain community of Quincy, California is an attractive asset to students who are interested in a safe, friendly small-town environment.  

View the International Student Brochure for more information.

Admissions Requirements

Follow the checklist below for submitting the Admissions Application and all supporting documents. Please submit the requested information in English, adhere to date deadlines listed, and include a $25.00 processing fee. The Application with supporting documents must be submitted by May 15th for the Fall semester and October 15th for the Spring semester. Receipt of the Application does not guarantee acceptance into Feather River College.

  1. Submit an Admissions Application online (the link is at the bottom of the page).
  2. Provide a Statement of Financial Information (requires you provide a copy of bank statement or letter from your bank verifying funds).
  3. Provide High School, University, or College transcripts (in English).
  4. Provide TOEFL score report (minimum computer-based 180, PBL 500, iBT 65) for none English speaking countries.
  5. Copy of Passport.
  6. Provide verification of Health Insurance that will cover you while in the U.S. or intention to purchase health insurance upon arrival in the U.S.

Send supporting documents (2-5) and processing fee to FRC Admissions & Records Office, 570 Golden Eagle Avenue, Quincy, CA  95971, USA, or email them to Leslie Mikesell at lmikesell@frc.edu.  

International students must declare a program of study that is approved by SEVIS, maintain full-time status by enrolling in and completing a minimum of 12 units each semester (only one online course allowed each semester), maintain at least a "C" grade point average, and complete their academic program at Feather River College within six semesters.

International students may not arrive more than thirty (30) days prior to the semester they are attending and must arrive in time to attend New Student Orientation. On arrival, students must report to the Admissions & Records Office and present their Passport and F1 Visa.

International Student Tuition

International students pay all required fees listed below. Students receive a bus pass that provides transportation in the local area. The parking fee is waived if a student does not own a vehicle.

All required fees must be paid in full by the first day of the semester of attendance.

Required Fees for the 2015-16 Academic Year:
Nonresident Tuition Fee: $235 per unit
Standard Enrollment Fee: $46 per unit
Health Services Fee: $18 per semester
$15 per summer session
Transportation Fee: $1.50 per unit
Parking Fee:

$20 per semester
$5 per summer session

Optional Fees:
Computer Printing Fee:

$5 per 100 pages
(first 50 pages free)

Transcript Fee:

First two are free;
$5 each thereafter;10 rush service or fax service

Total annual cost of attendance at Feather River College is estimated at $17,478. These estimates include room, board, books, and required tuition fees. 

Pursuant to California Education Code, Article 9, Section 76140, nonresident tuition fees for foreign students may be exempted provided that the nonresident has demonstrated a financial need for the exemption, and that not more than 10 percent of the nonresident foreign students attending Feather River College receive an exemption.  

If the provision for an exemption of nonresident tuition fees is currently available, Feather River College will evaluate requests from applicants who document financial need for an exemption.   

There are no guarantees that an exemption will be granted.

Submit completed application to the Admissions & Records Office by Monday, September 8, 2017.

admissions/documents/1APPLICATIONTOREQUESTEXEMPTIONOFNONRESIDENTTUITIONFEES.pdf

Applicants selected for admission are responsible for their own housing.  Follow this link to view on and off campus Housing Information.

Submit the International Student Admissions Application online.

If you would like more information about the international student program at Feather River College, contact Leslie Mikesell by email, lmikesell@frc.edu by phone, 011-1-530-283-0202, extension 285, or by mail, 570 Golden Eagle Avenue, Quincy, CA  95971  USA.