Transferring from a High School in the United States
If you are graduating from a high school in the United States, you can apply for admission to Foothill College. Depending on your current status and visa, you may need to follow specific procedures.
Please review our general application procedure and contact our Admissions Coordinator at for more instructions.
Note that the minimum education requirement for admission to Foothill is completion of 12 years of schooling or an equivalent. Community colleges in California do not offer a high school completion program.
108 FHDA international students accepted to UC Berkeley, 150 to UCLA, 372 to UC Davis, and 72 to USC for Fall 2014! Our students were also accepted to MIT, Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, Brown, Purdue and more!

International student featured in International Educator magazine article on 2+2 transfer success

Received Export Achievement Award from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce in 2012

Find out more about our Transfer Agreements(pdf).

Foothill is now an
iTEP Test Center.
Instead of TOEFL/IELTS,
Take iTEP for admission.