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International Education

S H O R E L I N E C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E : A G R E AT C H O I C E Shoreline advantages • Easy university transfer • Lower tuition • Small class size • Classes by professors, not teaching assistants • Commitment to teaching and learning • Individualized attention • Seven centers for academic support • No TOEFL to enroll • Distinguished and international faculty “I think Shoreline is the best college in the area. Seattle has lots of fun things to do and at Shoreline the people are really friendly.” Billy, Indonesia (Transfer: Industrial Engineering, Purdue University)


City - Shoreline (next to Seattle)

State - Washington

Region - Pacific Northwest, one of the most beautiful areas in the United States.

Business - Boeing, Microsoft, Adobe, Amgen, Zymogenetics, Starbucks, American Seafoods Group, Costco, PACCAR, Nordstrom

Medicine - University of Washington Medical Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Universities - University of Washington, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University

• High success rate for university transfer • Beautiful, safe campus • Close to Seattle and UW

UNIVERSITY TRANSFER “I’ve been consistently impressed with the transfer students from Shoreline. They are always so well prepared and focused on their goals.”

Getting your university degree through Shoreline

— Audrey Hudgins, Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Seattle University

2+2= 4

2 years @ SCC plus 2 years @ at a university equals 4-year university degree

Shoreline students transfer to top universities in the U.S. CALIFORNIA • Academy of Art University • Cal Poly Pomona • San Francisco State • UC Berkeley • UC Davis • UC Irvine • UCLA • USC • UC Santa Barbara COLORADO • U. of Colorado HAWAII • University of Hawaii INDIANA • Indiana University • Purdue MASSACHUSETTS • Berklee College of Music • Boston University • Northeastern U. • U. of Massachusetts

Four options to meet your goals 1. University transfer 2. High-school completion plus transfer 3. Professional/technical degree or certificate 4. ESL

MICHIGAN • University of Michigan • Michigan State

THE TOP FIVE 1. University of Washington 2. Seattle University 3. Washington State 4. University of California (all campuses) 5. Indiana University NEW YORK • Columbia University • New York University • Pratt Institute OHIO • Ohio State University OREGON • University of Oregon TEXAS • Texas A&M • University of Texas Austin WASHINGTON • Art Institute of Seattle • Seattle University • University of Washington • Washington State University WISCONSIN • University of Wisconsin - Madison

* These are just some the universities that have accepted SCC students

r POPU L AR AREAS OF ST U D Y ea ic C SC RE ! our-y dem a @ T ARTS AND • Art • Sculpture HE o f ac AR YW ing t any the T SCIENCES • Ceramics • Art History S N err m at . A sf om se ton • American Ethnic • Graphic Design • Asian Languages and GO transe fr s the hing ant? Studies • Industrial Design Literature

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• Anthropology • Applied Mathematics • Architecture

• Painting • Photography • Printmaking

• Astronomy • Atmospheric Sciences • Biochemistry

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Biology Botany Chemistry China Studies Cinema Studies Classics Communications

FA S T- T R A C K C O L L E G E O P T I O N Shoreline’s College + High-School Diploma Program YOU CAN COMPLETE AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Shoreline Community College College Shoreline Community SchoolCompletion Completion (HSC) H igh School High Program

& WASHINGTON STATE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AT THE SAME TIME! • Washington State high-school diploma,


widely recognized across

High School then College

the U.S.

Community College

High School

• Classes satisfy both college and high school

University Transfer

Average time to completion: 2 years

diploma requirements


• Ideal for motivated and high-achieving students

High School

High School Completion High School credit is awarded for taking College classes.

Community College

* Students must have completed the equivalent of 9th grade and be age 16 or older.

Average time to completion: 2 years

High School and College are combined

University Transfer

Save time!

(Time to completion can depend on starting point in English)

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE At Shoreline • No TOEFL requirement • All levels of ESL classes offered • Shoreline ESL test will place you in your appropriate level

Don’t need ESL? These scores will exempt you from ESL requirements: TOEFL


Step Eiken

72 (iBT)

6.0 Overall

Pre-1st Degree

533 (PBT)

6.0 Writing

P OP U L AR AREAS OF ST U D Y • Media Studies • Editorial Journalism • International/Intercultural Communication • Comparative Literature • Computer Science • Drama • Economics • English • Environmental Engineering • Geology • Environmental Sciences

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Environmental Studies Ethnomusicology General Studies Geography Geological Sciences Geophysics Germanics History Humanities International Studies Journalism Japan Studies Jewish Studies

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Korea Studies Latin America Studies Linguistics Mathematics Microbiology Music Near Eastern Language and Civilization Neurobiology Peace and Strategic Studies Philosophy Physical Education

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Sports Science Physics Political Science Psychology Recreation Religious Studies Romance Language and Literature • Slavic Language and Literature • East European Language, Literature • Society and Justice

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Sociology South Asian Studies Southeast Asian Studies Speech, Hearing Communication • Statistics • Theater Arts • Women Studies • Zoology BUSINESS • Accounting • Accounting Information Systems



SEVEN ACADEMIC SUPPORT CENTERS • Writing and Learning Studio • Math Learning Center • Business/Computer Study Center • Physics/Engineering Learning Center • ESL Technology Center • Biology & Chemistry Tutorial Labs • Academic Tutoring Center MORE ACADEMIC SUPPORT • Multiple computer Labs • Honors program • Phi Theta Kappa • DECA business competition CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES • Multicultural and Diversity Center • Women’s Center • Athletic facilities

TOP TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS • Clean Energy Technology Center

• Business Technology

• Biotechnology Program

• Health Care Information Technology

• Music Technology

• Medical Laboratory Technology

• Automotive Technology Center

• CAD/Drafting

• Phlebotomy

• Nursing

• Digital Filmaking

• Dental Hygiene

• Visual Communications Technology

• CNC Machining

• Fine Arts facilities & Gallery

“I really enjoy helping students understand the U.S. educational system. We discuss educational philosophies in the U.S. and around the world. Those are great conversations.”

• Theater

— Joyce Fagel, University of Washington Science Advisor at Shoreline

STUDENT CLUBS More than 50 clubs including: • • • • •

Archery Math Film Environmental Fencing

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Clay Badminton Audio Engineering Photography

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Table tennis Jazz Golf Pre-Med Philosophy

P O PU L AR AREAS OF ST U D Y • Business Administration • Finance • Human Resources Management • International Business • Management and Information Systems • Marketing • Production/Operation Management DENTISTRY • Dental Hygiene • Dentistry

EDUCATION • Education • Elementary Education • Secondary Education • Special Education • Education Admin • Human Services ENGINEERING • Aeronautics • Astronautics • Chemical Engineering • Civil Engineering • Computer Engineering

• Electrical Engineering • Industrial Engineering • Materials Science and Engineering • Ceramic Engineering • Metallurgical Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Technical Comm. FOREST RESOURCES • Wild land Resources • Forest Engineering • Forest Resources

Management • Pulp and Paper Sciences • Urban Forestry • Wildlife Science HEALTH SCIENCES • Clinical Health Services • Environmental Health • Medical Technology • Nursing • Occupational Therapy • Pharmacy • Physical Therapy

• Physician’s Assistant • Physician • Prosthetics and Orthodontics • Respiratory Therapy • Veterinary Medicine OCEAN & FISHERIES • Fisheries • Oceanography SOCIAL WORK • Social Welfare



1. University transfer 2. High-school completion plus transfer 3. Professional/technical degree or certificate

Tuition (15 credits)

$ 9,102









Fact On average, community college tuition and fees* are: • 50% less than public universities • 70% less than private universities

4. ESL



Room & Board**

$ 5,625

Health Insurance


• Completed application form


$ 1,050

• Academic transcripts


$ 7,452

• Financial statement



• $50 application fee

* Approximate for one academic year ** Homestay estimate. ***Spending money, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses vary by individual.

• No application deadlines


Source: * Approximate

HOUSING OPTIONS Shoreline students can choose living arrangements. •

Homestay - Live with an American family that offers guidance and support.

Apartment - Live on your own or with other students.

Shared house - Live in a house, sharing the space with other students.


APPLY ONLINE Shoreline Community College

Summer 2013 ............ June 24 Orientation June 17 Fall 2013 .......... September 25 Orientation September 17

16101 Greenwood Avenue North Shoreline, Washington 98133

Winter 2014 ........... January 6 Orientation December 30


Spring 2014 ............. March 31 Orientation March 24

Phone: 206-546-4697 Fax: 206-546-7854 E-mail:

Spring 2013 ................. April 1 Orientation March 25

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ABOUT US Shoreline is international Shoreline students come from around the world, including: Benin, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Macau, Malaysia, Mali, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam

THE SHORELINE VISION “We are a world-class leader in student success and community engagement.”

Shoreline by the numbers


The ranking in the U.S. over the past three years for the Toyota training program at Shoreline.


Average transfer grade point average for all University of Washington students.


The average transfer grade point average for Shoreline International Program students.

16 26 34

km from the Shoreline campus to downtown Seattle. Number of buildings on the Shoreline campus.

Size of the Shoreline Community College campus as measured by hectares.

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and SCC President Lee Lambert at the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative in Miami, Florida. President Lambert was recently named one of the top five community college leaders in the U.S.


Shoreline Honors

km from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to the Shoreline campus.


City of Shoreline’s rank on “Money magazine’s list of best places.


USA Today 2010 All-USA Community College Academic Team - Ava Munson, top 20 in U.S. Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Gold Scholar - Chung Nga (Carol) Moy, top 50 in U.S.

Approximate number of students served every year.

Bellwether Award - Clean Energy Technology Center program, top 10 in the U.S.

“... We’re working hard to invest in our community colleges ...”

Grammy U Network - Only community college in the Recording Academy (The Grammy Awards) network.

Gary Locke, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and former Governor of Washington.

Top literary magazine - Spindrift art and literary journal, best in the U.S. for 2009.

Top Diversity Award - President Lee Lambert honored for being a Top Contributor to the Asian Community.

DECA International • David Lim and Alex Chan, 1st Place, International Marketing • Yasuhiro Sumino and Crystal Ng, National Finalists, International Marketing Fitri Ardani

• Chris Brunstad and Christina Lazarakis, National Finalists, Sports Marketing • Alyson Hensell and Breanne Lucero, Excellence Award, Advertising Campaign • Tri Cendani and Fitri Ardani, Excellence Award, Business Ethics • Katherine Martin, Excellence Award, Hospitality Marketing

Shoreline Community College International Education Viewbook  
Shoreline Community College International Education Viewbook  

Information for international students interested in going to college at Shoreline Community College in the United States .