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Intensive English and Cultural Study

Intensive English & Cultural Study

Intensive English & Cultural Study is a college preparation course. This course is designed for international students who plan to attend Santa Ana College or Santiago Canyon but who need to improve their English skills before entering the college credit program.
Academy students receive intensive instruction in English so they may achieve a TOEFL score of 450 or better, which is required for entrance into the college credit program. This program is offered throughout the year. Students who successfully complete this program with a TOEFL score of 450 are guaranteed an automatic transfer into the college credit program at Santa Ana College.
Based on 16 week Session ​​
​Tuition​ ​ ​ $3,400.00 per semester ​$ 3,400.00
​​TOEFL Test Fee​​​$50.00 per semester ​$ 50.00
​Books and Supplies​Estimate​​​$ 100.00
​​Health Center Fee​​$19.00 per semester​​$ 19.00
​​Student Health Insurance​​Estimate for 6 month period​$ 732.00
​RSCCD Student Service Fee​​$7.50 per semester​​$ 7.50
​​International Student Services Fee​​$50.00 per semester​$ 50.00
​​Parking Fee $30.00 per semester​ (Optional)​​​$ 30.00
​​Personal Living Expenses​Estimate​​$ 4,000.00
​TOTAL​$ 8,388.50

The Class

  • Spring and Fall: 16-week session
  • Summer: 8-week session
  • 24 Class hours per week (Monday - Thursday)
  • 3 Proficiency Levels or more
  • Reading, listening, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, and cultural instruction

Admission Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Complete the International Student Application
  • Submit the required documentation and fees
More information about Admission

International Student Program 1530 W. 17th St., U-204-D, Santa Ana, CA 92706 USA
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