Check out our English, university credit, and certificate programs for international students.
UC San Diego Extension International Programs is authorized to issue the I-20 form for the F-1 student visa.
TB Screening is required for students who participate in our university credit and professional certificate programs.
Prepare yourself to enter a university degree program in selective and competitive American universities.
Study on campus at UC San Diego with American teenagers, and participate in field trips around San Diego.
Develop English language teaching techniques to teach English in non-English speaking countries and in U.S. classrooms.
Take a schedule of university credit courses while studying alongside American university students in the summer.
Purchase UC San Diego Medical Insurance for your study abroad experience.
University of California, San Diego Extension International Programs offers English language, university credit, professional certificate, and customized programs for personal, academic, and professional development.
Choose from programs focused on general English or English for specific purposes, like business, law, and medicine.
Obtain skills in business or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), and gain a competitive edge in your career.
Study with UC San Diego students, and take university classes for university credit to transfer to your home university.
Create a high-quality customized program or seminar for international groups of faculty, students, or professionals.
Apply for OPT to receive permission to work in your field of studies as a practical application of what you learned.
Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions international students, like you, ask.
Whether or not you need an F-1 student visa depends on the program you take. All of our full-time programs (18+ hours per week) require an F-1 student visa. The following programs DO NOT require an F-1 student visa: 4-week Conversation, Academic Connections International, and Summer Session I and II, when taken part-time. For more information, please see our U.S. Visa Requirements page.
To see the dates and prices of all of our programs, please visit our Dates & Fees page. If you would like to see a table which shows the total amount, per session, you will end up paying UC San Diego Extension International Programs and the amount you will need for financial verification to obtain a student visa, please see our Financial Verification document on the What to Send page.
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