Over the years, RCC has welcomed hundreds of international students from around the world. Located about 25 miles northwest of New York City, International students will find a safe and welcoming environment at our beautiful campus in New York's scenic Hudson Valley. The International Student Services Office is here to help with your transition to the U.S., including applying to RCC, immigration questions, and any issues you may have while you are an RCC student. We look forward to helping you achieve your higher learning goals!
You CAN afford Rockland Community College!
Thanks to our affordable tuition, students can save on average $100,000 on college education by starting at RCC and transferring to outstanding four-year colleges.
Furthermore, once enrolled, international students can qualify for some of our continuing student scholarships that are offered during each spring semester.
International Student Application Requirements:
Application form and $30 application fee
Documentation that you have the equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Proof of English Proficiency
Copy of passport information page
To begin this process, complete the student inquiry form on this school's profile page.
Work one-on-one with our most distinguished faculty members At RCC, our nationally recognized Sam Draper Mentor/Talented Student Honors Program offers students the challenges and rewards of deeper discourse and a personalized mentoring relationship with your professors. Enrolling in the Honors Program enables you to save as much as $100,000 on the cost of your bachelor’s degree without sacrificing the quality of your education. More than 3,000 students have graduated from the M/TS Honors Program since its founding in 1977.
Transfer to top colleges Students who complete the Honors Program with an academic average of 3.5 or higher have a very high rate of transferring with full junior standing to virtually any four-year college or university they choose. Ivy League and Tier One college recruiters seek out RCC honors students for transfer because of the program’s reputation for producing students with a proven ability.
A sample of colleges and universities that have accepted RCC Honors graduates includes Ivy League colleges such as Harvard, Yale and Columbia, and Tier One colleges such as Duke, Wesleyan and Stanford, as well as Cornell, Georgetown, NYU, Sarah Lawrence, Smith, SUNY and CUNY campuses, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and many more.
To learn more about the Honors Program complete the student inquiry form on this school's profile page.