International Student Services

A Student's Desire to Study in America

Scottsdale Community College — The Best Choice for International Students!

Thank you for your interest in Scottsdale Community College! We greatly enjoy having international students on our campus, and we look forward to welcoming you in person.

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is one of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges (one of the largest community college systems in the United States), and has an excellent international reputation. What is a community college? Why study at a Maricopa Community College? View the International Education brochure about why you should consider a Maricopa college like SCC for your international education!

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

Scottsdale Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) which also accredits Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and Northern Arizona University, as well as 1,118 other post-secondary institutions of higher learning. HLC has a rigorous process that evaluates and validates the quality of education that SCC offers its students.

For information on our credit degrees and certificates, view the programs pages.

Scottsdale Community College has transfer articulation agreements with public and private colleges and universities to enable seamless transitions to 4-year institutions. View University Transfer for more information about starting your four-year degree. View Admission Process for information on the international student admission process and obtaining the F‑1 student visa.