Online Application Form

Welcome to Seattle Central's online admission application for international students!

International students can apply for admission up to 5 quarters / 15 months in advance. At this time, overseas applicants can apply for the following: Fall/September 2018, Winter/January 2019, Spring/April 2019, Summer/June 2019, Fall/September 2019.

This online admission application consists of 8 sections:
Section 1 - Personal Information
Section 2 - Application Information
Section 3 - Academic History
Section 4 - Immigration Information
Section 5 - Study Plans
Section 6 - Emergency Contact Information
Section 7 - Comments
Section 8 - Application and Express Mail Fees

Also, note that:
- Completing this online admission application should take about 20 to 30 minutes
- All eight sections must be completed before you can submit your application
- All questions in each section must be answered
- You must use English characters only (A - Z)
- Completing the online admission application requires you to have the following items / information:
     1/ Applicant's passport
     2/ Applicant's high school and/or university transcripts (if applicable)
     3/ Applicant's previous I-20 form (if applicable)
     4/ If using the services of an advising agency or institutional partner, the agency/partner's details (name, email, address, etc...)
     5/ A credit card, so you can pay the $50 application fee, and $50 express mail fee if applicable

Once you complete all eight sections, you will have the opportunity to review the information you provided, correct mistakes you may have made, then save / print a copy of the application for your records.

Once you submit your online admission application, you will receive a confirmation email with a reference number. You will also be prompted to pay the $50 application fee, and $50 express mail fee if applicable, by credit card via our online payment system.

Submitted an online application within the past 12 months already?
Do not submit a new online application. If you need to edit your application (change your study program, starting quarter, major, etc.), email our Admissions Office at and provide your reference number.
U.S. passport/green card holder? Entering the U.S. on an immigrant visa? Studying while on A, E, G, H, I, K, L, or U visas?
Do not complete this application. Instead, complete a resident admission application. For more information about resident application requirements and procedure, visit
Previously attended Seattle Central College?
If it has been less than 3 years since your last quarter of attendance at Seattle Central or Optional Practical Training (OPT), do not complete our online admission application; instead, submit a Returning Student Record Update Form.

If it has been more than 3 years since your last quarter of attendance at Seattle Central or Optional Practical Training (OPT), you must apply for re-admission and submit a new online admission application.