Admissions Requirements 

  • A completed International Admissions Application
  • Original Transcripts from a high school (secondary) and/or college(s) (post-secondary), including any other schools attended in the U.S.  Please send an English translated transcript evaluated by a transcript evaluation service. 
  • Financial verification demonstrating the availability of $29,000 to support a year of study.  This proof must be in the form of an official affidavit of support, bank statement, and/or letter from a bank official.  All documentation must be in English and dated within 3 months.  
  • An original score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  Hartnell College requires a score of 460 or higher on the paper-based test, 140 or higher on the computer-based test, 48 or higher on the internet-based test


Students who are currently studying in the United States with an F-1 visa must also submit the following documentation to transfer to Hartnell College:

  • A completed International Admissions Application
  • Copy of your passport ID page, I-94, and F-1 visa
  • Official transcripts from all institutions you have attended in the U.S.
  • You must currently be in good status in SEVIS and have a vaild F-1 visa to transfer to Hartnell College

Students who qualify for admission to Hartnell College will be notified by mail.  An acceptance letter and I-20 will be sent to you with instructions on applying for the F-1 visa at the US Embassy or consulate in your country.  

Students accepted for transfer to Hartnell College must submit an International Student Transfer Notification

Prior to arrival, please contact the International Student Office to arrange an orientation.  Please call (831) 755.6711.