International Student Information

SEVIS (Student & Exchange Visitor Information System)

California Preparatory College is approved by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) for the delivery of :

  • Associate of Arts (A.A.)
    • Business
  • Associate of Science (A.S.)
    • Health Science
  • Certificate
    • Western Healthcare Practices and Communication


SEVP approval means that CPC has been reviewed and met the requirement of the DHS and has been approved to offer the above programs.  Prospective CPC students will be able to receive CPC I-20’s and student visas.

I-20 Process

Any interested international student may contact our Recruitment Department by sending an email to:  The student will receive a response and answers to any questions they may have about enrolling into one of our programs.


Once the documents below are submitted to our Admissions Office, the Admissions Office will verify all documents and information provided.  If all necessary documents are submitted, the Admissions Office will mail out the student’s issued I-20 within a two-week period.


Upon receipt, the student pay their SEVIS Fee online and make an appointment at the U.S. Embassy in their home country.  If approved, student will then send CPC flight arrival details to arrange for an airport pick-up.


Requirements for Acceptance

The following documents are required for admission into CPC:

  • CPC Application
  • CPC Financial Guarantee Form and Official supporting documents
  • Copy of Passport
  • Official English Translated Transcripts
  • Proof of medical insurance

Practical Training

CPC has been approved by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) for its students who meet eligibility to participate in either of the Practical Training Programs explained below.  The student must speak with their Life Counselor to ensure they meet the requirements for each available program and have attended two consecutive full-time semesters in order to be eligible.

  • Curricular Practical Training
  • Occupational Practical Training


CPC has had the pleasure of hosting international students study from the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Spain
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand