International Programs – Agents and Partners

Become an Agent

We welcome the opportunity to partner with qualified agents throughout the world who assist students with attending Tacoma Community College. If you are interested in formalizing a relationship with TCC, please complete the online agency application. A member of our team will contact you within one week of completion.

Why promote TCC?

Academic Excellence, Transferability and Affordability

  • Local and national reputation for academic excellence and highly-educated, dedicated faculty and staff
  • Intensive, five-level Academic English Program
  • Our international graduates easily transfer to four-year institutions and we have over 20 guaranteed transfer agreements with universities throughout the United States.
  • TCC is an affordable choice and an excellent start to earn a U.S. bachelor’s degree.

Student Services

  • Comprehensive and professional services provided by our friendly and attentive International Program staff. We take a personal interest in the success of each of our 450+ international students each year. Our staff includes speakers of French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, and Wolof.
  • A variety of housing options available with excellent, TCC-staff oversight and attention to comfort and safety
  • International Student Orientation consisting of three full days of presentations, games, activities, and tours.

How we partner with agents

  • Competitive Rates: TCC's advertising support payments are similar to those at other schools in the area.
  • Fast I-20 Generation: TCC will mail your students' I-20s within two working days after we receive a complete student application.
  • Professional Attention: We respond to all partner inquiries and requests promptly.
  • Partner-Focused Marketing Strategy: Frequent visits to our Worldwide Partners are at the center of TCC's marketing and recruitment efforts.
  • Selectivity: TCC takes worldwide partner relationships seriously and works closely with our partners to recognize individual capabilities and to strive for mutual benefit.


Become a partner with TCC

If you are interested in learning more about how to form an agreement with TCC, have questions about the agency application or are interested in requesting additional marketing materials, please contact International Programs. Also, please see our FAQs  page for more general information.