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Agents & Partners

Partner with one of the top 5 community colleges in Washington State and top 50 in the US!

Tacoma Community College partners with a diverse group of international educational agencies and schools from around the world. Although they have very different perspectives and needs, all of them work with TCC because of TCC's high value, transferable education, complete student services and excellent services and resources for our partners.

Become a Partner with TCC!
If you are interested in learning more about how to form an Agent Agreement with TCC, please contact Alexa Mercado-Curtis or fill out the New Agency Information Page. Also, please see our FAQs page for more general information.

TCC Advantages for Partners & Students

See why our international students choose to begin, continue, and complete their 2-year degree at TCC:

Academic Excellence and Transferability

  • Local and national reputation for academic excellence and highly-educated, dedicated faculty and staff
  • Intensive, 5-level Academic English Program
  • TCC international graduates easily transfer to public and private universities in all parts of the USA. TCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with several universities in Washington, Oregon and Indiana.

Student Services

  • Fully staffed, friendly and attentive International Office staff, including an immigration advisor and an academic advisor. They take a personal interest in the success of each of our 450+ international students each year. Our staff includes speakers of Dutch, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
  • 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. Our full-time retention specialist designs other engaging activities throughout the academic year.

Partner Services

  • 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 2 working days after we receive all necessary materials.
  • Professional Attention: We respond to all partner inquiries and requests within 1 working day.
  • 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.

For Current Partners

There are no new announcements at this time. Please check back frequently for updates.

Contact Us

Alexa Mercado-Curtis, International Admissions Specialist

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