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TCC International Programs

See yourself as a college student in the beautiful Puget Sound region in Washington state. Get an excellent, affordable education at Tacoma Community College (TCC), where we prepare you well for a successful career in college. TCC welcomes all students, and is committed to your success. Ranked as one of the top 50 community colleges in the United States, you can earn two-year associate degrees for transfer to a university or earn a professional and technical certificate. It is also an excellent school to learn or improve your English skills or finish high school. TCC offers:
  • 29 Associate Degrees
  • 26 Professional and Certificate Certificates
  • 52 Areas of Study to prepare you for transfer to a four-year university
  • Easy online application process
  • Excellent student support services, including free tutoring, computer lab support and many student-sponsored activities
  • A dedicated, trained and friendly International Programs staff who will support your needs and make you feel at home
  • Beautiful, safe and conveniently located campus, near public transit, restaurants, shopping and more

All are Welcome


International students 




commitment from TCC to you

I am a future student 

Our goal is to ensure we make the admission process smooth, simple and complete.

Apply Now

Follow our steps to apply to TCC.

Application Information

Dates and Deadlines 

Read here for information about application and tuition payment deadlines.

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Learn about tuition costs

TCC is an affordable opportunity to earn an education in the U.S.


Important information for a smooth transition to TCC 

 We will help you every step of the way as you begin your exciting journey to study abroad.

I am a current student


Advising Center

Connect with our advisors to help you determine your career or education path.

Advising Center

Get Involved 

TCC offers many clubs, events and activities for a true college experience. 

Explore TCC Life

Where can I transfer? 

TCC gets you ready to transfer to many accredited colleges and universities. 

University Transfer


 I am a friend of the TCC International Programs

Want to be a host for a student or be one of our partners? TCC has several opportunities for community members to engage with our International Program.


Host a student in your home

Apply now to become a host.

TCC International Program Host


Become an agent or partner with our program

Partner with TCC.

Learn more about us



Learn more

International Programs
Tacoma Community College
Building 11, 2nd Floor
6501 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98466-6100
Phone/Fax: 253-566-5190