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When considering the quarter you plan to apply for admission, please note that the International Admissions Office is currently managing a high volume of applications and application-related correspondence. At this time, you can expect to receive a response from Admissions within 20 business days (4 weeks). This timeframe applies to email inquiries, application processing, and all other correspondence within Admissions. Other factors that may affect your planning are visa processing times and whether an emergency visa appointment could be available to you. We encourage you to check the website for the U.S. embassy or consulate where you plan to apply for your F-1 visa to learn if or how you may be affected.

To apply for admission to Seattle Colleges, international students must submit an online application, which includes completing a questionnaire, uploading all necessary documents, and paying the required $50 application fee by debit/credit card. Admission applications can be submitted up to five quarters/15 months in advance.

Reminder: Applicants who hold a U.S. passport, green card, immigrant visa, certain non-immigrant visas, or special immigrant categories should not apply as international students. Please review our guidelines to check whether you should apply via one of our Resident Admission Offices.

Application Portal

To start an online admission application, you must first create an account. By creating an account, you can save your entries, log in and log out at any time, and complete your online application at your own pace.

STUDENTS applying on their own

If you are a student applying for admission without the help of an education agency and you would like to start a new online admission application, create a student account.

If you already have a student account and would like to continue or access an online admission application you already started, log in.

EDUCATION AGENTS/ADVISORS helping students apply for admission

Only official, approved partners of Seattle Colleges may submit an admission application on a student's behalf. If you are not an approved agent/advisor, find out how to become a partner. If you are unsure of your partner status, contact

If you would like to start a new online application and this is your first time using this portal, create an agent/advisor account.

If you already have an agent/advisor account for this portal and you would like to continue or access an online admission application you already started, log in.

Completed applications are normally processed within 10 business days. If some information is missing or needs to be clarified, applicants will be notified via email.

Legacy Campus-Based Applications

Legacy campus-based applications for North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle College have been decommissioned.

If you completed an admission application via one of our legacy campus-based portals in the past, contact if you need assistance with one of the following tasks: