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Orange Coast College (OCC)

International Education Center (IEC) [Costa Mesa, California]


  • IEC@OCC provides students with convenient 8-week sessions of intensive academic English studies with conditional admission to Orange Coast College located just minutes away from famous beaches in Southern California.
  • Orange Coast College ranks among top in transfers to the University of California, Los Angeles and Irvine. Besides Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) with 6 UC campuses (Irvine, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Davis), Transfer Alliance Program (TAP) is also available for students wishing to transfer to UCLA.
  • Enjoy your academic and social life in a warm and exciting city of Costa Mesa only minutes away from famous beaches in Southern California!
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Public Community College
      Establishment : 1947
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA / CEA
      Enrollment : 50
      Average Class Size : 11-15
      Airport Pickup : Available
      Tuition : Low
      Community Type : Suburban
      Transportation : Bus, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Welcome to Orange Coast College! We look forward to giving you more information about IEC and all the wonderful opportunities here. Students love the sense of family that we develop at IEC. The friendships made while improving English language skills last students for a lifetime and become a support system during academic studies. Come join us!

      Shane Liliedahl, Director
      The International Education Center
      at Orange Coast College
    • International Education Center (IEC)
      Orange Coast College (OCC)

      2701 Fairview Road
      Costa Mesa, California  92626  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (714) 432-5909
      FAX: +1 (714) 432-5191
      E-mail: iec@occ.cccd.edu
      Website: http://www.iec-occ.edu
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive English Program

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 11 - 15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 8,16,24,32 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Admission
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2022
      8 WEEKS:
      6/13 - 8/48/18 - 10/1210/10 - 12/7
      16 WEEKS:
      6/13 - 10/128/18 - 12/7

      24 WEEKS:
      6/13 - 12/7

      7 WEEKS:
      1/2 - 2/16

    • Costs
      US$ 100
      TUITION FEE (2022 - 2023)
      8 WEEKS US$ 3,200
      16 WEEKS US$ 6,040
      24 WEEKS US$ 8,900
      32 WEEKS US$ 11,420
      8-32 WEEKS US$ 750-850 Per Month N/A US$ 450-800 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 120 (Los Angeles International Airport)
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Costa Mesa, California
    • Location
      International Education Center (IEC)
      Orange Coast College (OCC)

      2701 Fairview Road Costa Mesa, California  92626  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Los Angeles International (LAX) Airport:
      The school arranges airport pick-up service that costs US$ 120 and brings students directly to the campus in approximately 60 minutes.
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