San Diego's Best
Voted "San Diego's Best" by the San Diego Union-Tribune readers' poll
Students from Around the World
Grossmont College enrolls over 700 international students
from about 60 different countries.
Free Application Process
There is no charge to apply to Grossmont College.
Low TOEFL Requirement
The minimum TOEFL score for
admission to Grossmont College is 450 paper-based / 45 internet-based.
Our international students
transfer to many 4-year institutions, including UCSD, UCLA, and
UC Berkeley. Grossmont College transfers more students to San
Diego State University than any other community college.
Grossmont College transfers more international students to UCSD than
any other San Diego area community college.
Visit our Transfer Center web page
for more information on your transfer opportunities.
The Grossmont College faculty are
selected for their excellent teaching ability and their
dedication to our students. Our classes are small – typically
35-40 students – which allows our teachers to provide individual
Grossmont College is accredited by the Western Association of
Schools and Colleges and is a member of the California Community
The International Student Office
is staffed with full-time counselors and specialists to help you
with every aspect of your education. We’ll help you enroll in
the classes that match your English ability and your educational
You can complete the first two
years of a Bachelor’s degree at Grossmont for a much lower cost
than at a 4-year institution.
Grossmont College tuition per year: $5,664
California State University (CSU) tuition per year: $13,800
University of California (UC)
tuition per year: $33,000
Location, location, location
- 20 minutes to San Diego beaches
- 15 minutes to downtown area
- 45 minutes to the mountains
- 90 minutes to the desert
Our International Student Club
schedules many activities throughout the year. Some of our past
events include camping in the desert, kayaking in San Diego Bay,
and barbeques at the beach.