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Cuesta College is a fantastic institution located in the heart of the scenic San Luis Obispo County in California, USA. It‚Äôs main campus is in San Luis Obispo, and it also has two other campuses in Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande.
The College offers a variety of brilliant programs that are designed to prepare international students for their future academic and professional endeavors. There are courses in subjects including accounting, English, law, sciences, and performing arts.
International students studying at Cuesta College have access to excellent on-campus resources and facilities like a library, classrooms, student services, social zones, computer labs, and a whole lot more.
Rated as one of the Top 5 community colleges in California
The College is committed to racial and socioeconomic diversity
California boasts an awesome climate and great opportunities
Cuesta College offers everything an international student could desire. Students benefit from a welcoming environment, a multicultural student community, and a robust academic offering, all offered just minutes from the beach and hiking trails.
There are many student clubs and organizations available for international students to get involved in outside the classroom at Cuesta College. There‚Äôs everything from athletics teams to performing arts groups.
The staff at the College‚Äôs international office are dedicated to helping international students adjust to life in the US. There‚Äôs always someone available to speak to if you need help, no problem is too big or small.
Cuesta College is a great place for international students because we have a close-knit and supportive community where students actively engage with one another both in and outside of the college campus.
We offer an affordable education with amazing opportunities to transfer to top schools throughout California and the United States!
We are surrounded by the beauty of the central coast of California with easy access to hiking, shopping, beach-fun, cultural arts, and amazing weather year-round. Cuesta is the perfect place to build your future!
What I love most about Cuesta are our international students. Our students bring positive energy to campus, a zest for learning, and resourcefulness.
Their excitement about Cuesta and about the Central Coast of California makes me appreciate everything around me that much more! I value how our F-1 students offer nuanced and diverse perspectives both in the classroom and in our local community. Our students make me a better person! Win-Win!
Cuesta is all about personalized services. You are more than just a number. You are valued as an individual, with unique talents and strengths. We work individually with each and every student.
We have many resources on campus, including free tutoring and academic counseling, a food bank with free food, a health center with nurses and mental health counselors available, and lots of recreation (baseball and track fields, brand new pool, renovated basketball gymnasium, and more!), public transportation, park-like grounds, top-notch technology and classrooms, and amazing International Student Office with snacks :) and a cozy place to hang out with one another.
After graduating from Cuesta, our students go on to do a variety of exciting things! They may start working right away and using their degree in technical, vocational or professional jobs.
Often our students transfer to 4-year universities to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree. Some international students decide to stay local through the OPT program and get some work experience before continuing their studies at a new school or before departing the U.S.
Some students choose to return to their home country and use their highly esteemed American degree to get a new great job and start the next chapter of their life!
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CA-1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, United States
San Luis Obispo is small and quaint enough to run into familiar faces at the local farmer's market, yet large enough to host the best entertainers in the world. You will never get tired of the many options for eating, learning, and adventuring.
Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.USA student visa requirements