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Learn English with Silicon Valley Intensive English Program (SVIEP). No English Language Proficiency test score required!
Learn English and earn transferable college credits in the University Access Program (UAP). Required: TOEFL iBT 49+ or IELTS 4.5+
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See what our students are saying about San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
"My favorite element of College of San Mateo is its faculty members and learning resources. Being knowledgeable, inspiring, and approachable, my instructors provide students with much guidance and mind-opening perspectives. Their dedication to education helps us develop academic interests and grow intellectually. In addition, a variety of learning resources, such as the Learning Center and the Writing Center, are also widely available and accessible to students. These resources are successful in assisting us in overcoming academic challenges. As a transfer student graduating with the highest honor, I feel proud and well-prepared because CSM has given me the essential tools for more academic excellence in the future. ”
— Anson Lee, Hong Kong