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Silicon Valley Intensive English Program

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Learn English with Silicon Valley Intensive English Program (SVIEP). No English Language Proficiency test score required!

Global Online Learning Program

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Earn transferable university credits without leaving your home through Global Online Learning (GOL).
Required: TOEFL iBT 56+ or IELTS 5.5+


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Study at SMCSV for 2 years then transfer to a 4-year institution as a junior to earn a Bachelor's Degree. Required: TOEFL 56+ or IELTS 5.5+

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Top-Ranked Colleges (IIE: 2017-2020)

First-Rate STEM Education Internship Opportunities (CPT, OPT) in Silicon Valley

JFK Presidential Award of Excellence in Export - Nation's Highest Honor

#1 in California and #3 in the US for Cost and Quality (Wallethub)
Global Beca & Aspiring Alumni Scholarships

Campuses Located in Communities Ranked #1 in Public Safety

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See what our students are saying about San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley

Anson Lee

"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

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