Overview — Why Skyline College?

  • Excellent university transfer opportunities to UC and Ivy League universities. 
  • Guaranteed international student admission to 17 universities.
  • Skyline College is one of the three colleges in the San Mateo County Community College District.
  • Skyline College is situated between San Francisco and Silicon Valley with quality real-world learning, practical training, and internship opportunities.
  • San Mateo Colleges are located in some of the most affluent, desirable communities in the U.S.
  • Nearly $1 billion dollars were invested in new and renovated facilities in recent years.
  • With a tuition of $6,360 a year, Skyline College is 1/5 the cost of a public university and 1/10 the cost of a private university.
  • Alumni include famous Americans and business executives.
  • Small class sizes and personal attention given by award winning faculty and not teaching assistants.
  • Outstanding student support services with a friendly staff dedicated to a small but growing international student population.
  • Free tutoring in The Learning Center. 
  • State-of-the-art computer labs and spacious library with a large number of study rooms.
  • Scholarships are available.

Visit the San Mateo Colleges International Site

This site is translated into many languages and provides further information on our program.


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Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

  • Students will know how to matriculate to a university. (ISLO: Communication)
  • Demonstrate understanding of the American higher education system. (ISLO: Communication)

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) will be assessed using:

  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Review of collected data, and
  • Other methods

Mission Statement

To empower and transform a global community of learners

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