International Students

  • Find Your Roadmap to Success at
    Mt. Hood Community College

    There is no better place for international students to receive their college education than Mt . Hood Community College. MHCC offers a quality education, professional instructors with related work experience and up-to-date facilities. Best of all, the cost of attending two years at MHCC is significantly less for international students than attending their freshman and sophomore years at a four-year university.

  • Begin your University studies at Mt. Hood!

    Mt. Hood Community College is an excellent starting place for students who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree. MHCC students can complete all or most of the general education requirements for both public and private colleges and universities. In addition, MHCC's transfer subject areas allow students to begin work on the requirements of their chosen majors. The advantages of starting a four-year program at MHCC include smaller classes, lower costs, instructors' focus on teaching excellence, and the availability of courses for improvement of skills in reading, writing and mathematics.

  • Steps to Apply

    Applicants who are not permanent residents of the United States and wish to enroll at Mt. Hood Community College with an F-1 (requires I-20) visa should apply following this link.

    Intensive English for College and Careers

    The IECC program at Mt. Hood Community College provides English language instruction for students who need to improve their speaking, pronunciation, reading and writing skills for college or for work. The courses are taught by professional English language teachers with masters degrees in TESOL, many years of experience, and cross cultural or international experience.

    Support Services

    We want you to be successful while you are at MHCC! Our International Student Program will help connect you with tutoring services and academic advisers to help ensure you are on the right track.
    International Students Housing


    We are happy to offer assistance to international students arranging for housing while they attend MHCC. All students are encouraged to live with a host family when they first arrive unless they already have friends or family in the area.