Why choose us?
Start here, then go anywhere.
College of the Canyons (COC) is your gateway to an American university education.  
​​- 99.9% of COC international students who want to transfer, transfer to a four-year college or university
- COC is located in Santa Clarita, a safe, beautiful community close to California’s favorite attractions like Magic Mountain, Disneyland, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and more
- COC cost of attendance is consistently 10% lower than surrounding community colleges
  - Flexible class schedules for more than 60 fields of study
We understand it is not easy to leave family and friends at home to study in America, and our staff is trained to help you manage those concerns. From the day we receive your application until the time you graduate or transfer to a four-year university, we will help you with visas, housing, academic counseling, coursework, and more.
College of the Canyons wants you to be comfortable in our academic and social communities. The International Students Program sponsors social and other activities on and off campus, offering opportunities for making friends from America and other countries throughout the world.