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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 located nearby some of California's most famous attractions, such as Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Disneyland, and so many more.
  • College of the Canyons' cost of attendance is consistently 10% lower than surrounding community colleges.
  • College of the Canyons offers flexible class schedules, with more than 60 fields of study.


At College of the Canyons, we understand that it's not easy to leave your 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 your academic and social communities. International Services and Programs (ISP) sponsors learning and social activities on and off campus, offering opportunities for making friends in America and from other countries throughout the world.