International Students

Bucks County Community College has been a premier institution of higher education for over fifty years.

An affordable option, Bucks is the perfect stepping stone for any student looking for an excellent education in hopes of transferring to an American four-year university.

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Bucks is the smart start.

Bucks County Community College offers you a unique opportunity to begin your academic career in a welcoming community of scholars and professionals while developing the foundation for your future education.

  • NO LANGUAGE BARRIER
    With our flexible TOEFL admissions policy and outstanding English as a Second Language curriculum, you can perfect your English fluency alongside your coursework.
  • PERFECT LOCATION
    Our historic campus is both beautiful and peaceful while being within easy travel distance of both Philadelphia and New York City. Enjoy the wide open spaces of Pennsylvania, the unparalleled cultural offerings of two legendary American cities, and the convenience of living near major transit hubs that connect you to the rest of America and the world.
  • SINGULAR VARIETY
    At Bucks, we offer traditional academic programs in the arts and sciences, as well as vocational and technical programs that position you for immediate success in a wide array of careers. Combine classroom learning with hands-on experience to prepare yourself for your next steps.
  • UNBEATABLE OPTIONS
    After you’ve completed two years of study at Bucks, you will be qualified to transfer to any four-year university to complete your bachelor’s degree. With dozens of institutional partnerships, you can complete your degree at the school of your choice—whether local liberal arts college or Ivy League—without missing a beat.

An unbeatable value

Start smart: Get options, Save thousands

Two years at Bucks cost less than a single year at a private university, which means that you can earn the same degree as your university classmates for a fraction of the cost.

Whether your plans for life after Bucks involve transferring, graduate school, entering the workforce, or all three, the savings of a Bucks start will benefit you for years to come.

ADDITIONAL VALUE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

‌Not only do international students benefit from a welcoming community and flexible requirements for incoming English language mastery, but they also derive extra financial benefit: Bucks awards a $500 scholarship to every new student who enrolls holding an F-1 visa, and additional scholarship opportunities become available after you complete your first year.

Transferring from Bucks

The community college model is a unique arrangement that allows you to complete your university degree at a fraction of the traditional cost. Here's how it works.

 
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ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE

When you study at Bucks for your first two years, you will complete an Associate's Degree. With our state of the art facilities and an incredible range of majors, your Bucks foundation will prepare you perfectly for your next step.

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TRANSFER

Once you have your Associate’s Degree, you can enroll at any four-year college or university, and receive credit for the two years you’ve already studied at Bucks. You’ll be halfway to your goal on your first day of class.

See where our students have transferred recently

 
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BACHELOR’S DEGREE

Once at the four-year institution of your choice, you typically can complete your Bachelor’s Degree in only two more years. Because your credits have transferred, your degree will bear the insignia of the four-year university.

See which schools have the best transfer terms with Bucks

  Bucks has ONE OF THE BEST TRANSFER PROGRAMS AROUND

We have built our network of transfer agreements tirelessly, ensuring that our students gain the most value possible from their time at Bucks.

For many of our preferred transfer schools, not only will Bucks students get 100% equivalent credit for every course they have taken, but the final two years of their bachelor’s program will be discounted as well.

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