Apply to ALCP

American Language & Culture Program

Apply to the ALCP Program


STEP 1: Who Are You?


[Last (Family) Name, First (Given) Name]

(if necessary)

(include Country/City Code)
VISA Status:
(Check one)

STEP 2: What Type of Program Do You Want?

Program Type:

Housing Preference:

Duration of Residence:
(All students need to apply for housing as soon as they are registered for the class. A student ID is required to apply for housing on campus.)
Where did you hear about California State University, Dominguez Hills?


STEP 3: When Do You Want to Start the Program?

Select ONE session from the list of sessions below:


TermOrientation & TestingSession Class DatesCost per session
2024*(Please see note below)

January 2 & 3January 4-February 23$2,600
February 27 & 28February 29-April 19$2,600
 April 30 & May 1May 2 - June 21$2,600
 June 25 & 26June 27 - August 16$2,600
Fall A TBDTBD$2,600
Fall BTBDTBD$2,600
Study Abroad America
TermDeadlineTerm DatesCost per session
 September 1January 22—May 21$5,750+
 May 17August 26—December 13$5,750+

* Please submit your application at least 1-2 months before the session start date if you request an I-20. For Study Abroad America, there are specified due dates.

STEP 4: Ready to Complete Your Application?

The following materials are also required for application:

  • Submit this Application Form (or mail the printed version of this application form)
  • Insurance Requirement:
    Government regulations require foreign students to obtain insurance to be on the campus. This insurance needs to be obtained from the ALCP program during the application process or when you come on campus.
  • Application Fee - $150.00 U.S. (non-refundable):
    Payment Options: Credit Card payable to CSUDH Foundation or other methods through email discussion.
  • Financial Verification*:
    Scholarship or bank statement verifying a minimum of $12,000 U.S. dollars for studies ($12,000 US dollars for the Intensive English Program; $12,000 for one-semester and $25,000 for two-semester Study Abroad Program)
    (* For those applicants wishing to receive I-20's to obtain F-1 Student Visas for full-time study only.) Recommended - Express Mail ($100): Due to the variance between the mail systems of each country, delivery of I-20's by ground mail can be problematic. I-20's not shipped by express mail may not be re-issued if lost or stolen.
  • Submit the Privacy Form (Microsoft Word format) if applying as an agent on behalf of a student.
  • Any deferral requests will incur an additional non-refundable fee of $100.
  • Housing and transportation is the student's responsibility. We can try to assist and provide resources.
  • Schedule & costs subject to change | Updated 05/09/24


For more information, please contact:

ALCP, Academic Coordinator
310.243.3830 |

International Training Programs
California State University Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747 USA

310.243.3972 |

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