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Welcome to Peninsula College

Peninsula College, Port Angeles, USA

2 + 2 TRANSFER =


Your pathway to top US Universities. Through our 2+2 program, students take the first two years of their bachelor's degree at Peninsula College. With their academic advisor, students develop an individual transfer plan that includes general education classes and introductory classes for their major.

Transfer to Major Universities in the US

Many Peninsula College graduates have been admitted to their top choices of university including:


  • Arizona State University

  • California State University

  • Cornell University

  • George Washington University

  • Indiana University

  • New York University

  • Purdue University

  • Seattle University

  • UCLA

  • UC Berkeley

  • University of Florida

  • University of Kentucky

  • University of Massachusetts

  • University of Oregon

  • University of Washington

  • Washington State University

  • .... and many more

STUDENT LIFE AT Peninsula College
Student accommodation at Peninsula College


CHI Port Angeles
  • A new residence hall two blocks from the campus opened in Fall 2018.

  • -Fully furnished room shared with a roommate

  • -Furnished common area and kitchen with appliances

  • Monthly rent is $495 for a 1-year lease paid quarterly. Includes internet, furnishings and utilities.

  • Live with an American host family

  • Share US customs & culture; improve your English​

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Port Angeles, Washington



Peninsula College is a public, comprehensive community college. It was founded in 1961 and it is one of 34 community and technical colleges in the state of Washington.


Great Location

The main campus is located in Port Angeles and occupies 75 acres in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. Peninsula College is 40 minutes from Victoria, British Columbia and 2 hours away from Seattle.

Student Life

  • Leadership and student goverment

  • Campus bookstore and cafeteria

  • Gym and fitness center

  • Safe, friendly campus

  • Free tutoring center

  • Clubs, sports, activities

Intensive English
The Intensive ESL Program (IESL) provides strong academic English preparation for students entering a college or university. Graduates of the IESL program qualify to take academic classes without TOEFL.
High School Completion Plus

Save money and get a Washington State high school diploma and transferable university credit at the same time. The High School Completion Plus Program is a Fast Track to a US university degree and is an excellent option for High School Exchange Students.

Optional Practical Training

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a benefit given to a F-1 students who are completing a Bachelor's or graduate degree in the United States.

  • 12 months of paid work after you graduate

  • 29 months paid for STEM graduates 

  • Students who graduate with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) degree are eligible to remain in the United States for an additional 17 months on an optional practical training (OPT) STEM extension.

Cost to study at Peninsula College (USD)

Tuition and Fees*                   9,759

Estimated Expenses:

   Living                                  5,850

   Books                                     750

   Health Insurance                    987


Total cost per academic

year (9 months)                    17,346


* Based on 12-18 academic credits

Admission Requirements
  • Completed International Student Application

  • Financial Statement

  • $45 non-refundable application fee

  • Applicants must be at least 16 years old

  • Housing selection and Fees as applicable - $250 placement fee for  Homestay or Off-campus Apartments

  • Transcript from last school attended

  • Copy of passport

TOEFL/IELTS Requirements:
TOEFL61/173/500, IELTS 5.5


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