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International Education Program

College of San Mateo Welcomes the World

The Center for Global Engagement (CGE), home of the International Education Program at College of San Mateo (CSM), serves our campus through a variety of global initiatives.

We are proud to welcome and support international students studying at CSM from more than 50 countries. The CGE offers study abroad and global internship opportunities sponsors campus events that highlight our cultural diversity, such as World Chat and World Gala, and supports campus globalization activities. We encourage a multicultural community that reflects and affirms global diversity and a rich cultural exchange where all of us learn from each other's experiences and perspectives.

College of San Mateo is committed to addressing the broad educational needs of the world community. We foster success and ensure equitable opportunities for all our students while celebrating the diversity of our campus.

We look forward to welcoming you to College of San Mateo!

San Mateo County Community College District

College of San Mateo is a part of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD), located between San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Our colleges serve more than 30,000 students each year and offer certificate and associate degree programs including transfer programs to 4-year public and private universities and career-technical programs.

The Board of Trustees of the SMCCCD affirms its Commitment to Social Justice "Ensuring that all students, regardless of citizenship or status, have access to affordable, high-quality education."

The SMCCCD and College of San Mateo value the diversity of our campus and student body. We respect the rights of all students attending College of San Mateo and will protect student privacy to the extent of the law.

Contact Us

Center for Global Engagement
College Center Building 10
Rooms 380-393
Prospective Students
+1 (650) 574-6525 Phone
+1 (650) 574-6166 Fax
Day Time
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm