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The best way to help our international students is by providing housing through our host family program. Please find more information on becoming a host family and the application on the Homestay Program page.
Thank you for your interest in College of San Mateo. College of San Mateo is part of a three college district. Recruiting agreements are approved through the district office. Please email for more information.
Thank you for your interest in College of San Mateo. College of San Mateo is part of a three-college district. Websites are managed by the Community Relations and Marketing team and are subject to district policy. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our marketing department.

Thank you for your interest in College of San Mateo. The College of San Mateo is part of a three college district. You will find information about all available district job opportunities on the District Employment website.

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

If you have questions about specific positions or the application process, feel free to call the Office of Human Resources at (650) 358-6800 or email

F1 international students at College of San Mateo (CSM) must pursue Associate Degrees and Transfer Programs that typically take two to three years to finish as students need to complete all necessary graduation and/or transfer requirements (up to 60 degree applicable units/credits). For your convenience, our International Education Program website provides all of the information and also a step-by-step guide to becoming an F1 international student at College of San Mateo.

Students who are not intending to study as an F1 student will find admissions information on our Apply as an International Student page. Individuals in the U.S. on a B visa are not eligible to take classes at CSM.

San Mateo Adult School is committed to fulfilling the mandate of Adult Education in California. San Mateo Adult School offers free English Second Language, High School Diploma/GED, Career Education and other classes. You will find information about the San Mateo Adult School and their classes on the San Mateo Adult and Career Education website.
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