Thank you for considering Don Bosco Technical Institute! Please review the information below to learn more about our application process for international students. Questions? Please contact the Office of Admissions at (626) 940-2011 or Admissions@boscotech.edu.
International Admissions Process
Please provide all information requested below. Applicants will not be processed until all requested documentation and application have been turned in.
APPLICATION: A $250.00 application fee is due when the application is submitted. Applicants are encouraged to apply by May 1 for the upcoming school year. Fees are non-refundable.
PARENT’S EMAIL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: All applications must include the email address and contact information of the parents or guardian of the applicant.
GRADES/TRANSCRIPT: Must provide academic transcripts from the applicant’s current school. A minimum of 3.0 is required. Transcripts must be translated into English.
TEACHER/DIRECTOR RECOMMENDATION: Please submit one or more recommendation(s).
CURRENT PASSPORT: Submit a copy of current passport.
FINANCIAL MEANS OF SUPPORT: Documentation verifying funds translated into U.S. currency is required by the Department of Homeland Security.
WHEN BOSCO TECH HAS RECEIVED ALL DOCUMENTS:
An in-person or on-line video interview is required.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome within two weeks of interview. At that time the applicant must send payment for a new I-20 of $750 (or $550 to transfer current I-20) and the Enrollment Fee of $650. The original I-20 will be mailed to you and a digital copy will be emailed.
When you have received your documents, please make an appointment at the nearest United States Embassy in your country for an interview. Take all supporting documents and receipts indicating you have been accepted to Bosco Tech.
*It should be understood that continued enrollment is contingent upon maintenance of a satisfactory academic, attendance, and behavior record
Admission Requirements + Tuition
- be a male between the ages of 13 to 16
- have a minimum TOEFL score of at least 76.
- show academic performance with an average 3.0-grade point average
- be proficient in the English language
- exhibit good behavior as a student enrolled at Bosco Tech who is expected to follow a set of standards that reflect Catholic-Christian moral and spiritual values
- Demonstrate social maturity, flexibility, and willingness to fully engage in the Bosco Tech community
*It should be understood that continued enrollment is contingent upon maintenance of a satisfactory academic, attendance, and behavior record.
60% tuition ($13,680) is due July 1st and 40% ($9,120) is due August 1st through FACTS payment plan.
Additional Fees: 2022-2023
|International Application Fee||$250.00|
|Student Enrollment Fee||$650.00|
|Student Services Fee*||$750.00|
|New Student Sevis Fee**||$750.00|
|Transfer Student Sevis Fee||$550.00|
*Due in two installments in March and April for every school year.
**New and or Transfer applicants must send a payment for a new I-20 in the amount of $750.00 or $550.00 to transfer the current I-20.
Homestay + Insurance Information
Bosco Tech welcomes qualified students from all over the world to be part of our unique curriculum. A prospective international (or out-of-state) student can use EduAbroad or Gateway Education USA help facilitate the process of picking a host family. These organizations will guide you through the process of picking and ultimately finding a home for the student to stay in while studying at Bosco Tech. The application and payment process goes through these companies. Bosco Tech does not provide housing for any students.
EduAbroad’s homestay program gives international students the chance to immerse themselves in American culture during their stay in the United States. Whether you using homestay as part of a study package or just want to find a family to stay with for a short period of time, EduAbroad’s large homestay network has exactly what you need. All of our families are background checked, interviewed, and matched to suit the needs of specific students. Staying with an American homestay family is a great chance for cultural exposure, language learning, and making new friends.
Location Director: Hiromi Shimamura, 858-605-0085 Email EduAbroad
Gateway Education USA, Corp is experienced in placing students at some of the best schools in the UK and US. Many of our students have gone on to study at top universities including Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Stanford. For the past ten years, Gateway has been placing international high school students in U.K. and U.S. private high schools. Gateway currently works with over 300 agencies worldwide and serves 5000 short term students and 1000 long term students from over 13 countries in the UK and US.
Location Director: Julien Yang, 626-551-4491 Email Gateway
Medical Insurance Information
We require ALL students to have medical insurance in the chance there is any medical emergency so that he will have an opportunity to receive the necessary treatment. For information or to sign up for Bosco Tech’s International Student Healthcare Plans through Insurance for Students, Inc., please use the link below. There are different options to meet the needs of the family and student.
Click HERE for information for medical insurance information.