Partner with TCC!

Why work with TCC?

Desirable Programs

  • High School Completion Dual Degree: Students can complete high school and first two years of college concurrently
  • English for Academic Purposes: Intensive, five-level English Program
  • Business: Shared instructor's and strong transfer relationships with University of Washington-Tacoma 
  • Nursing and Health Sciences: One of TCC's strongest and most desired degree programs; Highly competitive  

Academic Excellence, Transferability and Affordability

  • Reputation: Local and national reputation for academic excellence and highly-educated, dedicated faculty and staff
  • University Transfer: International graduates can easily transfer to four-year institutions; Over 20 guaranteed transfer agreements throughout the U.S.
  • Affordability: TCC is an affordable choice and an excellent starting point towards earning a U.S. Bachelor’s degree.

Student Affairs

  • Comprehensive and professional services provided by our friendly and attentive International Programs team
  • Multilingual staff speaking over eight different languages, including Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Russian, and German
  • An exceptional Homestay program organized exclusively by TCC staff within the International Programs team
  • Quarterly events, starting with New International Student Orientation and continuing with Happy Hour, the Let's Talk About Series and Excursions

Become an Agent

We welcome the opportunity to partner with qualified agents throughout the world who will assist students in attending Tacoma Community College.

What we can offer our agency partners

  • Competitive Rates: TCC's commission and advertising support payments are comparable to other schools in the area
  • Fast I-20 Generation: TCC will email your students' I-20s within three weeks after receiving a complete student application
  • Professional Attention: We will respond to all partner inquiries and requests promptly
  • Partner-Focused Marketing Strategy: Frequent visits to our Worldwide Partners are at the center of TCC's marketing and recruitment efforts
  • Selectivity: TCC takes worldwide partner relationships seriously and works closely with our partners to recognize individual capabilities and to strive for mutual benefit

For consideration as a new agent of Tacoma Community College, please complete the below agency application. Following your application, the Assistant Director of Global Outreach will call your provided references and reach out to you once references are verified for training and next steps.


Build a Short Term Program

International Programs at Tacoma Community College also builds short term programs for our agents and university partners around the world. Interested in sending students or staff for 10-days, 3-weeks, 3-months or more? Learn more about our current short term program offerings and how to build a custom program with our Short Term Programs team.


Host an international student

Live near Tacoma Community College's main campus and interested in becoming a host for one or more of our international students? Learn more!


Contact Global Outreach

International Programs
Tacoma Community College
Building 11, 2nd Floor
Phone/Fax: 253-566-5190
Facebook/Instagram: @tacomaccinternational