With a reputation of academic excellence since its founding in 1918, Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is regarded as one of the premier two-year colleges in the United States. SRJC has top rankings for acceptance rates to the prestigious University of California (UC) system, with over 80 percent of SRJC applicants being accepted to a UC campus. SRJC is located in Sonoma County, which is the heart of northern California’s breathtakingly beautiful Wine Country. With the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east, and several lakes and rivers nearby, hiking, sailing, skiing, surfing, rafting, kayaking, and cycling are all easily accessible. San Francisco is easy to get to by public transportation where you can go shopping, ride a world-famous cable car, visit museums, attend festivals, and so much more. Tuition is affordable, scholarship opportunities are plentiful, and the friendly and dedicated SRJC staff can help eligible international students find employment on and off campus.