Dates and Deadlines

Quarter Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017 Summer 2017
Last day to apply
secure housing
August 8 November 21 February 20 May 22
Arrival day September 14 December 29 March 29

July 1

Application Process for International Students

Step 1

Complete, scan, and email application items to

  • International Student Application
  • Copy of passport information page
  • Proof of financial support: Bank statement of sponsor showing at least $18,000 USD in the account. Bank statements should be less than 6 months old at the time of application. Students with government sponsorship should provide a letter that states the award amount and dates.
  • Students transferring from another school in the USA should also submit: 
      • Transfer-in Form
      • Official Transcripts (if transferring from a college or university, not needed if transfering from high school)
  • LCC does not require proof of English proficiency for admission. However, if applicants would like to be directly admitted to a degree program, they can provide proof of proficiency in one of the following ways:
      • Have their TOEFL score report sent directly from ETS to LCC. Our school code is 4402. Our score requirement is 61.
      • Send us a scan of their IELTS score report (we verify electronically). Our score requirement is 5.5 on the academic version
      • Provide official transcripts from a accreddited US college or university that show completion of the equivalent of English 101 and 102 with grades of "C" or better.
      • Have graduated from a high school or college in one of the English Proficiency Requirement Exempt Countries.

Step 2

Reply to mailing verification email from LCC.

Step 3

Receive email with scan of admission letter, SEVIS ID number, and UPS tracking number for your admission packet from LCC.

Step 4

Once you receive the admission packet, pay the SEVIS I-901 fee and schedule your appointment at an US Embassy or Consulate to apply for your F-1 Visa.

It is helpful to check the visa appointment and processing wait times for your country.

Step 5

Secure or verify housing with LCC

Send housing request form and deposit, or verify you have secured your own housing before the housing deadline.

Contact International Programs

International Programs Office


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