Apply for admission to Lower Columbia College's International Program.

Applying is easy! Just complete Steps 1 and 2 (below) and you'll be on your way to becoming a student.

Apply for Admission

Annual Admission Dates

Important Date Winter 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
Application Deadline November 24, 2017 February 23, 2018    
Arrival Date December 27, 2017 March 28, 2018 June 26, 2018  September 12, 2018
Classes Start January 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 July 2, 2018 September 17, 2018 

How to Apply

Step 1: Submit Application Documents Online

Submit application form, fee, and all required documentation by the listed deadline to

  Get important admission, housing and other deadlines at Dates & Deadlines.

Required Documentation:

Include a copy of your passport information page.

Submit payment authorization for non-refundable application fee:

Application Fee: $50

Proof of Financial Support consists of:

1. Official bank statement or letter indicating financial support

  • Showing at least $18,000 USD in the account.
  • Less than 6 months old at time of application.


2. Declaration of Financial Support

Transferring from another school in the United States?

  • Copy of visa
  • Copy of I-20
  • Official transcripts (if transferring from a college or university)

Proof of English proficiency not required for admission.

However, students requesting direct admission to a degree must program provide one of the following:

Mailing Options

Step 2: Select mailing option, pay for shipping, and receive admission packet and Form I-20

Lower Columbia College uses eShipGlobal to process and ship your critical documents.

  • Visit eShipGlobal. Do not visit DHL or FedEx directly.The site works best with Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox browsers.
  • Click on Student Sign Up on homepage
  • Register for an account by completing the online form.
  • Log into your account by clicking on Student/Scholar Login on the top of homepage.
  • Click on Receive Documents from University.
  • In the University search type Lower Columbia College and select the department as International Programs.
  • Leave Student ID field blank. Enter your mailing address, email, phone number, Document Type (I-20), and credit card information. Please make sure all information is correct to avoid any delay in your shipment.
  • Once you have requested the shipment, email to notify us that you have requested an eShipGlobal shipment and we will send your documents.
  • If you have questions about how to use this service, review the Help or FAQ section of the eShipGlobal website, or email

Your admission packet includes:

  • Admission letter
  • Form I-20
  • Next Steps Instructions

Follow important steps to obtain your Visa and prepare to come to Lower Columbia College.

See Next Steps for Admitted Students.


Contact International Programs

International Programs Office


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