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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 at LCC.

Apply for Admission

Annual Admission Dates

Important Date Admission & Pre-Payment
Arrival Date Classes Start
Summer 2021
May 28, 2021
June 29th, 2021 July 6, 2021
Fall 2021
August 12, 2021
September 15th, 2021 September 20, 2021
Winter 2022 November 12, 2021 January 2nd, 2022  January 4, 2022
Spring 2022 February 25, 2022 March 30, 2022 April 4, 2021

How to Apply

Step 1: Submit Application Documents Online

Documentation required to upload to the application:

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 $20,223 USD in the account.
  • Less than 6 months old at time of application.
  • Commitment to Pre-Pay


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. Students who do not provide proof will be admitted to our Pathway Program.

Students requesting direct admission to a degree program must provide one of the following:

Mailing Options

Step 2: After you receive your admission letter via email, select your 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 at 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 the 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.


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