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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 Deadline Arrival Date Classes Start
Spring 2020

February 24th, 2020 (if applying outside of US)
March 9th, 2020 (if applying as a transfer student)

April 1, 2020 April 6, 2020
Summer 2020 May 22nd, 2020 (if applying outside of the US)
June 5th, 2020 (if applying as a transfer student)
June 30, 2020 July 6, 2020
Fall 2020

August 13th, 2020 (if applying outside of the US)

August 17th, 2020 (if applying as a transfer student)

September 16, 2020 September 21, 2020

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 $19,900 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: 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 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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