Apply as an International Student
1. Download and review the International Student Information Packet
International applicants are expected to supply all of the required documentation by the admission deadline for each quarter. Admission requirements include:
• International admission application
• Minimum age of 18
• Submission of transcripts
• Proof of English proficiency
• Evidence of financial resources
• Recent physical examination (health screening)
• Personal letter describing educational goals
• Medical insurance (upon arrival in the United States)
• Tuberculosis screening (upon arrival in the United States)
• $100 application fee
Application Deadlines *
|Early Fall (Athletes Only)||June 15|
|Fall Quarter||August 18|
|Winter Quarter||November 20|
|Spring Quarter||March 10|
* If you are applying for admission after the application deadline, contact the International Program Office to find out if any special arrangements can be made
Information for New Students
LTCC welcomes international students from many countries around the world. New students typically begin attendance in the fall quarter, but they may apply to start in any quarter.
Full-time Enrollment: To retain their international status, students are expected to enroll in and complete a minimum of 12 units per quarter.
LTCC provides the first two years of undergraduate study. After completing their academic program at LTCC, students may transfer to a four-year college or university to finish their baccalaureate degree.
Contact the International Program Office.
Information for Transfer Students
If you are interested in transferring to Lake Tahoe Community College from another college or university, the first step is to download and fill in the International Student Information Packet and Application.
International students who have completed coursework outside the United States should discuss their transcripts with a counselor prior to transferring to Lake Tahoe Community College.
• Transfer coursework is only considered if the institution at which it was completed is accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
• Lake Tahoe Community College is on a quarter system. Students transferring from institutions on the semester system should discuss unit conversions and timing of transfer with a counselor.
• International students who have completed coursework outside the United States are strongly encouraged to review their transcripts with a counselor prior to transferring to Lake Tahoe Community College.
Transfer applicants are expected to coordinate with the designated school official at their current institution and the admissions staff at LTCC. After acceptance, the student's SEVIS records will be transferred between the institution prior to the start date for the first quarter of attendance.