International Students

As a prospective international student, let us help you discover how Lake Tahoe Community College can help you reach your educational goals.   

Lake Tahoe Community College is located in South Lake Tahoe, California, a small resort community in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains. The sun shines an average of 274 days a year here, giving students plenty of chances to get out and explore the Sierra Nevada.
LTCC offers a variety of associate degree programs and certificates. LTCC students transfer to a wide variety of other universities to continue their education after completing their first two years at LTCC.
Combine the surroundings with the LTCC campus and what you get is a world-class educational experience!
Why Lake Tahoe Community College?

Lake Tahoe SceneOnly LTCC can offer Tahoe mountains, the lake, year-round activities, proximity to San Francisco and other California attractions while giving students a rich college experience. 

Set at 6,229 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe Community College, located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, California, is the highest altitude college in California. Outdoor recreation is year-round at Lake Tahoe.

Students are within minutes of three ski resorts, with twelve others to choose from around the lake. Summer brings water sports and access to an extensive network of hiking and mountain biking trails. The beauty of Lake Tahoe provides the scenic backdrop for students who want to take advantage of Lake Tahoe Community College's strong academic programs.


Winter snow sportStudents live in a pristine and healthy environment with plenty of chances for outdoor recreation.  Our instructors are experts in their fields.  Small class sizes allow student to receive personalized attention.  Caring counselors and staff are focused on assisting students to reach their educational goals.



GraduatesWe transfer more students to four-year universities than colleges twice our size. Our students leave well prepared for the challenges and opportunities ahead. LTCC has transfer admission agreements with schools like UC-Santa Barbara, UC-Davis, UC-San Diego, UC-Santa Cruz, UC-Riverside, and Sonoma State University. 


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LTCC does not currently offer on-campus student housing. However, affordable off-campus housing is available - visit LTCC's Housing webpage to learn more about this option. Students can also find rental housing in the local area on their own.