International Application Deadlines for 2015–2016


 Academic Term:

  Fall 2015

   Winter 2016

  Spring 2016   

 Applying from Out of Country:

July 30

November   13

January 30

Applying as In-Country Transfer:

 August 20

December 4

February 27

Reqired Orientation:

 September 22

December 23

March 25

Summer 2016:

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English Language Proficiency Requirement

 Provide ONE of the following:    

    500 paper-based or 61 internet-based TOEFL
    5.5 IELTS
  • Oregon State University TOEFL
    500 paper-based test (if from INTO OSU)
  • English Language & Culture Institute (ELCI)
    500 ELCI TOEFL
  • US High School Diploma/GED
    Official Transcript/Document
  • US College Official Transcript
    Minimum 24 quarter or 16 semester credits with “C” or above. Credits should include classes in Writing, Reading and Math.

 AND take the LBCC Reading Placement Test (minimum score of 55).

Reading test is required. Students must score at a minimum level of 55 to start in a degree program. Students who do not meet the minimum reading placement, will be referred to the English Language & Cultural Institute, (ELCI), on our campus.

You may submit unofficial transcripts from a US accredited college or university to waive the Reading score. Official transcripts must be provided within the first term of attendance.

LBCC placement tests are available for students outside the United States.  Go to Proctor Form for Testing .


See the following Application Checklist for details.              

  • Application for Admissions
  • $100 Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • Official Documentation of English Language Proficiency (See above options)
  • Reading Placement Test (minimum score 55)
  • Current Bank Statement (< 90 days old) or Financial Guarantee of Sponsor
  • Affidavit of Financial Support if bank statement is not in student’s name
  • IF under 18 years old on first day of class, Official High School Transcript
  • Passport (photo page)

 Transfer Students Only:

  • VISA (photo page)
  • Current I-94 Stamp or Receipt
  • Current I-20

Original documents must be provided upon arrival.


Application and documents can be sent by: 


Fax: 1-541-917-4868

Mail: Linn Benton Community College

          International Admissions

          6500 SW Pacific Blvd

          Albany, OR 97321


  Apply Now! 

International Application