Application for Admissions

We are so glad to know that you are interested in studying at Linn-Benton Community College!

We encourage you to apply early so that you can meet the application requirements by our deadlines.

The deadlines for 2017-18 are as follows:

Academic Term

Fall 2017

Winter 2018

Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Applying from outside the US

August 15

November 15

February 15

No admissions.

Applying inside the US

September 1

December 1

March 23

No admissions.

Required Orientation

September 21

January 4

March 30

Not applicable.


LBCC does not have summer term admissions.

The Application Checklist for Admissions includes the following:

  • Online International Application for Admissions (Select the International Application)
  • $100 non-refundable one-time application fee
  • Official Documentation of English language proficiency (See below for details.)
  • LBCC ESL Reading Placement Tests (with an average score of 95 or better)
  • Current Bank Statement (less than 90 days old) showing proof of $24,623 funding
  • Affidavit of Financial Support if bank statement is not in applicant's name
  • If under 18 years old on the first day of class, an official high school transcript
  • Passport (copy of photo page)

Transfer Students:

  • All documents listed above as well as the following:
  • Visa (copy of photo page)
  • Current I-94 Receipt
  • Current I-20 (copy)

Once completed, please submit all documents to the International Programs Office. 

You may submit the additional documents to the office, by completing the supplemental application here.


Fax: 1-541-917-4868

Mail: Linn Benton Community College         
          International Programs    
          6500 SW Pacific Blvd         
          Albany, OR 97321

  Apply Now!  (Select the International Application!)

Please note: Once a student is admitted to LBCC, the student must complete math and writing placement tests PRIOR to receiving an I-20 from LBCC.

English Proficiency Requirements:

  • TOEFL: 500 on paper-based or 61 on the internet-based TOEFL*
  • IELTS: 5.5 or above
  • US High School Diploma/GED: Submit official transcript or document
  • US College Official Transcript: Must have a minimum of 24 quarter credits or 16 semester credits with "C" or above. Credits should include classes in reading, writing, and math. English language learner courses will not be counted towards this requirement.

 * You may take the paper-based TOEFL Test at the English Language & Cultural Institute on LBCC's campus. Email to schedule the test.