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 2016-17 are as follows:

Academic Term

Fall 2016

Winter 2017

Spring 2017

Summer 2017

Applying from outside the US


October 28

February 10


Applying inside the US


December 2

March 17


Required Orientation

September 22

January 5

March 31



The Application Checklist for Admissions includes the following:

  • International Application for Admissions
  • $100 non-refundable one-time application fee
  • Official Documentation of English language proficiency (See below for details.)
  • LBCC Accuplacer Reading Placement Test (minimum score 55)
  • Current Bank Statement (<90 days old) or Financial Guarantee from a Sponsor
  • Affidavit of Financial Support if bank statement is not in student'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. 


Fax: 1-541-917-4868

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

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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.