International Application Deadlines for 2016–2017


 Academic Term

  Spring 2016

 Fall 2016

Winter 2017

 Applying from Outside the US

February 5 

August 1

October 28 

Applying inside the US

 March 11

September 1

December 2

Required Orientation

 March 25

September 22

January 5

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).

The 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 test. 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 .


Application Checklist for Admissions:              

  • International 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 
  • 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


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