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International Students Checklist

An International student is someone applying to Los Angeles City College with an F-1 student visa, issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). International students are not eligible for financial aids granted by the state of California nor the U.S. federal government. 

This checklist will help you with gathering the required documents for admissions to LACC as an F-1 visa international student. All the items must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered for admission as an international student.

Please visit the International Student Program to verify current fees.

Step 1
Step 1: Complete the LACC’s Online International Application (CCC Apply)

Complete the LACC online application for International Students.

Step 2
Step 2: Review the checklists below and complete the required documents 

Review the Checklists Below, complete all the required documents, and mail the materials to the International Student Program Office.

Step 3
Step 3: Mail all the original documents to the address below:

"International Student Program

Los Angeles City College

855 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029, U.S.A."

Please contact the International Student Program at iss@lacitycollege.edu or (323) 953-4000 ext. 2470 if you have any questions about the requirements.

International Student Application Checklists

See the checklists (A) and (B) below, see which checklist applies to you, and gather all the documents required for admission to LACC as an F-1 visa international student. ALL of the following items must be submitted via mail in order to be considered for admission.

(A) Students who are applying from abroad as a new F-1 visa student must submit the following documents:
  1. F-1 Student Supplemental Application Form (fillable)
  2. Proof of Funds - Financial Statement or Bank Statement obtained within the last 3 months, indicating the balance of at least $20,000 U.S. dollars.
  3. FInancial Support/Affidavit of Support Form
  4. U.S. dollars (USD) $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee (Pay via your student portal)
  5. Official High School Diploma and High School Transcripts or college/university transcripts with official English translation
  6. English Proficiency Exam Score (see below for accepted English proficiency exams and required scores)
  7. One passport-sized photograph (1 in x 1 in)
(B) Students who are currently in the United States on an F-1 visa and wish to transfer to Los Angeles City College must submit the following documents:
  1. F-1 Student Supplemental Application Form (fillable)
  2. Proof of Funds - Financial Statement or Bank Statement obtained within the last 3 months, indicating the balance of at least $20,000 U.S. dollars.
  3. Financial Support/Affidavit of Support Form
  4. U.S. dollars (USD) $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee (Pay via your student portal)
  5. Official High School Diploma and High School Transcripts or college/university transcripts with official English translation
  6. English Proficiency Exam Score
  7. I-20 from current school and all of your previous I-20's
  8. Passport/Visa stamp
  9. I-94 (Arrival Record)
  10. SEVIS I-901 Fee Receipt
  11. If you have dependants, a copy of their documents and I-20's
  12. LACC tranfer verification form
  13. One passport-sized photograph (1 in x 1 in)
Accepted English Proficiency Exams and Scores:
  • TOEFL : IBT = 45 or higher; CBT = 133 or higher
  • IELTS : Grade 4.5 or higher
  • iTEP : Grade 3.0 or higher
  • EIKEN/STEP : 2nd grade or higher
  • MELAB : 75 or higher
  • Cambridge ESOL : FCE or higher
  • PTE Academic : 45 or higher

 

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