International Students

I Want to Be a Part of LMC - How Do I Apply?






Complete the International Student Application

NOTE: There is a non-refundable $50.00 application processing fee

Fall 2018 Application (March1-July 1)

*Application only works with Google Chrome AND Internet Explorer

Important Application Deadline Dates

Fall Semester (August-December) Apply March 1-July 1
Spring Semester (January- May) Apply August 1-December 1
Please read the instructions for admission to LMC carefully and complete all the necessary steps. 

What happens next?

  • Notification of Acceptance will be sent by the LMC Admissions and Records Office. The Acceptance Letter and I-20 (invitation to study) to take to the US Embassy or consulate in home country to apply for the F1 VISA will be provided once all documents have been received.
  • Receiving your I-20:We now use eShipGlobal to send I-20’s to students. Please follow this link to pay for the delivery of your I-20 and the method. You can find a step by step guide here
  • Complete LMC Online Orientation
  • We currently do not offer on campus housing to students. If you are in need of housing, we recommend using our prefferred partner Diablo Valley Homestay. You may apply for a host family by completing and returning the Diablo Valley Homestay Application
  • Register for classes
  • Pay Enrollment Fees (Health Insurance fees are included in the tuition costs. The fees for the medical insurance must be paid by the end of the second week of the semester.) The Contra Costa Community College District has contracted with Western Union Business Solutions to provide International Students witha simple and low cost method of paying fees to DVC, CCC, and LMC in your own currency. Use this link to pay fees using Western Union Business Solutions


Health Insurance: International students must purchase mandatory health insurance provided through the Contra Costa Community College District. The mandatory insurance fee is part of your registration cost, and it is due during the first 15 days after classes begin. No other insurance can be used to waive this requirement.

The insurance fee for the 2017-2018 school year is $1,200.The insurance coverage begins August 10 for the fall semester and January 10 for the spring term. Continuing students who pay on time for the insurance will have continuous coverage. Further information about this insurance is sent when admission to the college is complete. What is covered by this insurance policy? International Student Health PPO Brochure

 We know that the health care system in the United States may be very different from what you are used to; therefore, we are available to answer any questions that you may have. For more information on the plan or to schedule an appointment with an insurance representative, please call Ascension at 800-537-1777.