Frequently Asked Questions

Answers for International Students

Q: Which application do I use, the LCCC International Application or the LCCC Regular Application?
A: Only students desiring to attend school under an F-1 Visa type need to fill out the LCCC International Application. Students who are permanent residents or have other visa types fill out the LCCC Regular Application.

Q: Who do I contact for information about learning English?
A: LCCC has an English as a Second Language program. You may contact Sharon Van Houte (she speaks Spanish) at 365-5222 ext. 4069 or e-mail at svanhout@lorainccc.edu or Dr. Annouska Remmert at 365-5222 ext.7042.

Q: If I am attending as an F-1 student can I study English first?
A: You may study English (English as a Second Language courses) for 1 year under an F-1 Visa.

Q: What do I need to do to obtain an F-1 Visa?
A: Start the application procedure and make sure to follow the checklist

Q: Can I continue my education after I earn an Associate's degree?
A: Yes, now with the University Partnership program you may earn a Bachelor's degree and in some cases a Master's degrees in selected programs.

Q: How much does it cost to attend LCCC?
A: Students who are studying at LCCC with an F-1 Visa will pay Out-of-State tuition fees

Q: Does Lorain County Community College provide housing?
A: No. Since LCCC is a commuter college, there are no dormitories or other on-campus housing. However there are many reasonably priced apartments in the area. A list of suggestions is available.