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.

Announcements

It's Not Too Late to Register for Fall Classes

Short-Term and Late-start Fall Classes begin September 28 and October 19. 
    
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Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

Beginning Summer 2015
  
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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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