International Initiatives And Student Services

College Center, room CC 205 A
Ms. Cheryl Miltner, Project Coordinator, PDSO, RO.
Phone: 001-440-366-4069
Fax: 001-440-366-4213

Lorain County Community College welcomes international students, whether holding immigrant or non-immigrant status.

Currently, LCCC enrolls international students from more than 29 countries. Many international students choose Lorain County Community College as the ideal environment to improve their English, pursue their education, graduate, transfer and advance their academic and career goals.

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About Lorain County Community College

LCCC is a public institution.  The LCCC experience introduces students to a campus environment that promotes both personal and professional growth and exploration.  Lorain County Community College provides a wide range of academic programs and services, including associate degrees and technical certificates.  Campus facilities include modern classrooms, laboratories and clinics with state of the art equipment, college library/learning center, fine arts performance center, physical fitness complex, bookstore and on site food kiosks, and a regional conference center. 


The University Partnership

Although LCCC does not award bachelor’s degrees, its University Partnership allows LCCC students to easily transfer and complete their bachelor’s and even some master’s degrees from 12 public and private universities on the LCCC campus. 


International Enrollment

For the 2017 – 2018 academic year, Lorain County Community College enrolled 69 international students, representing 24 different countries from Africa, Asia, Europe, The Middle East, North America, and South America. 

Location: The campus is located in the city of Elyria, county of Lorain, state of Ohio, in the picturesque Great Lakes region.  The campus and city are quiet and safe.  The city of Cleveland is located 20 miles to the east and the Cleveland International Airport is only 25 minutes away. 

Link to Visit Lorain County Website


Academic Calendar

The academic year consists of two 16-week semesters, fall and spring. 

Academic Calendars


Academic Programs

Arts and Humanities; Business, Engineering and Information Technologies; Health and Wellness Sciences; Science and Mathematics, and Social Sciences and Human Services.  

Program and Career Pathways


Admission Requirements

  1. Completed International Application.
  2. Copy of Passport.
  3. Financial Application and Bank Statements.
  4. TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP, or EIKEN Examination Results.
  5. High School transcript and diploma or School Leaving Examination Results.
  6. University Transcript if applicable.
  7. Personal Essay.  All Documents must be scanned in color and sent to  


Tuition and Fees

Visit the link below for the most current information about tuition and fees. 

Tuition and Fees



As a two year community college, LCCC does not have residence halls.  We do, however, sublease a limited number of furnished apartments of behalf of our students, which accommodate 2-3 students per apartment.  Students leasing through the college must commit to a minimum of a one year lease.  



Public transportation is limited throughout Lorain County.  Many students find it convenient to apply for Ohio drivers licenses, and, in many cases, purchase used vehicles.  


University Transfer Students

International students with previous university study, whether in the United States, or in their own home country, are eligible for a transfer of course credit.   


Student Visas

LCCC is authorized to issue the I-20 Certificate for F-1 Student Visa, as well as the DS-2019 Certificate for J-1 Exchange Students and Visitors. Learn More.  

Learn More About Attending LCCC as an International Student