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International Students




We are pleased that you are interested in exploring what Los Medanos College has to offer. Los Medanos College is a diverse, fully accredited, full-service community college, which serves about 11,000 students each semester. We offer a comprehensive transfer program for students who wish to pursue baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, and certificates of achievements.


In 2016 LMC was recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 community colleges in the United States.


Please explore our web site to learn more about our campus, opportunities, and application processes.


We look forward to supporting you in your academic endeavors.


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I want to be a part of LMC- How do I apply?


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester (August- December) July 1  
Spring Semester (January-May) December 1  


Please read the instructions for admission carefully and complete all the necessary documents.  On page 5 of this application, you will find a checklist to help you complete this application.  Please be sure to sign your name in all the required places.  Your application will be considered complete only when we have received all the official documents.



International Student Application



Send the completed application materials to the following address:

Los Medanos College

        International Student Admissions

        2700 E. Leland Road

        Pittsburg, CA  94565



Admission REquirements

TOEFL Internet 54
TOEFL Computer


IELTS Band score of 5 (minimum band score of 4.5 will be accepted)
International Education Center Completion of Adv. B level certificate


* We will also accept transcripts demonstrating successfully completing 1 year of coursework taught in English.

* English assessment scores must be no older than 2 years


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.



If you are interested in additional information on immigration, application status, health insurance, and admission to the college, please contact: