International Students

Welcome to LMC

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. 

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Interested in learning more about all that Los Medanos College has to offer? Request for a personalized web greeting session to learn more about LMC and how we can support you in your academic journey.

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English Proficiency Requirement

English Proficiency: Student must have a certain level of English proficiency to be successful at LMC. This requirement may be demonstrated by submitting OFFICIAL documents from one of the following areas:

TOEFL Internet 54
TOEFL Computer 157
IELTS 5.0 (minimum band scores of 4.5)
International Education Center (IEC) Advanced B Certificate
ELS Language Center Level 109 (Advanced)
Cambridge English Assessment 154-161
International General Certificate of General Education Certificate
General Certificate of Education Completion of Level- O
Graduate from US high school or attended US College or University Transcript
Graduate from English medium diploma program at an International Baccalaureate School Diploma

* English assessment scores must be no older than 2 years

* For GCE: Students must also pass five of the exams which must include English, math, social studies, and one science class.

* Citizens of countries and territories where English is an official and/or major language may be exempt from this requirement. Contact us for more information

Degrees and Certificates         

Depending on the major, you may choose to earn an Associate Degree or a Certificate of Achievement. Most LMC majors are “open” to any student. The Registered and Vocational Nursing, Fire Academy and Law Enforcement Academy however, require application to the programs after completion of specific prerequisite courses. 

Learn more about our programs of study