International Students


Thank you for your interest in Labette Community College (LCC). The information in this packet will provide you with all of the steps required for Admission. It is preferred that you apply for Admission and submit all required items at least three (3) months before the semester you plan to begin studies at LCC. Should you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

International Student Checklist

  1. Complete the International Student Admissions Application

    • A non-refundable $100 application fee is required at the time of Application
    • The Application for Admission must be submitted at least three months before the start of the semester in which the student wishes to enroll (unless the student is transferring from another institution from within the United States)  
  2. Submit an official copy of your High School/Secondary School academic transcripts

    • An English translation of the grades and grading scale. Translations may be accepted from an official equivalent translation company.
    • If student attended a high school in the United States, an Official copy of the High School transcript must be mailed to the College.
  3. English Proficiency Requirements: Submit evidence of English language proficiency

    • If English is not the primary language of the country, one of the English language requirement(s) listed below must be met:
      • Record of successful completion of high school (2.0 Cumulative GPA or higher) in which the language of instruction was English
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 70 internet-based (iBT)
      • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6 or higher
      • EIKEN scores of Pre-1 and 1
      • Completion of Bridge’s Academic English Level 5
      • Completion of ELS Language Centers level 112
      • Completion of an Intensive English Program at an accredited four year university.
  4. Complete the Statement of Financial Information and Certification of Support forms

    • Submit forms with a certified bank statement proving financial ability to the College.
    • If the country is paying for the student’s education, a letter from the country must be provided verifying that the student will be receiving a scholarship/funding prior to enrollment.
  5. Submit proof of health insurance

    • Provide a photocopy of your health insurance card
    • If you do not have health insurance you will need to purchase and provide evidence of new coverage on or before arrival at Labette Community College
    • Although we do not endorse certain insurance companies, the following list of companies have proven to be very reliable for students:
  6. Submit proof of Tuberculosis Testing if needed
    • Students entering Labette Community College who are from the countries listed below must have a Tuberculosis 2 Step Test or QuantiFERON Blood Test completed in the United States or Canada. 
      • Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, China, DR Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, UR Tanzania, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe

Transfer Students (those who have previously attended another US college)

  1. Complete steps 1-6 above
  2. Send Official transcript from previous College/University
  3. Complete the Transfer Eligibility Form

I-20 Information:
The I-20 is a Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant Student Status for those who wish to study in the U.S. The I-20 form must be taken to the American Embassy or Consulate when you apply for a Visa. More info can be found on the SEVIS website.

You may Scan and email or mail these items to Labette Community College

Labette Community College International Office
200 South 14th Street
Parsons, KS 67357
United States of America

Email: tammyf@labette.edu 
Phone: (620) 820-1268 or (888) 522-3883 ext. 1268

Contact Admissions

1-888-LABETTE ext. 1225 or
(620) 421-6700 ext. 1225
admissions@labette.edu