Admission for International Students

What we look for academically:
Success in the classroom and strong English skills. Students should have a high school record of selecting challenging college preparatory courses, with good grades to match. An ideal candidate would have a grade of B or better in all major subject areas and university level examination results.

Application Deadlines:
*Fall Term (beginning in August): March 1
Spring Term (beginning in January): October 1

*Is the preferred start term and application deadline.

How to Apply:
You must submit ALL of the following documents. Omission of any required document will render your application incomplete and it will not be reviewed by the Admission Advisory Committee.

  1. Official secondary school (high school) academic records with a certified English translation, if not in English. Please include any examination results such as GCSE, GCE, French Baccalaureate, Abitur or Secondary School Leaving Certificates. Students transferring from universities should also submit official college transcripts from all institutions attended.

  2. TOEFL test results. If the language of instruction in your most recent school was not English, you must take the TOEFL exam and have the results sent to Lebanon Valley College. Our institutional code number is 2364. We prefer to see scores of 550 and above (213 on the computer based test, 80 on the iBT) on this exam.

  3. Certification of Financial Support with required documents attached. Providing sound proof of financial support is a required factor in admission and visa consideration. It must be evident that you can provide the funding necessary to study at Lebanon Valley College. Minimum proof of support for 2009-2010 is $31,643 (total cost less the International Student Grant as described below).

    Our 2009-10 costs, in U.S. dollars are as follows:
    Estimated Expenses

    $    710
    $  3,960
    $  4,120
    $  3,000


  4. Complete the Admission Application. You may send the application electronically or print and mail it. There is no application fee for international students.

        Information should be mailed to:
        Lebanon Valley College
        Office of Admission
        101 N. College Avenue
        Annville, PA 17003-1400

Once the Admission Office receives all of your documentation, we will consider your Application for Admission and we will send a response in writing. If you are offered admission, you will be required to send $200.00 US dollars to secure your place in the class and in order to receive your I-20. As an international student you will automatically receive an International Student Grant of one-third tuition ($9,927 for 2009-10). No full tuition scholarships are available.