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Los Medanos College

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Study abroad at Los Medanos College

Los Medanos College (LMC) is an accredited public community college located in the famous San Francisco Bay Area, in the US state of California. There are two campuses, one in Pittsburg and the second one in Brentwood.

The College offers a variety of innovative programs that cater to the needs of students from all over the world. There are courses in subjects including art, law, business, the sciences, engineering, history, politics, and so much more.

LMC’s gorgeous campus provides a number of awesome facilities that cater to the needs of international students. Students have access to an extensive library, athletics center, excellent dining spots, and modern learning areas.

Find & apply to programs at Los Medanos College

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

Why study at Los Medanos College?

  • High ranking

    6th best community college in the US (College Choice Magazine 2017)

  • Small classes

    Enjoy personalized attention from professors

  • College transfers

    500+ students transfer to UC and CSU institutions each year

Life as an international student

The College is home to a wonderfully diverse student population with overseas students from around the world living and studying there. The atmosphere on campus is unique, vibrant, and friendly.

LMC has a brilliant Global Mentor Program that matches all new international students with returning students - you’ll have a friendly face by your side to help, guide, and support you anything you need.

There are plenty of clubs, activities, and events available to enjoy at the College, so there’s something for every interest. There’s everything from sports teams, gaming clubs, and mental health groups to name a few.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
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  • Food & Restaurants
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  • Transport
    • Campus parking
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program
  • Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: US$8,304 per year


Charles W. Graham Sr

  • Amount: US$2,000
  • Deadline: February 24th
  • Requirements: Current LMC student transferring to a four-year institution in the upcoming fall semester. Minimum GPA of 3.5.

Scholarship for Successful Transfer CSU Transfer

  • Amount: US12,000 (US$6,000 for 2 years)
  • Deadline: February 24th
  • Requirements: Transferring to a California State University (CSU) in the upcoming fall semester. 3.0 GPA or above. Essay Question, Please discuss your thoughts on how improving the lives of women and families impacts society as a whole? How would winning this scholarship help you succeed in your education?

Carla Zilbersmith Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: US$1,000
  • Deadline: February 24th
  • Requirements: Any LMC student showing outstanding talent in the performing arts and demonstrating their ability in acting, singing, or directing. Minimum GPA of 2.5. One letter of recommendation must be from a faculty member in the performing arts or music department from any school in or outside of the Contra Costa College District.


Los Medanos College

2700 E Leland Rd, Pittsburg, CA 94565, United States

The San Francisco Bay Area is a fantastic place to be an international student. It’s packed with awesome cities, renowned tourist attractions, popular restaurants, lively social venues, and fashionable shops.

Visa requirements for Los Medanos College

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements