Lancaster Bible College welcomes international students and values the global diversity and cultural perspective these students add to our campus and community. Select seminary and graduate programs are available to international students who need an I-20 to study in the United States
The process for international study can be complicated; therefore we seek to simplify the process and guide you along the way. Below is an overview of the steps necessary to apply to LBC as an international student. Our admissions staff is always available and willing to answer any questions you may have.
You will first need to complete the online application. Our admissions staff will then be in contact with you to help guide you through the rest of the process.
After our review of this information, and if everything is acceptable, we will grant you Provisional Acceptance. Following
Once all application materials have been submitted and you have been accepted into LBC, you will need to begin the application process for an F-1 Visa. Our Admissions Counselor and Designated School Officer will guide you in more detail through this process.
Government Regulations require any student planning to study on an F-1 visa must provide proof of finances for at least the first academic year.
International students must submit the funds to cover their first ¼ (quarter) of the educational costs upfront to Lancaster Bible College. The funds will be held in escrow and will be returned to immediately if unable to attend LBC.
After receiving the down payment, LBC will send you an I-20 Form. This form provides the government with the information necessary to issue you a visa. You will need to complete the visa application process through a US Embassy or Consulate in your country.
Once Payment is received an I-20 will be issued by Lancaster Bible College. Once the student receives the I-20, the student may apply for a Student Visa.
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.