International Program

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In the heart of a global community, LCA stands as a beacon of high-quality, Christ-centered education for explorers from all around the world. Here's why international students choose LCA:

Seamless Admissions Process
We value each application, evaluating students based on their academic record, application, and admissions evaluation at the school to ensure a seamless admission experience.

Visa Assistance
Post application submission and fee payment, we expedite the admissions decision. Upon acceptance, we provide the required I-20 form to facilitate your visa application process.

Amazing Campus and Student Life
Our campus is nestled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, and just 20 minutes from world-renown and US olympic ski resorts. We have beautiful 4-season views from the foothills, and we're only 20 minutes away from a major metropolitan city, Salt Lake City, and The Great Salt Lake. Utah is home to the most National Parks in the U.S., many of them just a day -trip away.
Safe and Secure Guardianship
For students residing without parents, we mandate a parent-designated guardian above 25 years of age. Guardians play a crucial role during the admissions interview, understanding the terms of acceptance to ensure a safe and supportive stay for our international students.

Collaborative Program Partnerships
We collaborate with various international student placement programs, building a harmonious relationship between host families, the student program, and LCA.

English Support
Our curriculum is primarily delivered in English. However, for those needing assistance, our ESL personnel are at your service, ready to provide the necessary support for a nominal fee.

Step 1: Initiate Your Journey

To begin the domestic admissions process, please click the "Inquire" button below and fill out your information.  An Admissions Team Member will review your information and contact you to answer any outstanding questions,  and schedule a campus tour or virtual call.   

Step 2: Apply

Begin crafting your future at LCA by submitting your application through our online portal. Ensure all required documents are accurately filled out and submitted before the deadline to ensure a smooth application review. 

Step 3: Conditional Acceptance

Upon reviewing your application, we may extend a conditional acceptance based on the evaluation of your academic records and other documents you will provide during enrollment. This step brings you closer to becoming a part of our vibrant community. 

Step 4: Secure Your Spot

Once you receive conditional acceptance, proceed to complete the enrollment process by submitting any additional required documents and paying the necessary $150 enrollment fee. This step holds your place at LCA while we  begin processing all of your information. To receive your I-20 from LCA, the $1,500 deposit is due.

Step 5: Acceptance and Visa

With your enrollment confirmed, receive your formal acceptance letter along with the I-20 form necessary for your student visa application and visa interview proces.  

Step 6: Arrival Preparations

Now that you’re officially an Eagle, it’s time to prepare for your arrival. Our team is here to guide you through any pre-arrival preparations, ensuring you transition smoothly into your new academic and cultural environment at LCA. Use the link below to start coordinating with our international student team. Keep them updated on your travel plans below:

International Tuition

Application Fee          $100
Enrollment Fee           $150
Academic Year Tuition        $15,000
Residential Housing            $10,805
Comfortable and secure residential accommodations for students within 10 minutes of campus. Housing is open from August 15 - May 20th.
Meal Plan                                $8,000
Enjoy the convenience of three meals a day, Monday - Friday, prepared and served on campus in our newly renovated student center.
General Fee                             $895
The required fee for all international students covers essential services and resources including curriculum, labs, graduation, some athletic fees, and more.
Total                                         $34,700

International Tuition Assistance

If you find that full payment of tuition may be a challenge, we have a church ministry grant scholarship application available. This application can assist families with financial support, and the link to apply is included here:

International Student Visa Process

Embarking on an educational adventure in a new country is a thrilling prospect. At LCA, we aim to make your journey as smooth as possible, starting with obtaining your student visa.

The F1 Visa is your gateway to studying in the United States. It's designed for international students like you, eager to pursue academic studies or language training programs in the U.S. The key to unlocking this door is to secure admission in an accredited institution like LCA.  

Here’s a simplified guide to help you navigate your Visa process: 

Secure Your Admission

Get accepted into our esteemed institution and receive the crucial I-20 Form, a stepping stone for your visa application. Upon acceptance, LCA will provide you with the Form I-20, a crucial document for your visa application. 

Prepare Your Visa Application

Compile the necessary documents:
  • I-20 Form (Provided by LCA)
  • DS-160 Online Form 
  • Valid Passport
  • A 2″ x 2″ Photograph
  • MRV Fee Receipt
  • SEVIS 1-901 Fee Receipt

Additional Documents may include:
  • Previous school transcripts/diplomas
  • Standardized test scores
  • Financial proof of your ability to sustain living expenses in the U.S.

Schedule Your Visa Interview

Schedule your visa interview at the nearest U.S. Consulate or Embassy. Prepare in advance, ensuring you have all required documents and are ready to answer the consular officer's questions confidently. For help you with your Visa Interview please visit Visa Interview FAQ

Post Interview

Upon visa approval, finalize your travel arrangements, and keep all necessary documents handy. If your visa is denied, email for further guidance. Once you have finalized your travel plans, email your itinerary to

Visa Interview Assistance

Your visa Interview is very important.  In this interview the US Embassy will determine if they will issue you a student visa or deny the visa.  Here are some helpful resources to help you.

There are five categories most US F-1 visa interview questions will be based on:
  1. Study plans - What do you plan to study
  2. School choice - Why did you choose this school
  3. Academic capability - Are you prepared to meet the study requirements
  4. Financial status -   Does your family have the ability to pay tuition and expenses.
  5. Post-graduation plans -  Plan to return to your home country or study at US University.

Do you need more visa interview help?

International Student Life

LCA Residential Homes: Your Home Away From Home!

Nestled in Nature’s Splendor
Our campus is not just a place for academic pursuit, but a gateway to the breathtaking beauty of nature. Located at the base of the majestic Wasatch Mountains, our school offers an idyllic setting that inspires learning and adventure. Students enjoy stunning four-season views, each bringing its own charm and opportunities for exploration.

A Stone’s Throw from World-Class Attractions
Our prime location is just 20 minutes away from world-renowned ski resorts, which have hosted the U.S. Olympic teams, offering our students unparalleled access to winter sports and activities. Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding, or simply enjoying the winter wonderland, our proximity to these resorts makes every winter an exciting one.

Urban Proximity, Natural Serenity
While we relish our serene, natural surroundings, the vibrant city life of Salt Lake City is just a 20-minute drive away. This proximity allows our students to experience the best of both worlds - the tranquility of the mountains and the energy of city life. The Great Salt Lake, with its unique ecosystem and stunning vistas, is also a short journey from our campus, offering educational and recreational excursions.

Gateway to America’s Natural Wonders
Utah boasts the highest number of National Parks in the U.S., many of which are just a day-trip away from LCA. These parks provide our students with extraordinary opportunities for field trips, educational tours, and personal adventures, immersing them in the wonders of geology, ecology, and the grandeur of the American wilderness.

At LCA, student life extends beyond the classroom into the vast, open pages of nature’s textbook. Our campus is a starting point for journeys into the wild, an invitation to embrace the outdoors, and a place where education and adventure go hand in hand. Every day is an opportunity to learn, grow, and explore in one of the most beautiful settings on earth.

Agents, let's work together.

We collaborate with various international student placement programs, ensuring a harmonious relationship between host families, the student program, and LCA.