International Students

International Students at CapitolWelcome! Laramie County Community College is a good option for international students interested in a quality education in a safe, affordable environment. Expect to improve your English and accomplish your goals! LCCC offers students an opportunity to study in a dynamic learning environment with instructors dedicated to providing high-quality education. The college has student clubs and activities to help with your U.S. experience. 

Living in Wyoming

LCCC's main campus is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with a second campus located in Laramie, Wyoming. As a resident of these cities, you will enjoy the convenience, security and intimacy of living in a medium-sized communities with theater, music, galleries, gardens, parks, restaurants and museums. Learn more!

Community College Benefits

Two years at a community college is the most economical way to begin a four-year degree. Community college students pay less to take the same courses offered at universities, then transfer their credits to the universities where they can finish their degrees.
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International Student Handbook

Top 10 reasons to start at LCCC:
  • Lower tuition cost
  • Course credits transfer to universities
  • Flexible English proficiency requirements
  • Focus on teaching
  • Small class sizes
  • Additional year of Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • Use of the latest technologies
  • More than 100 programs to choose from
  • Opportunities to experience U.S. culture
  • Excellent student support services

Other Important Information 

Student Employment

Students who enter the U.S. with an F-1 visa and maintain this status are eligible to work on the LCCC campus up to 20 hours per week. Learn more.

Health Insurance

Students are required to provide proof of health insurance before they can register for classes. 


On-campus housing is available at the Cheyenne campus. Learn more.
Host families or off-campus apartments are other housing options for international students; however, there is no off-campus housing within walking distance of the LCCC campus. The international student adviser can provide more information about housing options. 

Transfer Programs and Certificates 

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Laramie County Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.