Frequently Asked Questions

LAHC offers a variety of majors, as well as preparation for university majors upon transfer. A list of majors can be found here.

Our students have many positive things to say about their experience at LAHC. Visit our Instagram @Studyinlosangeles to learn more.

Men's sports include basketball, football, baseball, cross country, and soccer. Women's sports include basketball, softball, volleyball, cross country, and soccer. Click Athletics to view sport details and the coaches.

Yes, all international students are required to have health insurance provided by the LACCD.

Yes, International Student Orientation is mandatory for all incoming students. No exceptions will be made. Contact the ISP staff for more information.

All applicants must pay a one-time fee of $50.00 either online through the SIS Portal or in person in the cashiers office.

You will be responsible for tuition payment after registering for classes. All payments must be made before the first day of classes.

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Yes. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an approved agency listed here. After, request for the evaluation agency to send your evaluated transcripts to LAHC's office of Admissions and Records (you may only need to do this if you want to receive credit for classes you have taken prior to LAHC).

International students are not eligible for federal or university need-based financial aid, but are eligible for merit-based scholarships sourced from private funds (click here for scholarship information).

Yes. Any international student with a valid student visa (F-1) may transfer to our college.

A student must be enrolled in 12 units during fall and spring semesters to be considered for full-time status. Students may be enrolled in 9 physical units and 3 online units totaling to 12 units overall.

The International Student Program assists all international students with inquiries regarding I-20 processing and visa information. A student must first be admitted and submit documented proof of financial responsibility before the I-20 can be issued. You must then contact embassy or consulate to begin the visa process.

All full-time international students at Los Angeles Harbor College must purchase health insurance known as IMED.

The government calls university staff members who can update SEVIS "DSOs," which stands for "Designated School Officials." DSO are your main contact and support while studying at the institution.