How To Apply
How To Apply The Hassle Free Way
Follow these easy step by step guide for a smooth and relaxed application procedure
Open Your Explorer Account
You'll be able to navigate our website easily and quickly, get the information you need, and find the answers to all of your questions.
Pick Your Program
Where do you want to go? Browse through our available programs, check out course descriptions, find what interests you, and have a peek at all the benefits LCA has to offer.
Check Your Eligibility
Immigration and academic requirements are bound to vary from country to country, and university to university. Make your life easy by checking your passport today and finding out if it's valid—and get a new one if not. Same goes for academic rules: go through the eligibility requirements of your program, and make sure everything matches up.
Save Your Spot for Free
It's always best to apply early. To facilitate a smooth application process, leave yourself time to confirm your plans, and to check course credit transfer and financing options with your home university. We'll save your spot for 14 days—no application fee or deposit required.
Track Your Progress
Applying with LCA is hassle-free. Your Explorer Account allows you to easily check your application status. Please make sure you're aware of your program's application deadlines so this can be a super smooth, easy, and enjoyable process.
Get The Forms
Opened your account? Saved your spot? Rest easy and then take some time to download 3 to 5 forms. The number of things to fill out will vary, but they're all simple and necessary forms that need to be completed before you submit your application. No worries: you can feel free to contact us with questions!
Get Your Program pre-approved
Do you wish to fulfill your degree requirements while abroad? In order for you to get pre-approval from your home university, we'll give you your course syllabi in advance to take to your academic advisor. This will ensure your successful transferring of credits when you get back.
Use Your Financial Aid Towards Study Abroad
Check with your home university financial aid office: it's possible that they can transfer financial aid toward the cost of your study abroad program. We can accept all forms of financial aid and adjust your payment schedule based on disbursement dates.
Look For Alternative Funding
Scholarships and grants are there for the taking! Think of it as free money towards a cafe au lait in Paris. Do some research, and you'll find lots of scholarships and other alternative means of funding your studies. Anything is possible! Check out our Marketing Rewards Program for other possible means of funding.
Enroll In Your Program
Chosen your program? Check. Cleared course credit transfers? Check. Determined financing options? Check. Well, then, it's now time to submit your application to LCA. Congratulations!—you've taken an important step toward the adventure of a lifetime!
Submit Required Materials
After you've submitted your application with us, you will be notified of other documents you need to follow up on for your application to be considered complete. Some of these items will be documents your host institution requires, like a transcript from your home university. These are very important to complete.
Join Our Rewards Program
You've made it! You are now on the verge of spending a summer, a semester or perhaps a year abroad. Get a head start on your study abroad experience and join our Marketing Rewards Program, a unique opportunity for saving money on your travels.