ELCI Albany

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ELCI Albany

ELCI Albany is located on the campus of Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC). ELCI students not only receive the college student ID card, they also have full access to all the college resources, including the Learning Center, the library, computer lab, and gymnasium. Visit LBCC’s website)

Beginning in December of 2012, the English Language & Culture Institute began a partnership with Linn-Benton Community College. With our partnership with LBCC, students at ELCI Albany have the opportunity to enter into the Oregon University System by attending LBCC and then transferring to their school of choice. (See After LBCC below)


Intensive English Program

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Options After ELCI Albany

Entering Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC)

A way to finish your university degree with a cheaper price and higher quality! 

ELCI students who meet all of the following requirements can enter LBCC through ELCI:

  1. Have a paper-based TOEFL score of 475 or higher (with director recommendation)
  2. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the ELCI
  3. Maintain 80% attendance at the ELCI

Students must also pass the LBCC Reading Test. LBCC’s admissions office determines acceptance.

   Hear our students’ experiences!

After LBCC

Many students at LBCC transfer to great universities and colleges across the US.   Here is just a partial list of schools to which students have transferred.

National Top Tier Universities
Columbia University
University of Washington
Brigham Young University
University of Missouri – Columbia
University of Kansas
*University of Oregon
Washington State University
Colorado State University
University of Utah
*Oregon State University
Arizona State University
*Pacific University
University of Hawaii
Texas Tech
*George Fox University
Montana State University
University of Montana
National Top Tier Liberal Arts Universities
Willamette University
Linfield College
Bethany College
Top Tier Medical School
Oregon Health Sciences University
Top Tier Regional Schools
*Oregon Institute of Technology
*Corban University
Vanguard University of Southern California
Seattle Pacific University
Brigham Young University Idaho
California State University – Chico
Central Washington University
University of Central Arkansas
San Francisco State University
Boise State University
*Southern Oregon University
Weber State University
California State University – Sacramento
University of Alaska
*Western Oregon University
Southern Connecticut State
Other Great Schools
*Portland State University
*Eastern Oregon University
Weaver State University
Excelsior College of New York
Art Institute
Idaho State University
California State University – Los Angeles
Wichita State University
Norfolk State University

* Denotes schools that accept all credits in the Oregon Transfer degree.  Other schools also accept LBCC credits. See Oregon University System-AAOT.