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Los Medanos College (LMC)

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About LMC

  • Founded in 1974
  • 2700 E Leland Rd., Pittsburg, CA 94565
  • Nearest BART Station (Train/Subway): Pittsburg Center
  • Full-time students: 2,025
  • International student population: 15 students from 11 countries (Spring 2024)


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Why Choose LMC?

  1. Suburban San Francisco Bay Area location: 70 km to San Francisco; on-campus bus service to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) commuter train
  2. #6 Best Community College in the U.S. by College Choice Magazine; Top 150 U.S. Community College by the Aspen Institute
  3. Scholarships: International students are eligible for all after enrollment.
  4. Global Mentor Program for new international students
  5. 33 student clubs and organizations
  6. Concurrent enrollment at UC Berkeley
  7. Experiential learning in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields: Engineering and Physics students won a competition sponsored by NASA for which they produced a tool used by NASA scientists. 
  8. Honors Program with ten partners, including UCLA and Saint Mary's College; in Fall 2017, 77% of Honors Program applicants to UCLA were admitted.
  9. Free bus tours to 4-year universities and colleges such as UC Davis, UC Berkeley, University of Nevada, Reno, and San Jose State University
  10. 500+ students transfer to UC and CSU institutions each year.

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