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Lower Columbia College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,540 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,997 tuition
$10,164 off campus room & board
$1,104 books
$275 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$16,080 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,537 tuition
$10,164 off campus room & board
$1,104 books
$275 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,384 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
69% get federal aid ($3,910 avg)
50% get state aid ($2,486 avg)
3% get institn'l aid ($1,384 avg)
29% get loans ($4,910 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 10.9% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.71% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,718 70%
Federal Grant Aid $3,910 69%
Pell Grants $3,848 69%
Other Federal Grants $1,000 4%
Institution Grant Aid $1,384 3%
State Grant Aid $2,486 50%
Student Loans $4,910 29%
Federal Loans $4,910 29%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Lower Columbia College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1600 Maple Street
Longview, WA 98632-0310
(360) 442-2311
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $115
Out of State $129


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Caleb from Kelso, WA
  • May-07-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a community college, so it's definitely cheaper than a four-year university, but there's a few individuals in administration who like to up some costs.

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  • 4
  • DRAB
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    LCC is very cheap, especially as a running start student. I imagine the education is fairly good for a community college.

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  • 4
  • Lacey from Rainier, OR
  • Dec-14-2013 I am a current student here

    LCC is inexpensive even for a community college, but offers some of the benefits of even a university.

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  • 3
  • Easton from Castle Rock, WA
  • Nov-13-2013 I am a current student here

    LCC has a wide variety of classes and your are sure to find a great match. It is also much cheaper than most colleges so there is definitely a big bang for your buck.

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  • 4
  • Destani from Silverlake, WA
  • Sep-30-2013 I am a current student here

    I have learned so much in my two years at LCC. Definitely worth the money, and a LOT less than a University. I saved a ton of money from earning my associates at a community college first!

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