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Lower Columbia College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,191 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,783 tuition
$11,154 off campus room & board
$906 books and supplies
$348 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$16,725 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,317 tuition
$11,154 off campus room & board
$906 books and supplies
$348 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,372 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
73% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,368 avg)
36% get state aid ($2,708 avg)
11% get institn'l aid ($1,372 avg)
14% get loans ($5,392 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,754 59%
Federal Grant Aid $4,368 52%
Pell Grants $4,231 52%
Other Federal Grants $3,000 2%
Institution Grant Aid $1,372 11%
State Grant Aid $2,708 36%
Student Loans $5,392 14%
Federal Loans $5,392 14%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known 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 $111
Out of State $125


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Dick from Longview, WA
  • I am a past student here

    I had a free experience through FAFSA. That being said, the college does almost nothing to help you get it and it's like pulling teeth to get you check on time. My worst experience was receiving my FAFSA check 6 weeks late into an 8 week quarter. Poor show.

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  • 4
  • Caleb from Kelso, WA
  • 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
  • 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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