Lower Columbia College

Longview, WA, USA
2.77 Average Rating

Lower Columbia College is a 2-year community and technical college in southwest Washington state. LCC offers degrees and certificates in over 70 fields of study across 15 academic departments including pre-professional programs in law and medicine. The college’s performing arts programs are located in the Rose Center for Arts which features two theaters and an art gallery. For students with children, the college offers the LCC Early Learning Center offering full child care services and developmental exercises.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
94%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
2,935
Total Number of Undergrads
2,935
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,177
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$3,864
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$4,269
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$870

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,578
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,213
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$734

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
17%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,282
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$7,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$123

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
29
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,900

What Students Are Saying

2.77 Average Rating
Lower Columbia College is a pretty good school. The Computer Science teachers are friendly and have a lot of knowledge. Sometimes it seems difficult for them to keep focus on a topic, but most of the time the discussions are relevant.
Caleb from Kelso, WA
The professors make time to make sure you will be successful, they don't give up on you. The staff throughout the campus is very upbeat and extremely helpful, they want to make sure you feel comfortable!
Jessica from Longview, WA

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