Lane Community College is a two-year public school located in Eugene, Oregon, that offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. Programs include: Business/Marketing, Communication Technologies, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering Technologies, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Professions and Related Sciences, Homeland Security, Law, Liberal Arts, Mechanics and Repair Technologies, Parks and Recreation, Personal and Culinary Services, Precision Production, Public Administration and Social Services, Transportation and Materials Moving, and Visual and Performing Arts.
Lane Community College has 12,837 students and 720 faculty members, giving the university a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Of all faculty members, 250 teach full-time and 470 teach part-time. About 46% of undergraduate students study full-time and 54% study part-time.
The student body contains 51% female students and 49% male students. About 71% of all students are white with the remaining students being black, Asian, American Indian, and Hispanic. About 42% of students are ages 24 and under with 58% of students being ages 25 and above. About 97% of students are from Oregon and 3% are from out-of-state.
The retention rate for first-time, full-time students is 61% and the retention rate for first-time, part-time students is 45%. The overall graduation rate is 10% and the overall transfer-out rate is 22%. The overall graduation rate by gender is 7% for males and 13% for females.
Lane has over 650 American Indian Students and hosts one of the largest powwows in the Pacific Northwest annually. The school opened a tribal longhouse in 2010, making LCC the second community college in the United States to open a longhouse.
Student organizations include ASLCC, Multicultural Student Groups, Phi Theta Kappa, Council of Clubs, and Gender and Sexuality Alliance. Lane has a student-run campus newspaper, drama/theater group, a student-run radio station, choral groups, and a student-run television station. Greek life is not present at Lane Community College.
Students have access to services such as: remedial tutoring, legal services, health clinic, a women’s center, academic counseling, career counseling, employment services for students, placement services for completers, and on-campus daycare. Housing is not provided for students. Campus security provides 24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services, 24-hour patrols by trained officers, student patrols, and late-night transport/export services.
Tuition costs $3,456 per year for in-district students, $3,447 per year for in-state students, and $8,127 per year for out-of-state students. Books and other supplies are estimated to cost $1,275 per year. Full-time student fees are $350. Off-campus living is also estimated to cost $7,119 per year with $2,970 in additional living expenses. No alternative tuition plans are offered.
Financial aid is offered in the form of state grants, federal grants, scholarships, and loans. To qualify to receive financial aid, you must complete a FAFSA form (Title IV Federal School Code: 003196) and be evaluated to be in financial need. Approximately 89% of those attending Lane Community College receive financial aid.
Lane accepts all students 18 or over or have a high school diploma or GED. Students who are under 18 and have not graduated may still attend if they follow the following guidelines: apply online; print, sign, and submit the Student and Parent/Guardian Consent Form; consult with Counseling and Advising; and register for classes. Lane uses a rolling fall application deadline.
Lane Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:At least 2, but less than 4 academic years
Adult Age Enrollments:7,446
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