Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62794-9256

School Details

Lincoln Land Community College is a two-year public school located in Springfield, Illinois.LLCC was founded in 1968 by primarily farmers to provide high-quality, accessible, and cost-effective educational opportunities in the central Illinois area. The campus is located less than half of a mile away from University of Illinois at Springfield. Extended branches of LLCC are located in Taylorville, Hillsboro, Beardstown, Litchfield, and Jacksonville.

Lincoln Land Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. Programs include: Arts and Humanities, Health Professions, Social Sciences, Community Education, Business and Technologies, Mathematics and Science, and Workforce Development. LLC also has a kid’s college and a lifelong learner’s program for older adults who wish to take enrichment courses in subjects of personal interest. Adult and literacy education are also available at LLC.

Lincoln Land Community College has 7,337 students (all undergraduates) and 375 faculty members, giving the university a 24:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Of all faculty members, 130 teach full-time and 245 teach part-time. About 57% of undergraduate students study full-time and 43% study part-time. 

The student body contains 58% female students and 42% male students. About 80% of all students are white with the remaining students being black (10%), Asian(2%), Hispanic (2%), and uncategorized students (6%). About 59% of students are ages 24 and under with 41% of students being ages 25 and above. About 99% of students are from Illinois and 1% are from out-of-state. The retention rate for first-time, full-time students is 54% and the retention rate for first-time, part-time students is 48%. The overall graduation rate is 20% and the overall transfer-out rate is 17%. The overall graduation rate by gender is 19% for males and 21% for females.

Students have access to services such as: remedial tutoring, academic counseling, career counseling, employment services for students, placement services for completers, and on-campus daycare. Special learning opportunities include: study abroad, distance education, and teacher certification.

The study abroad program and Lincoln Land is based in Belmopan, the capital of Belize, in conjunction with the Sibun Education and Adventure Lodge. This program is for Biology students, mainly, but other students are welcome to take part. Study abroad programs may change yearly.

On campus housing is not provided at LLCC. . Off-campus living is estimated to cost $6,975per year with $4,473 in additional living expenses.

Student life includes academic clubs, academic fraternities and sororities, honors/ academic groups, musical groups, religious groups, intramurals, theatre, and sports. Varsity athletic teams compete in the NJCAA division II in the following sports: baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

Tuition costs $2,568 per year for in-district students, $4,872 per year for in-state students and $7,176 per year for out-of-state students. Books and other supplies are estimated to cost  $888 per year. Tuition payment 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 and be evaluated to be in financial need. Approximately 81% of those attending Lincoln Land Community College receive financial aid.

Lincoln Land Community College has an open admissions policy. To enroll at LLCC< students must complete the following: submit all official transcripts and admissions test scores, take the placement assessment, meet with an academic advisor, schedule an orientation time, and pay for courses.

Lincoln Land Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.




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    Public, 2-year
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    Associate's degree
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