Lane Community College

Tel: (541)463-3000
11,375 students
Public institution
Lane's current mission is to be a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities that include: professional technical and lower division college transfer programs; employee skill upgrading, business development and career enhancement; foundational academic, language and life skills development; lifelong personal development and enrichment; and cultural and community services.
School Highlights:
Lane Community College serves 11,375 students (45.59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is equalto than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 33%.
Lane Community College is the only community colleges within Lane County, OR.
The nearest community college is Linn-Benton Community College (40.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 388 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
College Lane Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 388 staff
61 staff
Lane Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 11,375 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,375 students 1,296 students
Lane Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
Lane Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 5,186 students
810 students
Lane Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6,189 students
1,036 students
Lane Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lane Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Lane Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Lane Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Lane Community College Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
Lane Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Lane Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Lane Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Lane Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Lane Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Lane Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Lane Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.26 0.53
Lane Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,776 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,456 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,776 $5,694
Lane Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,456 $10,252
Lane Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 255 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Lane Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Lane was founded in 1964, the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that ws founded in 1938. Lane has been rated one of the top two-year colleges in America and has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College, and in 2000 was selected by the league as one of 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges in North America for its outstanding record of achievement and innovation in improving learning. Lane Community College is a comprehensive community college. The college offers a wide variety of instructional programs including transfer credit programs, professional technical degree and certificate programs, continuing education noncredit courses, programs in English as a Second Language and International ESL, GED programs, and customized training for local businesses. Classes are offered at many locations, and online classes and telecourses are also available. Lane Community College is a comprehensive community college offering professional technical and lower division college classes. The college offers classes at a number of locations in addition to the main campus. These include the Downtown Center in Eugene, Lane Community College at Florence, Lane Community College at Cottage Grove, facilities at the Eugene Airport, and community learning centers at Churchill, Elmira, Junction City, McKenzie, Oakridge, Thurston, and Willamette high schools. In addition to weekday classes, Lane offers some evening and Saturday classes.

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For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,998 per year for in-state students and $7,980 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,436 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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