Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
Tel: (517)483-1957
16,031 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Lansing Community College serves 16,031 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Lansing Community College is the only community colleges within Ingham County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Owosso (25.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 697 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
College Lansing Community College Community College Avg.
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 697 staff
62 staff
Lansing Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 16,031 has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 47:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,031 students 1,371 students
Lansing Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
Lansing Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,859 students
779 students
Lansing Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 10,172 students
1,083 students
Lansing Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Lansing Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Lansing Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Lansing Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Lansing Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Lansing Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Lansing Community College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Lansing Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Lansing Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
Lansing Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Lansing 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. 0.49 0.70
Lansing Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,480 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,030 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,480 $5,664
Lansing Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,030 $10,360
Lansing Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
Lansing Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • - A multiple-campus institution with two satellite centers, with the main campus located on two blocks north of the historic State Capital Building, covering seven city blocks and new 262,000 square foot campus in Delta Township. College facilities include Clinton County Center in St. Johns, Livingston County Center in Howell, and Michigan House in Otsu, Japan.
  • - Established in 1957, LCC is the third largest community college in enrollment in the state of Michigan with courses and community events offered year-round, serving about 30,000 students annually and the entire Mid-Michigan community.
  • - Lansing Community College (LCC) offers 200 degree and certificate programs (including one-year and less than one-year certificates) and nearly 2,500 different courses. 
  • - LCC offers two-year university transfer programs and one or two-year career programs and certificates that can be completed in eight weeks or longer depending on the curriculum.
  • - Students can also earn their bachelor's degree without leaving campus at the University Center, home to six university partners. 
  • - LCC began the state's first community college online degree program— with 3,400 students registering each semester in over 200 online courses.  
  • - Lansing Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and was named a Military Friendly School in 2012.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Owosso
    Private not-for-profit
    2,512 students | 25.80 Mi1020 S. Washington Street
    Owosso MI 48867
  • 1,122 students | 27.20 MiE4946 Jackson Rd
    Ironwood MI 49938
  • Baker College of Jackson
    Private not-for-profit
    1,937 students | 32.00 Mi2800 Springport Rd
    Jackson MI 49202
  • 5,487 students | 40.40 Mi2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson MI 49201
  • 370 students | 41.20 Mi6359 Miller Road
    Swartz Creek MI 48473
Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,508 per year for in-state students and $5,995 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a 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. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.