Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
Tel: (517)483-1957
16,031 students
Public institution
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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 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to 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 54% over five years.
Lansing Community College (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 697 staff 94 staff
Lansing Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 16,031 has declined by 21% 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 more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,031 students 3,372 students
Lansing Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 35:1
Lansing Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,859 students 1,530 students
Lansing Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 10,172 students 1,825 students
Lansing Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Lansing Community College Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Lansing Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
3%
2%
Lansing Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
3%
Lansing Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
7%
14%
Lansing Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
70%
70%
Lansing Community College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Lansing Community College More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Lansing Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
9%
7%
Lansing Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups 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 0.48
Lansing Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,060 is more than the state average of $4,352. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,490 is more than the state average of $5,856. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,060 $4,352
Lansing Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,490 $5,856
Lansing Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82% 89%
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, non-profit
    2,512 students | 25.80 Mi1020 S. Washington Street
    Owosso MI  48867
    (989)729-3350
    25.802,512
  • 1,112 students | 27.20 MiE4946 Jackson Rd
    Ironwood MI  49938
    27.201,112
  • Baker College of Jackson
    Private, non-profit
    1,937 students | 32.00 Mi2800 Springport Rd
    Jackson MI  49202
    (517)789-6123
    32.001,937
  • 5,487 students | 40.40 Mi2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson MI  49201
    (517)787-0800
    40.405,487
  • 370 students | 41.20 Mi6359 Miller Road
    Swartz Creek MI  48473
    (810)628-2500
    41.20370

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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,352 per year for in-state students and $5,856 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $7,740 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 76%. 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.