Lassen Community College

Tel: (530)257-6181
1,908 students
Public institution
Lassen is a public institution, open to all high school graduates, or non-graduates. The current enrollment is approximately 2,000 on the Susanville campus. Of those, about 700 are full-time students. We have Outreach Centers offering classes in Westwood, Herlong, Big Valley and Modoc, Mono, and Sierra Counties. Our total district enrollment is over 3,000 students.
School Highlights:
Lassen Community College serves 1,908 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Lassen Community College is the only community colleges within Lassen County, CA.
The nearest community college is Feather River Community College District (47.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
College Lassen 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 60 staff
61 staff
Lassen Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,908 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,908 students 1,296 students
Lassen Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
21:1
Lassen Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 629 students
814 students
Lassen Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,279 students
1,040 students
Lassen Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lassen Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Lassen Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
5%
Lassen Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
22%
21%
Lassen Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
19%
15%
Lassen Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
40%
51%
Lassen Community College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
9%
-
Lassen Community College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Lassen Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Lassen Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Lassen 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. 0.74 0.68
Lassen Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,127 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 74% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,903 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,127 $5,660
Lassen Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,903 $10,250
Lassen Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 67 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 62%
89%
Lassen Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • The main campus of Lassen Community College is in Susanville, California. Susanville, California is the county seat for Lassen County, is located in the northeast corner of California. The Susanville campus is built on 165 acres and encompasses 18 buildings. Lassen is a terrific place to explore career possibilities, prepare for future technological changes, or concentrate on the first two years of an advanced degree program. Our Career and Technical Education programs are constantly changing to provide the most current training possible. Many of the programs use a hands-on concept that complements the classroom learning. Our academic programs are geared to prepare students for their transfer to a four-year institution or to complete a well-rounded preparation for the world of work. We offer assistance through Extended Opportunities Program and Services (EOP&S), Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE), CalWorks, Workability III Program, Learning Disabilities Program, our Learning Center with a tutoring service is free to Lassen Community College students and a computer lab for student use.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,964 per year for in-state students and $7,315 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,947 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in California is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.