Tel: (618) 468-7000
The mission of the college is to empower people by raising aspirations and fostering achievement through dynamic, compassionate, and responsible learning experiences.
The teacher population of 663 teachers has grown by 231% over five years.
|College||Lewis and Clark Community College||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||663 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||20,000 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||22:1||21:1|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||
|% Unknown races||
|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.||1.00||0.53|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$8,960||$5,694|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$11,788||$10,252|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||87%||89%|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Lewis and Clark Community College is a two-year higher education institution with multiple campuses, a river research center, Community Education Centers and training centers located throughout the 220,439-person college district, which reaches into seven counties.In addition to offering associate degrees and certificates in more than 40 career programs and numerous transfer options, the college has something for just about everyone, including College for Kids, a nationally accredited dual credit program for high school students, GED completion and the largest Workforce Training Program in the state of Illinois. More than a dozen colleges and universities also offer bachelor and master degree programs on Lewis and Clark's campus.The college was founded in 1970 and began with 450 students. Today, it serves approximately 20,000 students annually and is a national and state award winning standout among Illinois community colleges. Lewis and Clark employs 663 employees and adds $338.5 million in regional income annually, which represents 4.6 percent of the regional economy.The Godfrey campus is also unique; known for its beautiful, historic location on the grounds of the former Monticello College, the second oldest all-female college in the nation. The campus also features a number of eye-catching sculptures and fountains as part of the Monticello Sculpture Gardens, and is a Signature Garden site for the Missouri Botanical Gardens.The buildings on the N.O. Nelson Campus in Edwardsville were on Illinois' list of "Ten Most Endangered Historic Sites" prior to Lewis and Clark purchasing the complex and renovating the buildings. The campus is now home to more than 1,500 students and numerous community events, making this restoration one of the most successful preservation initiatives in Illinois.Lewis and Clark is dedicated to public engagement, from "greening" the campus, reducing the college's carbon footprint and providing technical assistance in sustainable practices and education, to delivering affordable healthcare to underserved populations throughout the district with a Mobile Health Unit and a federally-funded Family Health Clinic – currently the only nurse practitioner clinic operated by a community college.
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