Lane Community College

Tel: (541)463-3000
11,375 students
Public institution

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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 (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 18%.
Lane Community College is the only community colleges within Lane County County, OR.
The nearest community college is Linn-Benton Community College (40.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 388 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,375 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 26:1 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
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
5,186 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 6,189 students
1,017 students
Lane Community College sch enrollment Lane Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
67%
57%
% Two or more races
5%
2%
% Unknown races
11%
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Lane Community College sch ethnicity Lane Community College sta ethnicity
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,776 is less than the state average of $5,740. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,776 $5,740
Lane Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,456 $10,252
Lane Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 255 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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Did You Know?
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.
Oregon 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 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.