Linn-Benton Community College

6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany
OR, 97321
Tel: (541)917-4999
5,919 students
Public institution

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Linn-Benton Community College's mission supports the dreams of our students by providing comprehensive programs and services that are innovative and accessible. We are passionately committed to meeting the educational needs of individuals, businesses and our communities through learner-centered and life-changing experiences.
School Highlights:
Linn-Benton Community College serves 5,919 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 18%.
Linn-Benton Community College is the only community colleges within Linn County, OR.
The nearest community college is Chemeketa Community College (27.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Linn-Benton 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

Student Body

The student population of 5,919 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,919 students
1,303 students
Linn-Benton Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,794 students
834 students
Linn-Benton Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,125 students
1,040 students
Linn-Benton Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Linn-Benton Community College sch enrollment Linn-Benton Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Linn-Benton Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Linn-Benton Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
-
11%
Linn-Benton Community College Black (2006-2011)
% White
90%
66%
Linn-Benton Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Linn-Benton Community College More (2010-2012)
Linn-Benton Community College sch ethnicity Linn-Benton 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. 0.19 0.44
Linn-Benton Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,032 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,643 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,032 $5,890
Linn-Benton Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,643 $10,050
Linn-Benton Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Linn-Benton Community College was established in 1966 as a two-year public college to serve the educational needs of residents in Linn and Benton counties. The college is supported by tuition, local property taxes and state revenue, and is directed by an elected, seven-member board of education. LBCC's 104-acre Albany, Oregon campus is just 11 miles east of Corvallis. The campus houses a learning resource center, bookstore, 500-seat theater, library, conference facility, and student lounge/recreation rooms. Dining facilities include a cafeteria, a cafe and a restaurant operated by students in the Culinary Arts program. The Periwinkle Child Development Center offers child development classes, daycare and kindergarten. Our modern Activities Center includes a gym, weight room, aerobics room, and sports facilities for basketball, baseball and volleyball. Our Horticulture program has a state-of-the-art greenhouse and organic garden. LBCC's horse management facility is located 1.5 miles from the main campus. Three off-campus centers provide access to classes in Corvallis, Lebanon, and Sweet Home. Community Education and workforce development courses are also offered. LBCC was established to offer a variety of educational opportunities including general education courses, professional technical training, lower-division college transfer courses, continuing education classes, lifelong learning opportunities, distance education, credit courses during evening hours and on weekends, so students can earn a degree without having to attend to class on weekdays, adult basic education programs, and education programs for students with disabilities. LBCC also offers a Degree Partnership Program with Oregon State University in Corvallis, which provides access to both institutions. Linn-Benton Community College has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. Courses are approved by the Oregon State Board of Education, and lower-division courses are approved for transfer to colleges and universities in the Oregon University System.

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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,776 per year for in-state students and $7,536 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $8,958 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oregon is 97%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.