Lake Tahoe Community College

Tel: (530)541-4660
2,453 students
Public institution

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Lake Tahoe Community College promotes learning and enrichment for our students and community through exemplary educational experiences provided in a uniquely supportive environment.
School Highlights:
Lake Tahoe Community College serves 2,453 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Lake Tahoe Community College is the only community colleges within El Dorado County, CA.
The nearest community college is Western Nevada College (20.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Lake Tahoe 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 2,453 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,453 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
848 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,605 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 8%
2%
% Hawaiian 1%
1%
% Hispanic 16%
7%
% Black -
12%
% White 73%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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. 0.43
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,221 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 77% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,642 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,221 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,642 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

At 6,229 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe Community College, set in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, is the highest college in California. Opened in 1975, approximately 4,000 students come through the doors each quarter. Beyond the classrooms and labs, the 164-acre wooded campus features a 192-seat black box theater, extensive art labs and a demonstration garden. A 26,000 square foot gymnasium with a dance studio and fitness education center and a student center, which includes a café, Internet terminals, and teaching kitchens for the culinary arts program were opened in 2002. In 2004, the college will break ground for a new library and art gallery. The college offers certificates and associate degrees from culinary arts to computer studies. With our 49 full-time faculty members students come first. Outdoor recreation can be found all year in South Lake Tahoe, a town of about 24,000 residents. Students are within minutes of three ski resorts. There are 14 resorts in all around the lake. Summer brings water sports, fishing, hiking, camping and an extensive network of mountain biking trails. The sun shines an average 75 percent or 274 days each year giving students plenty of opportunities to get out and explore the Sierra Nevada. Lake Tahoe Community College promotes learning and enrichment for our students and community through exemplary educational experiences provided in a uniquely supportive environment. Lake Tahoe Community College will provide outstanding educational opportunities for every student in a personal learning community. The college is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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