Lewis and Clark Community College

Tel: (618)468-7000
8,406 students
Public institution
The mission of the college is to empower people by raising aspirations and fostering achievement through dynamic, compassionate, and responsible learning experiences.
School Highlights:
Lewis and Clark Community College serves 8,406 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Lewis and Clark Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Madison County, IL.
The nearest community college is Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (13.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Lewis and Clark Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 8,406 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 669% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,406 students
1,287 students
Lewis and Clark Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,992 students
832 students
Lewis and Clark Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,414 students
1,021 students
Lewis and Clark Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Lewis and Clark Community College sch enrollment Lewis and Clark Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Lewis and Clark Community College Asian (2008-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Lewis and Clark Community College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
-
12%
Lewis and Clark Community College Black (2006-2011)
% White
-
66%
Lewis and Clark Community College White (2006-2011)
% Two or more races"
- 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. 1.00 0.45
Lewis and Clark Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,624 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,340 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,624 $5,917
Lewis and Clark Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,340 $10,050
Lewis and Clark Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1970 in response to a public referendum, Lewis and Clark held its first classes on the grounds of Monticello College, a small, private liberal arts college for women founded in 1838. Monticello College closed in 1971 and its picturesque and historical 215-acre campus became the beautiful main campus of Lewis and Clark Community College. In addition to these facilities, the College offers instruction in four remote Community Education Centers and in all public high schools in the Seven-county District. A campus complex in Edwardsville is being developed with the Edwardsville School District. The first building opened in Fall 2003 and the second building in Spring 2004. The College serves learners in a 1,800 square mile area of the lower Mississippi River Basin. Illinois Community College District 536 is bordered and bisected by the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers and includes all or portions of seven counties: Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Morgan, and Scott. The two greatest rivers of the North American continent, the Mississippi and the Missouri, converge just five miles from the College campus. The College offers degrees in career and transfer programs as well as certificates. It also provides non-credit courses that serve a wide range of individual and community needs, including GED programs, adult education, ESL (English as a Second Language), personal enrichment courses, and special needs programs. Lewis and Clark regularly sponsors a multitude of sports, cultural and other activities and events that enrich the life of the community and support the economic development of the region. The college combines the best of the traditional and the new to provide an environment that is accessible and highly conducive to learning, social iinteraction, personal enrichment, physical development, and job skills enhancement. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Illinois Board of Higher Education, American Dental Association, National League of Nursing and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

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