Lakes Region Community College

379 Belmont Road
Laconia, NH 03246-0000
Tel: (603)366-5221
School Highlights
  • Lakes Region Community College serves 1,183 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.
  • Lakes Region Community College is the only community colleges within Belknap County, NH.
  • The nearest community college is NHTI-Concord's Community College (20.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Lakes Region Community College(NH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty82 staff114 staff
Lakes Region Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,183 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 875% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,183 students2,045 students
Lakes Region Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
Lakes Region Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students460 students578 students
Lakes Region Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students723 students1,467 students
Lakes Region Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Lakes Region Community College Enrollment Breakdown NH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
3%
Lakes Region Community College Hispanic (2010-2016)
% Black
1%
2%
Lakes Region Community College Black (2014-2016)
% White
75%
83%
Lakes Region Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Lakes Region Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
22%
9%
Lakes Region Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.390.30
Lakes Region Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
27%
22%
Lakes Region Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$36,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,642 is less than the state average of $6,952. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,802 is less than the state average of $15,095. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,642$6,952
Lakes Region Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$14,802$15,095
Lakes Region Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%81%
Lakes Region Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,750$14,052
Lakes Region Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,621$5,500
Lakes Region Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate82%-
Lakes Region Community College Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Hampshire public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,952 per year for in-state students and $15,095 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Hampshire 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 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Lakes Region Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.