Lane Community College

  • Lane is the community`s college: we provide comprehensive, accessible, quality, learning-centered educational opportunities that promote student success and 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 9,029 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 345 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lane Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty345 staff108 staff
This chart display total faculty of Lane Community College and community college average number of faculty in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Lane Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Lane Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,029 students2,061 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Lane Community College and community college average number of enrollment of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:144:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Lane Community College and community college average student staff ratio of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Full-Time Students3,638 students853 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Lane Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Part-Time Students5,391 students1,208 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Lane Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Lane Community College. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of OR.
Total Dormitory Capacity
255142
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Lane Community College and the community college average dormitory capacity of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Lane Community College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lane Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hispanic
12%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lane Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Black
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lane Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% White
55%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lane Community College and the percentage of White community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Lane Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Non Resident races
6%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Lane Community College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Unknown races
15%
17%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lane Community College. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.650.66
This chart display the diversity score of Lane Community College and the community college average diversity score of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate
13%
20%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Lane Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of OR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,700$32,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Lane Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,794 is more than the state average of $4,676. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,428 is more than the state average of $7,715. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,794$4,676
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Lane Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$10,428$7,715
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Lane Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%82%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Lane Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$14,390$13,425
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Lane Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,406
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Lane Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Soccer,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2019 (or 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. In 2000 Lane was selected by the League for Innovation 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, and the Aviation Academy at the Eugene Airport.  In addition to weekday classes, Lane offers some evening and Saturday classes, as well as many online offerings.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Lane Community College is Linn-Benton Community College (40.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,347 students | 40.10 Mi6500 Pacific Blvd SW
    Albany OR  97321
    (541) 917-4811
    40.1010,347
  • 2,703 students | 56.70 Mi1140 Umpqua College Rd.
    Roseburg OR  97470
    (541) 440-4600
    56.702,703
  • 409 students | 63.40 Mi400 SE College Way
    Newport OR  97366
    (541) 265-2283
    63.40409
  • 10,151 students | 66.80 Mi4000 Lancaster Dr NE
    Salem OR  97305
    (503) 399-5000
    66.8010,151
  • 2,157 students | 74.40 Mi1988 Newmark Ave
    Coos Bay OR  97420
    (541) 888-2525
    74.402,157
Recent Articles
For-profit colleges are now becoming an alternative for community college students who are stuck on waiting lists or who hope to earn bachelor's degrees. Learn more about the opportunities and articulation agreements between for-profit colleges and community colleges.
Education now comes with a money-back guarantee. Learn about which community college is guaranteeing that its graduates will secure jobs - or get their money back.
The world was ill-prepared to find itself in the midst of a global pandemic and the effects of the past year will linger for many years to come. No industry was unaffected and the pandemic brought to light inequities in many, particularly the U.S. education system. Read on to learn how the pandemic has affected community colleges and what students can expect in the future.
Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,676 per year for in-state students and $7,715 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,361 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.