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 26,215 students (12% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
  • Lane Community College is the only community colleges within Lane County, OR.
  • The nearest community college to Lane Community College is Linn-Benton Community College (40.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Lane Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Oregon for:

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 LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty345 staff105 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Lane Community College has grown by 183% over five years.
  • The Lane Community College diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment26,215 students2,071 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio76:128:1
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# Full-Time Students3,221 students844 students
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# Part-Time Students5,586 students1,227 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-140
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
13%
10%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
59%
66%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
10%
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
13%
Diversity Score0.530.53
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College Completion Rate
10%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,700$32,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,794 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,428 is more than the state average of $8,497. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,794$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,428$8,497
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,000$15,375
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,481$6,156
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Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Soccer,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (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.

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For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,223 per year for in-state students and $8,497 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 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.