Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
Tel: 5174831957
School Highlights
  • Lansing Community College serves 16,031 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Lansing Community College is the only community colleges within Ingham County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Baker College of Owosso (25.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 697 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Lansing Community College (MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 697 staff 94 staff
Lansing Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 16,031 has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,031 students 3,355 students
Lansing Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 35:1
Lansing Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 5,859 students 1,530 students
Lansing Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 10,172 students 1,825 students
Lansing Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Lansing Community College Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Lansing Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Lansing Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Lansing Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Lansing Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Lansing Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Lansing Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Lansing Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Lansing Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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. 0.49 0.50
Lansing Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Lansing Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,200 $31,100
Lansing Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82% 89%
Lansing Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $14,000 $13,600
Lansing Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2009-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,182 $6,000
Lansing Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • - A multiple-campus institution with satellite centers, with the main campus located on two blocks north of the historic State Capital Building, covering seven city blocks and new 262,000 square foot campus in Delta Township. College facilities includeLCC North in St. Johns, Livingston County Center in Howell, and Michigan House in Otsu, Japan.
  • - Established in 1957, LCC is the third largest community college in enrollment in the state of Michigan with courses and community events offered year-round, serving about 30,000 students annually and the entire Mid-Michigan community.
  • - Lansing Community College (LCC) offers over 200 degree and certificate programs (including one-year and less than one-year certificates) and nearly 2,500 different courses. 
  • - LCC offers two-year university transfer programs and one or two-year career programs and certificates that can be completed in eight weeks or longer depending on the curriculum.
  • - Students can also earn their bachelor's degree without leaving campus at the University Center, home to five university partners. 
  • - LCC began the state's first community college online degree program- with 3,400 students registering each semester in over 200 online courses.  
  • - Lansing Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and was named a Military Friendly School in 2012.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Owosso
    Private, non-profit
    2,512 students | 25.80 Mi1020 S. Washington Street
    Owosso MI  48867
  • 1,110 students | 27.20 MiE4946 Jackson Rd
    Ironwood MI  49938
  • Baker College of Jackson
    Private, non-profit
    1,937 students | 32.00 Mi2800 Springport Rd
    Jackson MI  49202
  • 5,487 students | 40.40 Mi2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson MI  49201
  • 370 students | 41.20 Mi6359 Miller Road
    Swartz Creek MI  48473
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,292 per year for in-state students and $7,087 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,848 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.