School Highlights

Lansing Community College serves 10,306 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 10,306 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Lansing Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,100 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
Lansing Community College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,100 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lansing Community College has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Lansing Community College diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,306 students
2,703 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,521 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,785 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
761 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,521 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,785 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
178 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
5%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
75%
71%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.43
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
9.71%
3.11%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,200
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
69%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,396
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,920
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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 include LCC 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Lansing Community College offer?

Lansing Community College offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Lansing Community College's ranking?

Lansing Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 10,306 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,928 per year for in-state students and $6,848 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Schoolcraft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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