• Lassen is a public institution, open to all high school graduates, or non-graduates. The current enrollment is approximately 2,000 on the Susanville campus. Of those, about 700 are full-time students. We have Outreach Centers offering classes in Westwood, Herlong, Big Valley and Modoc, Mono, and Sierra Counties. Our total district enrollment is over 3,000 students.

School Highlights

Lassen Community College serves 1,821 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,821 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,127
  • Out-state tuition: $5,903
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 51%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Lassen Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 153 teachers has grown by 173% over five years.
Lassen Community College
(CA) 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
153 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lassen Community College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Lassen Community College diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,821 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
475 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,346 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
129 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
475 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,346 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
108 students
140 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
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% Asian
4%
14%
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% Hispanic
23%
45%
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% Black
11%
5%
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% White
49%
26%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.69
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.11%
4.57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,500
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,127 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,903 is less than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,127
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,903
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
90%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)
$9,150
$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,859
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • The main campus of Lassen Community College is in Susanville, California. Susanville, California is the county seat for Lassen County, is located in the northeast corner of California. The Susanville campus is built on 165 acres and encompasses 18 buildings. Lassen is a terrific place to explore career possibilities, prepare for future technological changes, or concentrate on the first two years of an advanced degree program. Our Career and Technical Education programs are constantly changing to provide the most current training possible. Many of the programs use a hands-on concept that complements the classroom learning. Our academic programs are geared to prepare students for their transfer to a four-year institution or to complete a well-rounded preparation for the world of work. We offer assistance through Extended Opportunities Program and Services (EOP&S), Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE), CalWorks, Workability III Program, Learning Disabilities Program, our Learning Center with a tutoring service is free to Lassen Community College students and a computer lab for student use.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lassen Community College cost?

Lassen Community College's tuition is approximately $1,127 for In-State students and $5,903 for Out-State students.

What is Lassen Community College's ranking?

Lassen Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,821 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,127
  • Out-state tuition: $5,903
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 51%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,246 per year for in-state students and $6,603 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,540 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in California is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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