Lassen Community College

Tel: (530)257-6181
2,557 students
Public institution
  • 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 2,557 students (23% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Lassen Community College is the only community colleges within Lassen County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Feather River Community College District (47.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Lassen Community College (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 56 staff 78 staff
Lassen Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,557 has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,557 students 2,419 students
Lassen Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1 44:1
Lassen Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 592 students 1,297 students
Lassen Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 1,965 students 5,258 students
Lassen Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Lassen Community College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
116 144
% American Indian/Alaskan
Lassen Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Lassen Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Lassen Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Lassen Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Lassen Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Lassen Community College More (2010-2015)
% Non Resident races
Lassen Community College Non Resident (2014-2015)
% Unknown races
Lassen Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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. 0.66 0.73
Lassen Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,127 is less than the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,903 is less than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,127 $1,220
Lassen Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,903 $6,184
Lassen Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 81%
Lassen Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) 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.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,796 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Stanbridge College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.