231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
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School Highlights

Lenoir Community College serves 2,361 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,361 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,279
  • Out-state tuition: $8,039
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Lenoir Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 333 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lenoir Community College
(NC) 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
333 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lenoir Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Lenoir Community College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,361 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
718 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,643 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
178 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
718 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,643 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
10%
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% Black
22%
18%
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% White
61%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.73%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,500
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,279 is less than the state average of $2,531. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,039 is less than the state average of $8,245. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,279
$2,531
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,039
$8,245
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2007)
$2,625
$6,000
Median Debt for Dropouts
$2,625
$3,668
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Automotive Customizing Club, Biomechanics Club, Computering Engineering Club, Cooks and Connoisserus, Criminal Justice Club, Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology Club, Horticulture Club, Human Service Club, Lamplighters Club, Medical Assisting Club, Night Owls Club, Nightingales Club, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, Radiant Beams Club, Science Club, Student Government Association, Surgical Technology Club, Welding Club
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Lenoir Community College (LCC) chartered April 3, 1958,  is part of the North Carolina Community College System.  Primarily serving Lenoir, Greene, and Jones counties, LCC is located in Kinston, North Carolina, at the intersection of US 70 and NC 58. The College offers both degree and non-degree programs and serves approximately 4,300 curriculum students and 14,000 continuing education students annually ranking 15th in enrollment among the 58 community colleges in the state. Lenoir Community College provides excellent educational opportunities delivered by well-qualified, professional faculty using state-of-the-art equipment through traditional and distance learning options. LCC’s student-oriented support staff is committed to providing high quality support services to assist students in achieving their educational goals. The College offers 45 associate degree programs, 33 diploma programs, and 86 certificate/skills certificate programs. Lenoir Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Colleges.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lenoir Community College cost?

Lenoir Community College's tuition is approximately $2,279 for In-State students and $8,039 for Out-State students.

What sports does Lenoir Community College offer?

Lenoir Community College offers 3 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball and Volleyball.

What is Lenoir Community College's ranking?

Lenoir Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,361 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,279
  • Out-state tuition: $8,039
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,531 per year for in-state students and $8,245 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,763 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Durham Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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