Lenoir Community College

School Highlights
  • Lenoir Community College serves 2,959 students (43% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Lenoir Community College is the only community colleges within Lenoir County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Lenoir Community College is Pitt Community College (23.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Lenoir Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 327 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lenoir Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty327 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Lenoir Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Lenoir Community College diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,959 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:119:1
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# Full-Time Students1,287 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students1,672 students1,361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
6%
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% Black
33%
21%
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% White
56%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.570.56
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College Completion Rate
13%
16%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,500$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,279 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,039 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,279$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,039$9,514
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2007)$2,625$6,000
Median Debt for Dropouts$2,625$4,000
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Lenoir Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NC by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, VolleyballBaseball, 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 Clu
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.