Lake Tahoe Community College

Lake Tahoe Community College

Lake Tahoe Community College, also known as LTCC, is a two-year, community college situated in South Lake Tahoe, California, United States. It was established in the year 1975. LTCC's campus spreads across an area of more than 180 acres. It includes labs, a black box theater, and a gymnasium. The college offers more than 35 different associate degrees and over 18 certificates in diverse areas of study. It also offers distance learning opportunities through online courses.

LTCC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. They are members of the NAIA and participate in various intercollegiate sports including men's and women's intercollegiate cross-country and women's intercollegiate volleyball. The campus is home to several registered student clubs.

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Contacting Lake Tahoe Community College

Lake Tahoe Community College
One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe , CA 96150
General Phone: (530) 541-4660

Lake Tahoe Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts103Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services, anthropology, sociology
Science15biological and physical sciences
Business and Management8business, business management, accounting, small business management, banking, international business, sales and marketing
Therapy and Counseling8psychology, substance abuse counseling
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice, fire-fighting
Family and Social Work4child development
Education and Teaching2health teaching, education courses
Medical Support and Technology1dental assistant, medical assistant
Drama and Performing Arts1dance, drama
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial photography, photography
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0EMT paramedic, nursing assistant, home health aide
Hospitality0hospitality management
Computer Science and Engineering0web design, computer graphics
Art Studies0visual and performing arts, art studies
Cooking and Culinary Arts0culinary arts
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Office and Administration0data entry, administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Lake Tahoe Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years025
Associate's degree14434
Award of less than 1 academic year107
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Lake Tahoe Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lake Tahoe Community College had a total enrollment of 2,576 students (1,239 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 1%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 15%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 16%
65+ 3%

Lake Tahoe Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 36 %

Lake Tahoe Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of South Lake Tahoe, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lake Tahoe Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 594
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,444
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
Lake Tahoe Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1290700)

Lake Tahoe Community College Faculty

Lake Tahoe Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track64
Non-tenured and not on tenure track12

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year21$70,57720$70,235
All faculty totalacademic year21$70,57720$70,235

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lake Tahoe Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, Other
Health Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Lake Tahoe Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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