Lakes Region Community College

Lakes Region Community College

Lakes Region Community College, LRCC, was established in 1967. Originally known as NHCTC-Laconia College, LRCC is now a part of the Community College System of New Hampshire. The campus is situated in Laconia, New Hampshire.

LRCC offers a number of associate's degrees and certificate courses. Programs are available in accounting, business management, early childhood education, electrical power and control technologies, nursing, and restaurant management.

LRCC supports various on-campus student clubs and organizations including the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society, and Student Senate. Deserving candidates are provided with financial assistance in the form of Federal Pell grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, work-study programs, and state incentive grants.

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Lakes Region Community College
379 Belmont Road
Laconia , NH 03246

Lakes Region Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement63fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Mechanics and Repair36electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics, marine mechanic
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20registered nursing
Business and Management16business, accounting
Education and Teaching12education, early childhood education, technical teaching
Liberal Arts11liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Media9desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects, printing equipment operation, platemaker/imager, printing press operation
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science, systems analyst, computer networking
Office and Administration3administrative assistant, office data entry
Medical Administration0health unit coordinator, medical transcription, medical office assistant
Hospitality0hospitality management, restaurant and food services management
Fine Arts0fine arts
Family and Social Work0human services
Cooking and Culinary Arts0pastry, chef training, institutional food workers
Engineering Technician0energy systems tech, software tech
Construction Trades0electrician
Design0graphic design

Number of programs and degrees for Lakes Region Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1227
Associate's degree16523
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years03

Lakes Region Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lakes Region Community College had a total enrollment of 1,098 students (768 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 0%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 35%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 31%
20-21 17%
22-24 9%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire92%

Lakes Region Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 55 %

Lakes Region Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Laconia, New Hampshire for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Hampshire Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lakes Region Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,816
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,016
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Lakes Region Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 755500)

Lakes Region Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$57,4761*

*: 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
Professoracademic year10$53,31713$52,678
Associate professoracademic year4$44,6142*
Assistant professoracademic year1*0*
Instructoracademic year4$39,3300*
All faculty totalacademic year19$47,86615$51,467

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

Lakes Region Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Institutional Food Workers

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Restaurant/Food Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Printing Press Operator

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist


Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Lakes Region Community College Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets Lakes Region Community College Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Number of degree programs
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% of degrees in media
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Number of students
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 13%Lakes Region Community College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in hospitality
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Top 17%Lakes Region Community College % of degrees in hospitality
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 18%Lakes Region Community College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Lakes Region Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Lakes Region Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Lakes Region Community College % students 40 years or older
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Lakes Region Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Lakes Region Community College Male % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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