Lewis And Clark Community College

Lewis And Clark Community College

Lewis and Clark community college is a two-year community college located in Godfrey, Illinois. The college enrolls more than 13,000 credit students annually. Established in 1970, L&C held its first classes on the grounds of Monticello College, a small, private liberal arts college for women founded in 1838.

Lewis and Clark College offers a full range of degree and certificate programs to help students achieve their academic and career goals. It allows its students to transfer to a four-year institution. They may choose to earn a degree in one of the various occupational or career programs, such as nursing and occupational therapy.

The L&C sports teams are nicknamed the Trailblazers. They participate in both the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference and the Mid West Athletic Conference (MWAC).

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Contacting Lewis and Clark Community College

Lewis and Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey , IL 62035
General Phone: (618) 468-3411

Lewis and Clark Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Science270biological and physical sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine259EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Office and Administration212administrative assistant, office data entry, general office occupations
Production Trades113machinist, welding
Liberal Arts98liberal arts and sciences, general studies, library assistant
Security and Law Enforcement93criminal justice and police, fire services administration, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering74computer applications programming, web design, computer graphics, computer networking, system administration
Business and Management65business management, accounting, accounting technology, banking, human resources, sales
Mechanics and Repair61computer repair, automobile mechanics
Construction Trades43electrician
Medical Support and Technology42dental assistant, dental hygienist
Engineering Technician31manufacturing tech, petroleum tech, CAD and design
Law25legal secretary, legal assistant
Media21radio and television, desktop publishing and imaging
Family and Social Work20child care provider
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19exercise science, occupational therapist assistant
Medical Administration15medical transcription, medical office assistant, medical billing
Therapy and Counseling14massage therapy
Design7graphic design
Fine Arts3fine arts
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew

Number of programs and degrees for Lewis and Clark Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years20518
Associate's degree63629
Award of less than 1 academic year65021

Lewis and Clark Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lewis and Clark Community College had a total enrollment of 7,875 students (4,570 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 29%
18-19 20%
20-21 12%
22-24 10%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Lewis and Clark Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 33 %

Lewis and Clark Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lewis and Clark Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,776
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,904
Books and supplies $ 980

Financial Aid:
Lewis and Clark Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1002000)

Lewis and Clark Community College Faculty

Lewis and Clark Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1014

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$75,37111$78,627
Associate professoracademic year12$60,89419$62,842
Assistant professoracademic year19$54,57314$52,498
Instructoracademic year4$49,5479$46,068
All faculty totalacademic year48$61,36753$60,537

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

Lewis and Clark Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports294170

Lewis and Clark Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Graphic Design

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Petroleum Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Occupational Therapist Assistant

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

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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Lewis and Clark Community College Highlights

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What Sets Lewis and Clark Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in office and administration
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 18%Lewis and Clark Community College % of degrees in medical administration

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 On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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