Linn Benton Community College

Linn Benton Community College

Linn-Benton Community College is a two-year junior college located in Linn County, Oregon. It was founded in 1966 with the purpose of supporting the residents of Linn and Benton counties. The campus is spread across an area of more than 100 acres.

LBCC is home to several student clubs and organizations, including the Horticulture Club, the Drama Club, the Native American Student Union and the Pacific Islanders Club. LBCC's athletic teams participate in a variety of sports like baseball, basketball and volleyball. Its mascot is the Roadrunner.

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Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany , OR 97321
General Phone: (541) 917-4999

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Linn-Benton Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts201foreign language and literature, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, social services
Medical Support and Technology110dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, radiographer, clinical and medical lab science
Mechanics and Repair57HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Office and Administration54office management, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Education and Teaching42elementary school teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching, teacher aide
Nursing and Emergency Medicine41EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Medical Administration32medical transcription, medical secretary
Engineering Technician29civil engineering tech, water quality and recycling tech, metallurgical tech, industrial tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Production Trades27machinist, welding
Security and Law Enforcement17corrections, criminal justice and safety
Agricultural Science and Management14agriculture, agricultural management
Media12journalism, desktop publishing and imaging, communications tech courses
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, computer applications programming
Business and Management9accounting technology
Law7legal secretary
Cooking and Culinary Arts7chef training, culinary arts services
Animal Science and Care4equine science, animal science
Science3biology, biological and physical sciences
Landscaping and Horticulture3applied horticulture
Family and Social Work1family and consumer science
Design1design and visual communication
Art Studies1art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Linn-Benton Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years13523
Associate's degree47646
Award of less than 1 academic year8110

Linn-Benton Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Linn-Benton Community College had a total enrollment of 5,290 students (4,077 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 21%
22-24 15%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown3%

Linn-Benton Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 35 %

Linn-Benton Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Linn-Benton Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,772
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,014
Books and supplies $ 1,260

Financial Aid:
Linn-Benton Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 693800)

Linn-Benton Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track7393

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year73$60,58893$59,201
All faculty totalacademic year73$60,58893$59,201

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

Linn-Benton Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01111

Linn-Benton Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Metallurgical Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician

Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Linn-Benton Community College Apart:

Number of degree programs
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Top 9%Linn-Benton Community College Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 14%Linn-Benton Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of students
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Top 14%Linn-Benton Community College Number of students
% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 15%Linn-Benton Community College % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 16%Linn-Benton Community College % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in media
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Top 16%Linn-Benton Community College % of degrees in media
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Top 16%Linn-Benton Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Male % of student body
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Top 18%Linn-Benton Community College Male % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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