Lorain County Community College

Lorain County Community College

Lorain County Community College is a community college located in the city of Elyria in Lorain County, Ohio. It specializes in workforce development and initiating business relationships. LCCC is Ohio's top-ranked community college. The college offers more than 30 credit programs to its students.

LCCC is the only community college in the state that offers a University Partnership program. The University Partnership allows its students to earn bachelors and masters degrees from any of several Ohio universities without leaving the LCCC campus. It is also the first college in the state to build an Advanced Technologies Center for business and industry, and the only college in the state licensed to offer popular leadership-development programs from the Tom Peters Alliance.

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Lorain County Community College
1005 North Abbe Rd
Elyria , OH 44035-1691
General Phone: (440) 366-5222

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Lorain County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts402liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine257registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management123business, business management, accounting, entrepreneurship, banking, human resources
Medical Support and Technology84dental hygienist, medical assistant, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, medical lab tech
Security and Law Enforcement55corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Engineering Technician40engineering technology, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, quality control tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech, computer engineering tech, drafting ...
Computer Science and Engineering39computer and info science, information technology, computer programming, web design, computer networking
Engineering31electrical engineering, industrial engineering
Therapy and Counseling16physical therapist assistant
Office and Administration16administrative assistant, general office occupations
Family and Social Work14public administration, social work
Education and Teaching6teacher ed, early childhood education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Medical Administration3medical secretary
Hospitality2tourism and travel
Production Trades1welding
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology, electrolysis tech

Number of programs and degrees for Lorain County Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree97643
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11818

Lorain County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lorain County Community College had a total enrollment of 10,769 students (7,191 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 8%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 21%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Lorain County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 40 %

Lorain County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lorain County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,890
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,837
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Lorain County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 306800)

Lorain County Community College Faculty

Lorain County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
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
Professoracademic year17$81,70315$80,232
Associate professoracademic year12$67,48821$66,374
Assistant professoracademic year19$56,75223$53,318
Instructoracademic year8$50,61515$44,858
All faculty totalacademic year56$65,75074$60,764

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

Lorain County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Electrolysis/Electrology and Electrolysis Technician

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

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

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Lorain County Community College Highlights

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What Sets Lorain County Community College Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 18%Lorain County Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Career counseling
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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

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