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Lansing Community College Data & Information Overview

530 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
12% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Lansing Community College Ranked?

#915 Best Colleges in Nation
#25 Best Colleges in MI
Electrician Highest Ranked Major
Value Badge

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Lansing Community College was awarded 530 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is electrician.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked LCC as #915 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when LCC held the #1,528 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 57 colleges in Michigan, LCC is ranked at #25.

See all of the rankings for Lansing Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into LCC?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Lansing Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Lansing Community College admissions.

Lansing Community College Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
17% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at LCC it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lansing Community College is 17%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  17 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lansing Community College

61% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Lansing Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Lansing Community College.

Lansing Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,521 Full-Time Undergraduates
26.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
54.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,306 undergraduates at LCC with 3,521 being full-time and 6,785 being part-time.

How Much Does Lansing Community College Cost?

$5,212 Net Price
23% Take Out Loans
$15,692 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of LCC is $5,212. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for LCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,929 $6,081 $5,733 $9,705 $10,017

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of LCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At LCC, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $3,923 a year. That adds up to $15,692 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LCC is 11.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Get more details about paying for Lansing Community College.

How Much Money Do LCC Graduates Make?

$38,231 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from LCC make around $38,231 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Lansing Community College make the most money.

Location of Lansing Community College

Michigan State
3,521 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Lansing Community College is a public institution situated in Lansing, Michigan. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for LCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 610 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-483-1957

Lansing Community College Majors

79 Majors With Completions
1,198 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Lansing Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at LCC

93% Take At Least One Class Online
85% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 9,534 students took at least one online class at Lansing Community College. This is an increase from the 4,910 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 9,534 8,774
2018-2019 4,910 2,090
2017-2018 4,982 2,099
2016-2017 5,290 2,207
2015-2016 5,310 2,216

Learn more about online learning at Lansing Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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