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Linn-Benton Community College Overview

Linn-Benton Community College is a public institution situated in Albany, Oregon. The location of LBCC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Linn-Benton Community College Known For?

861 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at LBCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 29% of the faculty were full-time.

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Linn-Benton Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LBCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Human Sciences Business Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Environmental Control Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Linn-Benton Community College?

Location of Linn-Benton Community College

Contact details for LBCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6500 Pacific Blvd Sw, Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-917-4999
Website: https://www.linnbenton.edu

How Do I Get Into LBCC?

You can apply to LBCC online at: https://linnbenton.edu/apply/

Linn-Benton Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Linn-Benton Community College?

56% Take Out Loans
15.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LBCC, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $4,803 a year. That adds up to $19,212 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LBCC is 15.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Linn-Benton Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,579 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,533 undergraduate students at LBCC, with 2,579 being full-time and 2,954 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  LBCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,579 full-time undergraduates at LBCC, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LBCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Linn-Benton Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LBCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 53
Black or African American 33
Hispanic or Latino 301
White 1,768
International Students 86
Other Races/Ethnicities 338

Over 27 countries are represented at LBCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

Online Learning at Linn-Benton Community College

178 Took All Classes Online
858 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 858 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at LBCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 24th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of LBCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Linn-Benton Community College was -1.8%. This is the #2,321 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LBCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LBCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 10%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LBCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LBCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #25
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #56
Allied Health Professions #103
Business Support & Assistant Services #156
Communication & Journalism #157
Accounting #306
Health & Medical Administrative Services #361

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Linn-Benton Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 241 0 241
Precision Metal Working 11 40 40 91
Allied Health Professions 26 26 0 52
Nursing 0 52 0 52
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 11 40 0 51
Business Administration & Management 0 44 0 44
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 28 0 0 28
Computer Information Systems 0 27 0 27
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 24 24
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 22 2 24
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 10 6 22
Dental Support Services 0 0 18 18
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 16 0 16
Social Work 0 16 0 16
General Psychology 0 13 0 13
Environmental Control Technology 0 12 0 12
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Culinary Arts 0 10 0 10
General Engineering 0 9 0 9
Agricultural Production 0 7 1 8
Quality Control Technology 0 8 0 8
Accounting 0 5 2 7
Horticulture 1 5 0 6
Graphic Communications 0 0 6 6
Design & Applied Arts 0 6 0 6
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 5 0 5
Public Health 0 5 0 5
Anthropology 0 5 0 5
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 4 0 4
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 3 1 4
History 0 4 0 4
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 3 3
Physics 0 3 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 0 3 0 3
Animal Science 0 2 0 2
Journalism 0 2 0 2
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 2 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 2
Writing Studies 0 2 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 2
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 1 1 2
Food Science Technology 0 1 0 1
General Biology 0 1 0 1
Other Communication Technology 0 1 0 1
Human Sciences Business Services 0 1 0 1
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 1 0 1
Mechanics & Repairers 0 0 1 1
Biological & Physical Science 0 1 0 1
Chemistry 0 1 0 1
Economics 0 1 0 1
Music 0 1 0 1
General Agriculture 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 83 671 107 861

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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