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Lorain County Community College Overview

Located in Elyria, Ohio, Lorain County Community College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Elyria makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Lorain County Community College Known For?

2,283 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at LCCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Lorain County Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

LCCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#74 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#155 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#440 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular General Philosophy & Religious Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Education Philosophy Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Computer Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Entrepreneurial Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#99 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#124 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lorain County Community College?

Location of Lorain County Community College

Contact details for LCCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1005 North Abbe Rd, Elyria, OH 44035-1691
Phone: 440-365-5222
Website: https://www.lorainccc.edu

How Do I Get Into LCCC?

You can apply to LCCC online at: https://www.lorainccc.edu/admissions-and-enrollment/apply-to-lccc/

Lorain County Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Lorain County Community College?

12% Take Out Loans
14.5% Loan Default Rate

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 LCCC, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $3,897 a year. That adds up to $15,588 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LCCC is 14.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Lorain County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,742 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,206 undergraduate students at LCCC, with 2,742 being full-time and 7,464 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,742 full-time undergraduates at LCCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LCCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lorain County Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LCCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 37
Black or African American 228
Hispanic or Latino 381
White 1,881
International Students 39
Other Races/Ethnicities 176

Over 34 countries are represented at LCCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and India.

Online Learning at Lorain County Community College

1,565 Took All Classes Online
4,548 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,548 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 9th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of LCCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lorain County Community College was -2.3%. This is the #2,348 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LCCC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 6%
Business Administration & Management 23%
Business, Management & Marketing 23%
Computer Engineering Technology 13%
Education 22%
Education Philosophy 90%
Entrepreneurial Studies 50%
Health Professions 11%
Hospitality Management 33%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 5%
Liberal Arts General Studies 5%
Real Estate 77%

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%.

Lorain County 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 0 829 1 830
Business Administration & Management 157 133 59 349
Nursing 0 200 0 200
Accounting 29 49 0 78
Criminal Justice & Corrections 16 43 14 73
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 38 0 32 70
Allied Health Professions 11 40 17 68
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 46 15 61
Computer Engineering Technology 4 46 5 55
Human Resource Management 0 24 22 46
Robotics Engineering 21 5 8 34
Real Estate 29 2 0 31
Precision Metal Working 18 5 4 27
Computer Software & Applications 2 24 0 26
Computer Systems Networking 8 16 0 24
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 14 9 0 23
Industrial Production Technology 1 21 0 22
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 11 9 20
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 12 8 20
Health & Medical Administrative Services 18 0 0 18
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 6 0 11 17
Culinary Arts 1 11 3 15
Dental Support Services 0 14 0 14
Agricultural Production 4 4 4 12
Hospitality Management 0 12 0 12
Social Work 0 11 0 11
Education Philosophy 0 0 10 10
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 4 0 10
Health Sciences & Services 9 0 0 9
Health & Physical Education 1 8 0 9
Interdisciplinary Studies 8 0 0 8
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 7 7
Information Technology 6 0 0 6
Mental & Social Health Services 6 0 0 6
Public Administration 0 3 3 6
Arts & Media Management 0 0 6 6
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 2 0 5
Graphic Communications 0 0 5 5
Computer Information Systems 5 0 0 5
General English Literature 0 0 5 5
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1 0 3 4
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 4 4
Building Management & Inspection 0 2 1 3
Educational Administration 3 0 0 3
Construction Engineering Technology 3 0 0 3
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 2 0 2
Environmental Control Technology 0 1 1 2
Quality Control Technology 2 0 0 2
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 2 0 2
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 1 1
Journalism 0 0 1 1
Industrial Engineering 0 1 0 1
Ethnic Studies 0 0 1 1
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 1 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 430 1,592 261 2,283

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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