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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?

2,734 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Education Philosophy Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Education Philosophy Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Computer Engineering Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Computer Software Applications Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Information Technology Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards LCCC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Other Computer Engineering Technologies Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#4 Best Web & Multimedia Design Schools College Factual
#19 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools College Factual
#22 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#40 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#163 Best Computer Science Schools Computer Science Degree

Where Is Lorain County Community College?

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Contact details for LCCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1005 North Abbe Rd, Elyria, OH 44035-1691
Phone: 440-365-5222

How Do I Get Into LCCC?

You can apply to LCCC online at: https://apply.lorainccc.edu/

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?

9% Take Out Loans
14.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At LCCC, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $3,856 a year. That adds up to $15,424 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LCCC is 14.8%. 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

2,476 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,138 undergraduate students at LCCC, with 2,476 being full-time and 7,662 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 2,476 full-time undergraduates at LCCC, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 30
Black or African American 203
Hispanic or Latino 319
White 1,717
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 181

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

6,193 Took All Classes Online
9,365 Took At Least One Class Online
67.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 9,365 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 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of LCCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lorain County Community College was 67.2%. This is the #518 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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
Business Administration & Management 11%
Business, Management & Marketing 20%
Computer & Information Sciences 62%
Computer Software & Applications 66%
Education 23%
Education Philosophy 17%
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 75%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 69%
Health Professions 15%
Hospitality Management 52%
Information Technology 81%
Philosophy & Religious Studies 75%
Real Estate 76%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Philosophy & Religious Studies #1
Education Philosophy #4
Computer Engineering Technology #6
Real Estate #18
Philosophy & Religious Studies #29
Allied Health Professions #30
Hospitality Management #31
Computer Software & Applications #44
Entrepreneurial Studies #62
Engineering Technologies #67
Information Technology #91
Accounting #164
Computer & Information Sciences #245
Education #282
Health Professions #364
Business Administration & Management #382

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 0 937 0 937
Business Administration & Management 220 115 58 393
Nursing 0 192 0 192
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 144 0 19 163
Real Estate 125 3 0 128
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 42 39 81
Computer Software & Applications 46 31 0 77
Accounting 37 28 0 65
Precision Metal Working 51 3 6 60
Health & Medical Administrative Services 59 0 0 59
Allied Health Professions 8 34 12 54
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 31 18 49
Human Resource Management 0 27 20 47
Computer Engineering Technology 4 16 24 44
Robotics Engineering 22 9 11 42
Industrial Production Technology 9 21 3 33
Information Technology 26 5 0 31
Computer Information Systems 27 0 0 27
Hospitality Management 9 14 2 25
Computer Systems Networking 10 14 0 24
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 7 0 17
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 6 10 16
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 0 12 16
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8 7 0 15
Dental Support Services 0 15 0 15
Education Philosophy 0 0 12 12
Culinary Arts 0 5 6 11
Public Administration 0 6 5 11
Health & Physical Education 1 8 0 9
Building Management & Inspection 0 4 4 8
Construction Engineering Technology 7 1 0 8
Mechanical Engineering Technology 7 0 1 8
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 5 1 6
Mental & Social Health Services 5 0 0 5
Social Work 0 5 0 5
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 0 0 4
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 4 4
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 0 0 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 3 0 0 3
Quality Control Technology 3 0 0 3
Ethnic Studies 0 0 3 3
Health Sciences & Services 3 0 0 3
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 3 3
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 2 2
Computer Programming 0 1 1 2
Energy Systems Technologies 0 1 1 2
Fire Protection 0 2 0 2
Arts & Media Management 0 0 2 2
Agricultural Production 1 0 0 1
Graphic Communications 0 0 1 1
Educational Administration 1 0 0 1
General English Literature 0 0 1 1
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 1 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 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
Physical Science Technicians 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 857 1,595 282 2,734

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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