Lower Columbia College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1600 Maple Street

Box 3010

Longview, WA 98632-0310

(360) 442-2311

(866) 900-2311

Fax: (360) 442-2379



Contact: Lynn Lawrence

Registrar
Main Address

PO Box 3010

Longview, WA 98632

(360) 442-2000

www.lowercolumbia.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,245

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 258

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,574

Setting

Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $14

Online application fee: $14

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing program and medical assistant program.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Contemporary musicianship and audio production A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Office Clerical Services A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Entry Applications A
Data Processing Technology A,C
Word Processing C

Education

Elementary Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A
Nursing Assistance A,C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A
Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics A
Heavy Equipment Maintenance A
Industrial Electronics A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lower Columbia College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(360) 442-2311
Website:lowercolumbia.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.public.ctc.edu/ApplicantWebClient/Applicant/ApplWelcome.aspx
Address:1600 Maple Street, Longview, WA 98632-0310
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,787
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,684 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,131
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,665
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,754

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lower Columbia College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lower Columbia College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services144
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services41
Education33
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields62
Health Professions and Related Programs144
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians32
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production52
Grand total5225

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lower Columbia College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lower Columbia College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,131
Out-of-state$4,665
Books and supplies$906

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid15373%
Grant or scholarship aid12459%$5,754
Student loan aid2914%$5,392

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,34945%$5,524
Federal student loans58020%$6,015

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lower Columbia College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lower Columbia College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lower Columbia College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,787
Undergraduate enrollment2,787
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lower Columbia College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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