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Located in Longview, Washington, Lower Columbia College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

120 Undergraduate Degrees

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Lower Columbia 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 LCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Lower Columbia College?


Contact details for LCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 Maple Street, Longview, WA 98632
Phone: 360-442-2311

How Do I Get Into LCC?

You can apply to LCC online at:

Lower Columbia 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 Lower Columbia College?

14% 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 LCC, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $5,127 a year. That adds up to $20,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LCC 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.

Lower Columbia College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,329 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,325 undergraduate students at LCC, with 1,329 being full-time and 996 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,329 full-time undergraduates at LCC, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lower Columbia College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 127
White 1,014
International Students 17
Other Races/Ethnicities 134

Over 7 countries are represented at LCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Australia, and Finland.

Online Learning at Lower Columbia College

1,818 Took All Classes Online
2,219 Took At Least One Class Online
52.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,219 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of LCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lower Columbia College was 52.4%. This is the #398 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at LCC regardless of major.

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%.

Lower Columbia College Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 111 111
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 9 0 9
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 111 120


*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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