Lamar Community College: Review & Facts

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Lamar Community College is a small two-year, public school with 920 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1937 and is the only college located in Lamar, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
At Lamar Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Lamar Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Cosmetology, Agriculture, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
47%
The rate of student retention at Lamar Community College is very low at 47% (way below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Lamar Community College is low: 42%. Around 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lamar Community College is pretty good, 13:1. Read more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,800
Average tuition costs are low, $5,400 per year. The additional fees at Lamar Community College beyond tuition are nearly $400; this comes to a total of $5,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Lamar Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Lamar Community College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Lamar Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (719) 336-2248 or check Lamar Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,700
Lamar Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lamar Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Lamar Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low, approximately $1,700 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Lamar Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lamar Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lamar Community College, 2401 S Main St, Lamar, Colorado 81052-3999, USA
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