Lakeland Community College was the first college in Ohio founded by a vote of the people in 1967. Located in Kirtland, Ohio, Lakeland has three locations as well as online courses—all striving to provide quality learning opportunities to meet the community’s social and economic needs. Over 12,000 full-time and part-time students attend Lakeland annually, and the average student age is 27. Offering 1032 credit course, 55 degrees, and 95 certificates, Lakeland’s provides transfer modules that provide transferrable credits to colleges and universities all over the country.
Areas of Study:
- Arts and Humanities
- Engineering Technologies
- Mathematics, Natural & Social Science
- Science and Health Technologies
Lakeland Community College offers special programs to help you succeed your first year, consisting of the Ladder program. Other student services include tutoring, child care, career services, dental clinic, access to the athletic/fitness center, and a variety of clubs and organizations, as well as counseling to help you make realistic educational and occupational decisions.
For Tuition information and upcoming tuition schedules or enroll in a tuition payment plan, visit the Tuition & Fees page to learn more about the programs offered at LCC and upcoming events at the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,300-$3,900
- Out-of-State: $9,200-$11,010
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $310-$370 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||79%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||70%||$3,697|
|Receiving Student Loans||40%||$4,754|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Lakeland Community College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Lakeland compared to community colleges in Ohio, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1972)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1984)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Ohio
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1992)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Lakeland Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Lakeland Community College.
- Cuyahoga Community College District in Cleveland, OH (19 miles away)
- Kent State University at Ashtabula in Ashtabula, OH (33 miles away)
- Kent State University at Trumbull in Warren, OH (37 miles away)
- Lorain County Community College in Elyria, OH (40 miles away)
- University of Akron Wayne College in Orrville, OH (58 miles away)