Lamar Community College is a two year community college that was established in 1937. The college is committed to providing its students with transfer programs that allow them to attend four-year institutes of higher learning. It also offers courses that meet the needs of students in all fields. Developmental courses are offered to help with basic academic skills. The college offers an environment that breeds successful learners.
The school is located in southeastern Colorado. The college aims to serve the needs of Kiowa, Prowers, and Cheyenne Counties. It offers unique programs that make it an excellent setting for one’s educational experience. Tuition is affordable at $183 per credit for Colorado residents. Non-resident tuition is $223 per credit.
Many graduates have gone onto success in their respective fields. The college’s alumni include business people, an Academy Award nominee, and professional athletes. Lamar Community College is dedicated to helping students maximize their potential and succeed in our ever-changing world.
The college offers many options when it comes to Associate degree programs. Programs are offered in business, French, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Spanish. Associate Science degrees are offered in Mathematics, Psychology, and Soil and Crop Sciences.
Lamar Community College offers a strong athletic program. The college employs a dedicated team and has recently constructed new athletic facilities. Collegian sports programs are offered in baseball, basketball, golf, rodeo, soccer, softball, and volleyball. The school’s facilities include an outstanding Wellness Center and a top notch athletic complex. Student athletes have access to health facilities and a first-class fitness center.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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: $3,100-$3,800
- Out-of-State: $5,400-$6,422
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $130-$160 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $220-$270 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||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$6,764|
|Receiving Student Loans||49%||$4,793|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Lamar Community College may provide services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Colorado, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Lamar Community College||Prowers County||Colorado|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- 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 2011)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Colorado
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 Lamar 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
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Lamar Community College.
- Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, NE (210 miles away)
- University of New Mexico - Los Alamos Campus in Los Alamos, NM (254 miles away)