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Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, IL

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Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) offers students a vibrant environment dedicated to academic freedom, equality of opportunity and human dignity. The diverse student ethnicity and personalized attention that the college boasts is the result of planning approach to promote inclusion and mutual respect.

Founded in 1970 with a first batch of 450 students, L&C currently serves a student body of over 26,000 members enrolling annually. The Godfrey, Illinois, campus offers more than 40 certificate and associate degree options with several transfer options for students seeking higher education. In addition, there are two other campus locations - in Alton and Edwardsville. L&C has experienced tremendous growth over the past two decades, with an unbroken string of 17 enrollment growth years.

L&C offers tuition starting at $7,812 per year, exclusive of other costs. The heritage campus is well-known and has buildings placed strategically close to each other to save students commuting time between classes. Class sizes are small, which allows personalized attention from highly qualified instructors. The college also offers several other learning opportunities such as online learning, adult basic education, high school partnerships, transfer programs, workforce training solutions and more.

Extracurricular activity opportunities abound with the several student clubs and organizations. Athletic events, cultural activities and music performances on and off campus round out the education experience of students enrolling at the college. Though more expensive than similar community colleges in the state, L&C provides a well-rounded curriculum in a semi-rural setting that brings students closer to each other as well as the communities that they are a part of.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $2,600-$3,100
    • Out-of-State: $10,000-$12,440
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $130-$150 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $450-$540 per 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$4,588
Receiving Student Loans33%$3,273
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Lewis and Clark Community College may offer services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

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 Illinois, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Lewis and Clark Community CollegeMadison CountyIllinois
Graduation Rate13.4%-23.9%
Transfer-out Rate29.8%-26.6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1972)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1995)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2000)
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Programs Offered

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 Lewis and Clark 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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