About Lorain County Community College

The Lorain County Community College experience introduces students to a campus environment and encourages personal exploration, growth and discovery of new interests. LCCC offers a unique and rewarding experience because of its courses, educational partnerships, professors, students, facilities and setting.

LCCC offers an array of programs and services and has the following distinctions:

  • The only community college in the state that offers a University Partnership. The partnership enables people to earn bachelor's and master's degrees from any of 12 Ohio universities without leaving the LCCC campus.
  • Recognized by the Brookings Institute as the highest value-added college in Ohio based on earnings for graduates.
  • Recognized by the U.S. Department of Education with the lowest net price of any Ohio college; 38th nationally.  
  • Recognized as Achieving the Dream Leader College.
  • Led the state in three year success rates, second year in a row (degree, transfer and persistence).   
  • Named as one of the top 120 community colleges in the United States – and the only one in Ohio – by the Aspen Institute. The organization focused on completion, including retention, graduation rates, improvement of completion performance over time and an institutional record for completion outcomes of disadvantaged students. 
  • The first college in the state to build an advanced technologies center for business and industry.
  • Students and community members can utilize the LCCC Fab Lab, which is aligned with MIT.
  • The largest provider of e-learning programs in northern Ohio.
  • The first college in the state to offer podcast lectures on iTunesU.
  • Is committed to implementing the Quality Matters standards for the design of online and hybrid courses.
  • Students can earn an associate of arts degree entirely online.
  • LCCC has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I.Jobs Magazine.
  • Acknowledged by the Ohio Partnership for Excellence in 2001 and 2006 with the Tier 3: Achievement for Excellence Award.

Lorain County Community College is part of The University System of Ohio, one of the largest comprehensive public systems of higher education in the nation. Ohio's public colleges, universities and adult education programs serve almost 600,000 students and offer every option from a GED to a Ph.D., ensuring that all Ohioans have easy access to a high-quality, affordable higher education. For more information about the University System of Ohio, visit http://www.ohiohighered.org/.