Lorain County Community College is committed to assisting all who desire and can benefit from a college education. LCCC’s open-admission policy provides that anyone can take classes, within the guidelines below and with appropriate scores on LCCC’s placement assessment. Special admission programs are also available to current high school students, international students, transfer students, transient students, incarcerated students and many others.

The Enrollment, Financial and Career Services division serves as a one-stop for credit and non-credit students, whether they are potential, new or returning students. This one-stop approach provides an array of enrollment, financial and career services that include admission, advising, counseling and registration. Student service representatives and advising teams are prepared to provide not only general information, but also College Credit Plus, College Tech Prep, University Partnership, veterans, English as a Second Language and international student information.

Application Procedure

All applications for admission must be made on an official application form or online at Applicants must request high schools to forward official, final transcripts to the Enrollment Service or Records office. For those 18 years or older who did not earn high school diplomas, official GED scores must be sent from the state GED office to the Enrollment, Financial and Career Service or Records office. The high school transcript is waived for admission purposes if a student has earned an Associate, Bachelor, or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.  All Lorain County Community College admission requirements must be met.

Program Admission Requirements

Many of LCCC's programs include specific program admission requirements. Please see your program's page for more information about additional requirements for admission to your program.