Lane Community College

Eugene, OR 97405
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Lane Community College is located in Eugene, Oregon. This public community college was established in 1964. It now serves more than 25,000 students, making it among the largest community colleges in the state of Oregon. Students can earn several associate’s degrees in various focuses of study. It is also possible to earn technical certificates in several different fields. Lane Community College is also known as a popular transfer school. There are many transfer opportunities to four-year universities, making this a very practical option for anyone who wishes to continue on to get a bachelor’s degree after graduation.

The Lane Community College nursing program allows students to earn certificates in practical nursing or associate’s degrees in nursing. There is also an LPN-to-RN track program for current LPNs who wish to pursue advanced placement. Graduates of this program have traditionally had great success on the NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN licensure exams and this is known as one of the best nursing programs in Oregon. The nursing programs at Lane Community College have been approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students7,637
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 14 54
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 91%
  • NCLEX-RN: 97.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1968 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$110/credit
In State Students$110/credit
Out of State Students$260/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,950 $4,950 $11,700
ADN 70 $7,700 $7,700 $18,200
BSN 125 $13,750 $13,750 $32,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of Lane Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 49% $3,224
Other Federal Grant 4% $278
State Grant & Scholarships 63% $1,962
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $1,799
Federal Student Loans 14% $5,247
Private Loans -- $6,520


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,113
$30,001 to $48,000$6,432
$48,001 to $75,000$8,047
$75,001 to $110,000$8,873
Over $110,000$8,939

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405

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