Lenoir Community College

Kinston, NC 28502

Lenoir Community College (LCC) is located in Kinston, North Carolina with satellite institutions in Greene County and Jones County as well. LCC was established back in 1958 and it now serves around 3500 curriculum students and around 12,000 extension students annually. LCC offers students several different associate’s degrees in 46 different programs as well as college transfer programs for students who want to continue their academic pursuits at four-year universities. LCC students will also be able to pursue certificate programs and many diplomas while attending courses. LCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The LCC nursing program offers students both practical nursing and associate’s degree in nursing focuses. Nursing students will be prepared for life as professional nurses and will also be receiving practical experience along the way. Upon graduation from one of the programs, nursing students will be eligible to apply for the appropriate NCLEX licensure exam for their field. The varied education that LCC nursing students receive serves them well when it comes time to perform under pressure, making them a valuable commodity in many medical facilities.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 19
Certificate 1 3
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 9
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.9%
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1968 - 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$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/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 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
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, 84% of Lenoir 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 64% $5,038
Other Federal Grant 12% $711
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,575
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 34% $1,003
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 1% $4,000


Average Net Price/year
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$5,401
$30,001 to $48,000$5,179
$48,001 to $75,000$6,068
$75,001 to $110,000$5,202
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502

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