Lewis and Clark Community College

Godfrey, IL 62035
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Lewis and Clark Community College is located in Godfrey, Illinois. This school has a very deep history that actually dates all the way back to 1838. It has many old buildings that are still used as part of the campus to this day. LC has a variety of different courses that students will be able to choose from. It has a lot of great programs that can help students to find the best career paths for them. Students can earn an associate degree and there are also certificate programs to consider. Credits are often transferred over to four-year universities so that those seeking a bachelor degree can continue their educational pursuits. LC also has high school partnerships that allow high school students to get a head start on their college experience.


Nursing is a very big part of LC and there are three different focuses that students can take. Students can pursue an Associate Degree in Nursing path to work toward becoming an RN.  LC also offers a Nurse Assistant Training program for those who wish to become CNA's. All of the nursing programs are held in high regard and will provide students with a thorough education. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students7,000
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 16 81
Certificate 8 65
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1977 - 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$143/credit
In State Students$383/credit
Out of State Students$503/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 $6,435 $17,235 $22,635
ADN 70 $10,010 $26,810 $35,210
BSN 125 $17,875 $47,875 $62,875
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, 78% of Lewis and Clark 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 38% $3,967
Other Federal Grant 10% $468
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,686
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 43% $1,508
Federal Student Loans 34% $3,330
Private Loans -- --


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$2,887
$30,001 to $48,000$4,385
$48,001 to $75,000$6,786
$75,001 to $110,000$8,062
Over $110,000$7,881

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Lewis and Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035

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