Linn-Benton Community College

Albany, OR 97321

Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) is located in Albany, Oregon. LBCC is a public community college that was established back in 1966. There are more than 80 different degrees and certificates that can be earned at LBCC. The school even has several transfer partnerships that help students to move on to four-year universities. The transfer partnership with Oregon State University has helped many students to realize their academic dreams. LBCC also provides community businesses with corporate training opportunities. With many cutting-edge programs available for students at this school, it has become an important part of the community.

The LBCC school of nursing gives students a great education that can lead to a lucrative career in the medical field. The registered nursing program at LBCC is held in very high esteem. It allows students to learn the best possible nursing skills while also giving them clinical experience at a variety of different healthcare agencies in the area. LBCC also has an on-campus nursing skills lab that is perfect for allowing nursing students to practice techniques in a safe environment. The LBCC nursing program has been approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 34
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1972 - 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$104/credit
In State Students$104/credit
Out of State Students$243/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 $4,680 $4,680 $10,935
ADN 70 $7,280 $7,280 $17,010
BSN 125 $13,000 $13,000 $30,375
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, 75% of Linn-Benton 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 40% $4,180
Other Federal Grant 6% $922
State Grant & Scholarships 55% $2,452
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $2,234
Federal Student Loans 50% $4,949
Private Loans -- --


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$6,544
$30,001 to $48,000$7,614
$48,001 to $75,000$9,510
$75,001 to $110,000$10,478
Over $110,000$10,524

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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Franks Foundation Scholarship

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Helen Hall and John Seely Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be Oregon residents who are graduated from a Douglas County high school with a minimum of GPA 3.0 and majoring in medicine, nursing or another health-related field.

Mildred I. Martignone Nurse Scholarship

Applicant must be a resident of  District 7, Oregon Nurses Association, Umatilla County (cities of Adams, Athena, Cayuse, Dale, Gibbon, Helix, Meacham, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton, Pilot ...

Associates in Behavioral Health Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321

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