Lincoln Land Community College

Springfield, IL 62794
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Lincoln Land Community College is located in Springfield, Illinois. This school was established back in 1967 and it provides those in the community with excellent academic opportunities. Students will be able to take advantage of a plethora of different course options when attending this school. LLCC is committed to providing students with the best possible education in many different career focuses. Students can earn associate degrees in many different programs and there are also certificate programs that can be explored. To add to this, the college has a great reputation for having good athletic programs. LLCC has teams that participate in many sports and it is part of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

LLCC students who wish to pursue a nursing career will find a very good program. Students will be able to pursue an Associate Degree in a Nursing program, a Practical Nursing program, or a Nursing Assistant program. All three programs offer a top-notch education that is focused on giving nursing students the right tools to succeed. This school has consistently high pass rates for those who go on to take the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN licensure examinations. LLCC offers students the right setting where they can become valuable members of the medical community. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students6,259
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 15 87
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 20
Certificate 23 195
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 89.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1975 - 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$121/credit
In State Students$242/credit
Out of State Students$363/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 $5,445 $10,890 $16,335
ADN 70 $8,470 $16,940 $25,410
BSN 125 $15,125 $30,250 $45,375
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, 66% of Lincoln Land 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 45% $4,857
Other Federal Grant 7% $1,014
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,256
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $3,615
Federal Student Loans 19% $6,133
Private Loans 1% $3,156


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$4,757
$30,001 to $48,000$5,753
$48,001 to $75,000$8,015
$75,001 to $110,000$10,687
Over $110,000$10,414

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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: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Lincoln Land Community College
5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794

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