Lorain County Community College

Elyria, OH 44035

Lorain County Community College (LCCC) is located in Elyria, Ohio. LCCC was established back in 1963 and it now has more than 11,000 students. The school has even been recognized for its commitment to providing the best possible academic experience to students. In 2018, LCCC was recognized as the 2018 recipient of the AACC Award of Excellence in Student Success. Currently, LCCC offers a wide range of associate’s degree and certificate programs. With so many areas of study being available to students, it has become well known as an optimal place to receive education or career training.

The LCCC nursing program offers students a practical nursing program or an associate’s degree in nursing program. Both nursing programs are very thorough and will provide nursing students with the skills that they need to succeed. The nursing curriculum involves classroom time, laboratory experiences, and clinical work at various off-site healthcare facilities. Students will be prepared for their professional lives as nurses in a variety of medical settings. Both nursing programs are approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing and are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 18 106
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 33
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89%
  • NCLEX-PN: 93.2%

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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
06/01/1969 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing 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$144/credit
Out of State Students$284/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 $6,480 $12,780
ADN 70 $8,470 $10,080 $19,880
BSN 125 $15,125 $18,000 $35,500
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, 81% of Lorain County 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 51% $4,139
Other Federal Grant 6% $793
State Grant & Scholarships 3% $3,766
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 34% $2,346
Federal Student Loans 15% $4,148
Private Loans -- $8,009


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$2,579
$30,001 to $48,000$3,462
$48,001 to $75,000$4,488
$75,001 to $110,000$6,913
Over $110,000$7,583

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley - Nurses' Scholarship

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Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program

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Service League Nursing Scholarship

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Janet Lowther McMinn & Robert McMinn Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior of North Ridgeville High School who is enrolling as a full-time undergraduate student at Lorain County Community College and pursuing a career in business or ...

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

Lorain County Community College
1005 North Abbe Rd
Elyria, OH 44035

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