Lower Columbia College
Longview, WA 98632
Located in Longview, Washington, Lower Columbia College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.
The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.
Lower Columbia College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Lower Columbia College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,783 and fees $348. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,317 and $348 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Lower Columbia College Nursing Program prepares students to offer holistic service for all. The program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
The program offers several entry points:
- The Nursing Assistant Certificate: The Nursing Assistant Certificate equips students for basic nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse culminating in a Certificate of Completion. Students don’t need to be admitted to the Nursing program to earn this certificate.
- Practical/Registered Nurse: This program offers students admitted for the Applied Science Degree program an opportunity to qualify for the Practical Nurse Certificate of Proficiency after being enrolled in the program for four quarters. Students are eligible to sit for the state licensing exam to be licensed as a Practical Nurse. Students are able to exit the program can at this point.
Students seeking to complete the Applied Science Degree to become Registered Nurse can do so by completing the remaining 3 quarters of the nursing curriculum. Students who complete the curriculum are eligible to take the state exam to become a licensed RN.
- High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Applicants seeking to enroll in the LCC Nursing program are required to have a Nursing Assistant certification from Washington or Oregon States
- Program specific requirements such as physical examination, criminal background check and drug screening are applicable for enrollment.
LPN to ADN
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Certificate||55|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||56|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||119|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Lower Columbia College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Lower Columbia College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Lower Columbia College
Clatsop Community College
42.36 miles away
Portland Community College
49.62 miles away
Mt Hood Community College
50.74 miles away
Clackamas Community College
59.24 miles away
South Puget Sound Community College
60.81 miles away
76.75 miles away
Bates Technical College
80.01 miles away
Chemeketa Community College
80.43 miles away
Columbia Gorge Community College
92.24 miles away
Linn-Benton Community College
107.76 miles away
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1976 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$7,330Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$6,693|
|30k to 48k$7,421|
|48k to 75k$10,993|
|75k to 110k$13,462|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for [...]
Applicant to this scholarship has to be graduate or undergraduate student and/or trainee in the field of nursing. Candidates for this award must be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a [...]
This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas [...]
The Washington State Nurses Foundation annually award scholarships to qualified candidates enrolled in an approved program leading to an associate or baccalaureate nursing degree in [...]
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 [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing