Lakes Region Community College

Laconia, NH 03246
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Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) is located in Laconia, New Hampshire. This is a public community college that is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire. It currently serves a little over 1100 students and offers students in the community several great academic programs. LRCC can help students to earn associate’s degrees in 29 different programs and there are also a plethora of different certificate opportunities that are more career focused. Students in the community have been using LRCC as an important resource to further their career prospects for many years.

The LRCC nursing program allows students to pursue associate’s of science degrees in nursing and become fully prepared for professional life as registered nurses in a variety of different medical settings. It also helps to prepare nursing students for the rigors of the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Students will participate in classroom experiences, simulation labs, and clinical rotations at various associated facilities in the area. The LRCC nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and has the full approval of the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students827
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
04/09/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/1990 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

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$210/credit
In State Students$210/credit
Out of State Students$478/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 $9,450 $9,450 $21,510
ADN 70 $14,700 $14,700 $33,460
BSN 125 $26,250 $26,250 $59,750
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, 89% of Lakes Region 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% $4,503
Other Federal Grant 7% $733
State Grant & Scholarships 28% $760
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 26% $433
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,115
Private Loans 3% $8,461


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$15,002
$30,001 to $48,000$19,014
$48,001 to $75,000$19,324
$75,001 to $110,000$19,338
Over $110,000$19,338

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Student Population













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

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

Lakes Region Community College
379 Belmont Road
Laconia, NH 03246

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