C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    B-
  5. Student Life
    C
  6. Location
    B
Lansing Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901
Website

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$5,217/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,570/ year
  • $30-48k
    $5,168/ year
  • $49-75k
    $7,581/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,407/ year
  • $110k+
    $9,078/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.95 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.80 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.80 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,324Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
83%
National
83%

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This will be my second year here at Lansing Community College and I couldn't be happier. I love that I'm away from home from still paying less then I would be if I chose a 4 year university. The athletics are amazing, and also the professors are great! Just have to find the right ones. I love that Lansing community college is able to offer online classes because that definetly helps me with softball. I am able to do stuff when I'm free and on my own time which I really enjoy.
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Very close to home and extremely affordable! The teachers are amazing, they have been beyond helpful in every aspect. Mrs. Ratliff is definitely worth mentioning, she is a great Comp teacher as well as an exceptional advisor. Nothing but positive words for LCC.
LCC is a good school, and you can’t beat the price. As long as you check RateMyProf, you can get amazing professors. Most professors I've had are competent and truly care about their students. There aren't many campus organizations, but there's usually something to do. Campus is full of all sorts of unique people from different backgrounds and viewpoints.

The administration, unfortunately, stinks at prioritizing where to spend money. Instead of putting money where they should (e.g., paying their instructors and getting more counselors on staff), the administration spends millions on uselessly fancy construction projects. It takes away money that could be going toward professors who work hard for their students, and it's shameful. It's no wonder my favorite instructor I ever had recently left LCC because she got a better-paying job elsewhere; she loved teaching, but it wasn't financially viable for her.

LCC is a great school, but the administration is not doing it any favors.