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Lamar Community College

General Information

Name: Lamar Community College
Address: 2401 S Main St, Lamar, CO 81052-3999

  • General information: (719) 336-2248
  • Financial aid office: (719) 336-1591
  • Admissions office: (719) 336-1589

Type of Institution: Public, 2-year
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,749$1,698$1,698
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$4,995$4,745$4,574
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
On Campus$12,057$11,528$11,032
On Campus$14,817$14,198$13,612

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 90%
  • Federal grants: 50%
  • State/local grants: 51%
  • Institutional grants: 53%
  • Student loans: 34%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$2987
  • State/local grants:$1230
  • Institutional grants:$2054
  • Student loans:$2723


Total enrollment: 986
First-time student retention: 57%
Overall graduation rate: 38%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 45%
    • Part Time: 55%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 40%
    • Women: 60%

White non-hispanic: 78%
Black non-hispanic: 2%
Hispanic: 16%
Asian/pacific islander: 1%
American indian/alaska native: 1%
Other: 2%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1976 -  None

Degrees offered

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
 Agricultural Business and Management, General - Associate
 Equestrian/Equine Studies - Associate, Certificate
 Farm/Farm and Ranch Management - Certificate

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General - Associate
 Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry - Associate
 Small Business Administration/Management - Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training - Certificate
 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - Associate

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 General Studies - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - Associate

Personal and Culinary Services
 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General - Certificate

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