Welcome to Lorain County Community College

Welcome to Lorain County Community College

LCCC Campus

The Lorain County Community College experience introduces students to a campus environment and encourages personal exploration, growth and discovery of new interests. LCCC offers a unique and rewarding experience because of its courses, educational partnerships, professors, students, facilities and setting.

LCCC offers an array of programs and services and has the following distinctions:

  • The only community college in the state that offers a University Partnership. The partnership enables people to earn bachelors’ and masters’ degrees from any of 12 Ohio universities without leaving the LCCC campus.
  • Named as one of the top 120 community colleges in the United States – and the only one in Ohio – by the Aspen Institute. The organization focused on completion, including retention, graduation rates, improvement of completion performance over time and an institutional record for completion outcomes of disadvantaged students.
  • The first college in the state to build an advanced technologies center for business and industry.
  • Students can utilize the LCCC Fab Lab, which is aligned with MIT.
  • The largest provider of e-learning programs in northern Ohio.
  • The first college in the state to offer podcast lectures on iTunesU.
  • Distance learning courses provided by Lorain County Community College have received the “best practices in student services” designation from the Ohio Learning Network (OLN). Courses that provide “best practices” have met the state’s quality guidelines for teaching and learning in distance-learning coursework. OLN is a consortium of 65 public and independent colleges and universities in Ohio and is an initiative of the Ohio Board of Regents.
  • Students can earn an associate of arts degree entirely online.
  • LCCC has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I.Jobs Magazine
  • Acknowledged by the Ohio Partnership for Excellence in 2001 and 2006 with the Tier 3: Achievement for Excellence Award.

Lorain County Community College is part of The University System of Ohio, one of the largest comprehensive public systems of higher education in the nation. Ohio's public colleges, universities, and adult education programs serve almost 600,000 students and offer every option from a GED to a Ph.D., ensuring that all Ohioans have easy access to a high-quality, affordable higher education. For more information about the University System of Ohio, visit http://www.ohiohighered.org/.


October is Manufacturing Month

To showcase the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County, business, industry, government and education have developed a series of activities for high school students through adults all in the month of October. 
Click here for a list of events. 

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

Click here to learn more.   

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Click here to learn more.  

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge.