Founded in 1963, Lorain County Community College is a public, two-year, co-educational institution providing a broad range of transfer, liberal arts, education, technical, and career-related programs. LCCC welcomes a diverse population of students of varying ages and backgrounds.
All Lorain County Community College students benefit from a broad range of supportive services included academic advising, tutoring, learning resource and library services, childcare services, food services, and use of individualized computer laboratories located throughout campus. International students may enroll in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to improve their English skills for academic purposes.
There are many opportunities for participation in student clubs and organizations, campus activities, and special interests groups. On-campus performing arts productions, art exhibits, and other events are sponsored throughout the academic year. A program of intramural athletics is scheduled for all students.
In 1999, Lorain County Community College was honored to be ranked the #1 community college in Ohio by the Ohio Board of Regents Service Expectations Committee. LCCC was given the highest ranking in all eight of the areas being rated.
The Lorain County Community College campus is located in the community of Elyria, Ohio, in the picturesque Great Lakes area. The suburban campus is safe and quiet. Campus facilities include modern classrooms, laboratories, clinics housing state-of-the-art equipment, a child-care center, physical fitness complex, bookstore, and College library.
Elyria, Ohio is a suburb of 30,000 residents within a half-hour drive from Cleveland, a major metropolitan area. Elyria is just a few miles from Lake Erie, one of the five Great Lakes and the border between the U.S. and Canada. The area’s beautiful natural resources offer an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities throughout the year. In the summer, area residents enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming. In the winter, local parks offer cross-country skiing, ice-skating, snowshoeing, sledding and more. Downhill skiing is also available within an hour’s drive.
Average temperatures in the winter range from -7 to 0 C and in the summer 16 to 28C.