Lower Columbia College believes every person should have the opportunity to achieve their educational goals regardless of financial circumstances.
Tuition Due Dates
Tuition is due by 5 pm the Friday after registering for classes. Payment options include in person (cash, check, debit card, Visa or Mastercard), purchase of a tuition deferment, or enrollment in the Payment Plan.
Exceptions apply to students who register for Fall quarter classes during the previous Spring or Summer quarter. See Academic calendar for specific payment deadlines.
See Tuition and Fees Schedule for specific rates.
Various types of financial aid funds are available to meet your educational objectives.
An automatic payment plan that allows you to make smaller, convenient monthly payments through your bank account or credit/debit card.
The LCC Foundation is the largest supporter of scholarships for LCC students, helping more than 200 students every year.
Special Audit Rate for Senior Citizens
Washington residents 60 or older may audit up to two classes for $2.50 per class plus $1 per credit facilities use fee and applicable lab fees. (Available on a space-available basis only after the first class meeting.)
Defer your full tuition payment until the week before classes begin by paying $25 of your tuition plus a $10 fee. Request a tuition deferment at the Cashier window.
Financial aid and student support program designed for students enrolled in one or two-year professional/technical programs who are seeking to improve their skills for a high demand career.
Refund of Fees
Refunds will be made to students or to financial aid programs for students who officially withdraw from classes according to a specific schedule
Student Support Services
TRIO Student Support Services for first generation college attendees or students with disabilities.
You may be eligible to claim a tax credit for higher education expenses on your federal income tax return.
Guidance to veterans about eligibility requirements and the processes needed to access educational benefits under the GI Bill, including the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Worker retraining or financial assistance to train for a new career. Many training programs are available.
Programs designed to help you keep a job or get a better one.