From high school to master's degree, Lower Columbia College maintains focus on providing a college educated workforce.
Lower Columbia College offers the promise of a better life for adults of all ages. Our instructional programs bring diversity and an enhanced world view to the community, while providing students with options designed to fit their lifestyle.
Whether you want to transfer, get ready for a career, or experience college without leaving home, Lower Columbia College is the Smart Choice.
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Basic skills programs are designed for adult learners and include Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), High School Completion (HS21+) and Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST). Many classes are offered on campus and in the community, in both traditional and online formats tailored to adult learning styles.
Degree and certificate programs are designed to help students prepare for careers in high-demand fields, transfer to baccalaureate programs, earn associate degrees, or obtain specialized certificates.
An innovative partnership with several four-year universities provides students with a convenient way to earn a bachelor's or master's degree, without the hassle of relocating or a lengthy commute..
LCC is home to international students from more than 20 countries around the world. Our smaller size means that international students receive personalized attention and have a special, authentically American experience.
If you never finished high school, but need to do so now, please consider one of several convenient options available through Lower Columbia College.
Dual enrollment programs are available to high school students in rural areas in an effort to increase access to college. Each program allows students to earn high school and college credits at the same time.
Workforce Education helps job-seekers improve their skill-sets and training credentials so that they may enter, re-enter, or advance in the workforce as qualified employees.
Continuing Education provides individuals with personal enrichment and professional development courses. A variety of non-credit courses are offered both online and in traditional classroom settings.
The Business & Industry Center provides quality, customizable, and affordable workforce training to local business and industry. It was founded in 2014 with the goal of increasing economic prosperity through incumbent workforce training.