Many students complete an associate degree at a community college, then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete their bachelor's degree.

Students complete lower-level coursework during the first two years at a lower cost, because community college tuition is generally less expensive. Upon transferring they complete upper level coursework in their chosen field.

Annual Tuition Comparison (2016-17)

  • Lower Columbia College: $4,150
  • Washington Public Universities: $6,603 - $10,753

Help is available to select a transfer college and to complete admission, financial aid and other transfer related procedures.

  Course Equivalency Guides

Compare LCC courses to requirements at your chosen transfer institution.

Contact us for more information:

Advising - general advising and program planning.

University Center - onsite bachelor's and master's degree program options.

Transfer Fairs - watch the campus calendar for upcoming fairs!

Where do LCC students transfer?

Every year, LCC students transfer to colleges and universities throughout the United States. Here are a few of the most popular destinations.

  • Central Washington University
  • City University of Seattle
  • Eastern Washington University
  • The Evergeen State College
  • Warner Pacific College
  • Washington State University
  • Western Washington University
  • University of Washington

Transfer Resources

Contact us to learn more about your Transfer Options

General Advising Inquiries

  Traci Fuller


  Shalaina Williams


Health Careers Advising

  Leszek Cromwell


University Center Inquiries

  Main Office


  Vanessa Johnson


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