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Technical Studies

Prepare for a rewarding career with a certificate, associate or applied bachelor's degree from LCC. Choose from the trades, business, IT, healthcare, education, criminal justice, and more.




Continuing Education

Corporate and Continuing Education provides opportunities for individuals, businesses and organizations to pursue their personal, professional and corporate training goals.




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.



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Running Start

Running Start is a Washington State program that allows current high school 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses at Washington's 34 community and technical colleges. Students earn both high school and college credits for these courses.


College and Career Preparation

LCC College and Career Preparation (formerly Transitional Studies) offers continuous enrollment in adult education courses designed to prepare you for college-level studies or help you earn your high school diploma.

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Maps & Directions

Are you new to LCC? View our interactive digital map to navigate your way around our campus and buildings.

News & Noteworthy

Summer 2023 Honors List

Congratulations to those that achieved LCC's President's and Dean's List awards!...

Students from Longview's sister city in Japan visit as exchange programs resume

College students from Longview’s sister city of Wako, Japan are in town for two weeks as part of a revival of the cities’ exchange programs that were paused ...

Congress needs to support Head Start kids, not cut their programs

On July 13, a U.S. House budget subcommittee adopted a proposal to dramatically slice up the Head Start program — making over 800,000 of our country’s most ...

Students in Need fundraiser surpasses goal to help Lower Columbia College students graduate

Afundraiser to help Lower Columbia College students overcome financial burdens and finish their degrees surpassed its goal by about $4,300....

Spring 2023 Honors List

Congratulations to those that achieved LCC's President's and Dean's List awards!...

Mark Morris star Kobe Parlin will play for Polis, Lower Columbia

Parlin joins another former Monarchs’ legend in LCC coach Mickey Polis while staying in the Longview area where he established himself as one of the premier ...

PHOTOS: Lower Columbia College celebrates 2023 graduates

Lower Columbia College students graduated Friday at Kelso High School's Schroeder Field. The ceremony included speakers and a presentation of the Scholastic ...

Perry Tech Partners with Lower Columbia College for First Transfer Degree

Perry Technical Institute (Perry Tech) has partnered with Lower Columbia College (LCC) to create a transfer pathway for students towards a Bachelor of Applied ...

Lower Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony on June 16

Lower Columbia College is gearing up for its 87th annual commencement ceremony, set to take place at 6:30 p.m. on June 16 at the Kelso High School stadium. ...

The Daily News Students in Need scholarship fund drive tops $32K

The drive raises money for the Lower Columbia College Student Success Fund, which creates grants to help students overcome financial humps that might otherwise ...


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