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Running Start info sessions happening now!

Attend an info session to learn how to earn an associate degree and high school diploma at the same time, tuition-free. 

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spring quarter starts April 3

Spring quarter starts April 3

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Your Voice Matters - take the annual Student Satisfaction Survey now!

We need your help to improve our programs and services. Check your email for a link to the survey.

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Medical Assisting

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Apply by April 17 to start in 2023-24. Degree and certificate options available. 

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Are you eligible to attend college for free?

Washington state has one of the most generous financial aid programs in the country. Don't miss out - apply for the 2023-24 academic year today!

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Apply for a 2023-24 Scholarship Now

Complete a single application by April 28 to be considered for multiple scholarships! Attend a scholarship workshop to learn more. 

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Earn a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree from LCC

Now accepting applications for our Organizational Leadership & Technical Management OR Teacher Education program (to start in 2023-24 academic year). 

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Professional and
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.




Maps & Directions

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

News & Noteworthy

Washington Senate budgets for LCC projects

The Washington Senate proposed full funding of nearly $40 million for the construction of a new vocational training center — by far the largest Cowlitz County ...

Spring 2023 Honors List

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

column: Opportunity can’t wait when it comes to education

I believe in the power of opportunity and access to education. Communities with higher educational attainment rates tend to fare better across a variety of ...

LCC Foundation scholarship fund helps Woodland man pursue dreams of auto mechanics

The LCC Foundation and The Daily News’ Students in Need funding program began eight years ago as a way to provide emergency grants for students like Villagran, ...

New appointee to LCC Board of Trustees

Lower Columbia College has announced the appointment of Bogyeong Kim to the LCC Board of Trustees....

Longview college offers continuing education classes on grant writing, art, software

Registration is open for winter quarter continuing education classes available at Lower Columbia College in Longview. To register or learn more, visit ...

Longview charity named as Lower Columbia College's benefactor of 2022-23

Lower Columbia College Foundation this week announced it chose a Longview-based family-run charity as its benefactor for the 2022-23 year. ...

Lower Columbia College plans for $42M trade skill building

Lower Columbia College is moving forward on its efforts to build a $42 million, multistory vocational skill center in the heart of its Longview campus....

Lower Columbia College debate team ahead of rivals after two competitions

Lower Columbia College’s speech and debate team competed in two recent tournaments and are now ahead of local rivals....

Ridgefield High School students earn dual credits in welding

Thanks to a partnership with Lower Columbia College, Ridgefield High School students interested in welding can simultaneously earn both high school and college ...

LCC will host Northwest Voices event February 16

Lower Columbia College has announced that Author Stephen Robinson will be featured at the February 16 Northwest Voices event in Longview....

LCC Athletics 2023 Hall of Fame class announced

Five individuals and a championship baseball team will soon be inducted into the Lower Columbia College Athletics Hall of Fame....


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