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Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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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.

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Continuing Education

Professional 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.


Dr. Richard Nau Donates $300,000 to LCC Foundation, Student Success Fund

The Lower Columbia College Foundation is honoring Richard C. Nau, MD, by naming the Nursing Simulation Laboratory on the second floor of the Health Science ...

Spring 2024 Honors List

Spring 2024 Lower Columbia College Honors List...

Lower Columbia College holds multicultural graduation, commencement this week

Multicultural Graduation Night will take place at the Anderson Family Pavilion at LCC. This year’s theme is “From every corner, a shared humanity.” ...

The Daily News' Students in Need drive raises nearly $29K for LCC students

A fundraiser to help Lower Columbia College students overcome financial burdens and finish their degrees has raised more than $28,000....

Kirc Roland to be honored at WIBCA awards ceremony

Those that put in the work behind the scenes often do so without the glory of recognition. However, that will soon change for Mark Morris boys basketball assistant ...

Lower Columbia College instructor receives Fulbright award

Lower Columbia College Instructor of Earth Sciences Morgan Salisbury received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in earth science education to Bolivia for ...

Dr. Morgan Salisbury Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for 2024-2025

Dr. Morgan Salisbury, Instructor of Earth Sciences at LCC, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in Earth Science Education to Bolivia for the ...


Thirteen student-athletes have been named to the NFCA’s 2024 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) All-America team, the Association announced on Thursday....

Lower Columbia College offers 3rd bachelor's degree program

Lower Columbia College is now offering its third bachelor’s program: a nursing program which kicks off in the fall....

The Daily News Students in Need scholarship fund drive surpasses $16K

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

Three LCC Students Named to 2024 All Washington Academic Team

Micah Boursaw, Isha Sarah Snow, and Lillian Williams-Chambers, members of the 2024 All Washington Academic Team, were recognized at a ceremony in Lacey, WA ...


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