Transitional Studies offers continuous enrollment in basic skills adult education courses designed to prepare you for college-level studies or help you earn your high school diploma.

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Call us today at 360.442.2580


$25 per quarter with waivers available.


Start any time with continuous enrollment.

“The reality in today's economy is that you need educational credentials to get a job.”

Earn your high school diploma, improve your English speaking skills, or refresh your basic skills in preparation for college or work-related exams.

Students can start any time during the year. Classes cost just $25 per quarter with financial assistance available for those who qualify.

Classes are affordable, conveniently scheduled, and tailored to adult learning styles. Non-credit classes in math, reading comprehension, writing and English language learning are offered on campus and in the community, in both traditional and online formats. Learn more about online class formats.

Basic Skills and Basic Adult Education Programs

Start any time!

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Classes designed for adult students age 16 years or older, who need to earn a high school diploma, prepare for the GED exam, or prepare for college-level coursework.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Classes designed for adult students age 16 years or older, who need English language skills in order to earn a high school diploma, transition into Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes, or prepare for the GED exam.

High School 21+ (HS21+)

Classes designed for students age 21 years or older, who want to earn a high school diploma, prepare for college-level coursework, or prepare for a career.

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST)

Designed to provide hands-on training and instructional support in math and English that students need to train for a new career.

About Transitional Studies Programs

“Good for students, good for the community, good for the college.”

The program brings rewards far beyond the benefit to individual students. Through Washington's performance-based funding system known as the Student Achievement Initiative, LCC receives extra points for adult learners who achieve educational milestones, including earning a high school diploma and transitioning to college level studies. Points translate to dollars, which is good for the college and the community.


Contact Transitional Studies

General Office

Fax: 360.442.2589

Asistencia en español

 Aléjandra Sanchez, Program Coordinator


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