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About Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Lamar, Colorado. Lamar Community College was founded in 1937 and enrolls 729 undergrads and no graduate students.

Lamar Community College offers housing for up to 228 students. Most students live off campus,.

For each full-time student, Lamar Community College spends about $4,906. Lamar Community College employs one full-time professor for every 19 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Lamar Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $3,680
Out-of-State $6,136

Lamar Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Lamar Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Lamar Community College. Lamar Community College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 595 applications received in 2021, 595 students were offered admission.

Lamar Community College Waitlist 2021

Lamar Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Lamar Community College?

Lamar Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Lamar Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Lamar Community College Application Requirements

GPA and Test Scores for Lamar Community College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Lamar Community College.

Does Lamar Community College Require the ACT or SAT?

Lamar Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Lamar Community College

Yes! Lamar Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 228 students.

Antelope Night, Graduation, and and Nursing Pinning are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Lamar Community College.

Financial Aid at Lamar Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Lamar Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lamar Community College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lamar Community College, around 54% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Lamar Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lamar Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Lamar Community College Located?

Lamar Community College is located in the small town setting of Lamar, Colorado.

If you want to see Lamar Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 287 to Lamar, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Pueblo Memorial.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lamar Community College and Lamar are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2401 South Main Street Lamar, CO 81052-3999

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lamar Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 16

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 16

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lamar Community College is Sep 16.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lamar Community College is Sep 16.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Lamar Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Lamar Community College is like? There are approximately 729 students enrolled at Lamar Community College. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from CO and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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