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Lamar Community College

Lamar, CO 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College Overview

Lamar Community College is a public, state school in a 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. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 15% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Lamar Community College for Fall 2023 is September 16.

Planning to play sports? Lamar Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lamar Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Lamar Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,680
Out-of-State $6,136

Is Lamar Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Lamar Community College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lamar Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lamar Community College, around 54% come back their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Lamar Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Lamar Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lamar Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Lamar Community College's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Lamar Community College spends about $4,906 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lamar Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Lamar Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lamar Community College.

Based on this information, how does Lamar Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school 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, be sure to 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

Lamar Community College ACT Scores

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Lamar Community College SAT Scores

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Lamar Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$11,289

In State

$13,745

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,680
$6,136
Fees
$456
$456
Housing
$7,153
$7,153
Books
Unknown
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Student Life

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.

52%

Full Time

48%

Part Time

74%

In State

26%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

729

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,136

Out-of-State

$6,592

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 16
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