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Lenoir Community College

Kinston, NC 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

About Lenoir Community College

Lenoir Community College Overview

Lenoir Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Kinston, North Carolina. Lenoir Community College was founded in 1958 and enrolls 2,348 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Involvement at Lenoir Community College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Lenoir Community College's theater groups.

Lenoir Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 Lenoir Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $2,568
Out-of-State $8,712

Is Lenoir Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Lenoir Community College offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Lenoir Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Lenoir Community College. Around 80% of applicants get into Lenoir Community College each year. Last year, 2,324 students applied to Lenoir Community College and 1,857 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lenoir Community College

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

About 67% of students who start at Lenoir Community College come back for their second year of college. 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 Lenoir 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 Lenoir Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lenoir Community College

Tuition 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 Lenoir 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 available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

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

Based on this information, is Lenoir Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Lenoir Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Lenoir Community College Located?

Lenoir Community College is located in the small town setting of Kinston, North Carolina.

If you are interested in seeing Lenoir Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take US 70 to Kinston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, New Bern.

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

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College Info

231 Highway 58 South PO Box 188 Kinston, NC 28502-0188

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lenoir Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lenoir Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lenoir Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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Lenoir Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Lenoir Community College is like? There are approximately 2,348 students enrolled at Lenoir Community College. 30% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NC and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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