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 Lake Tahoe Community College

Lake Tahoe Community College - South Lake Tahoe, CA

One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

General information:(530)541-4660
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Town: Distant
Campus housing:No
Student population:2,961( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:18 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $687 $687 $948 -28%
Out-of-state $5,940 $6,096 $6,369 -4%
Books and supplies $1,638 $1,620 $1,656 -2%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $11,160 $11,556 $11,406 1%
Other $3,672 $3,798 $4,059 -7%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,654 $3,780 $4,185 -10%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,325 $2,307 $2,604 0%
Off Campus $17,157 $17,661 $18,069 -6%
Off Campus with Family $5,979 $6,087 $6,789 0%
On Campus $7,578 $7,716 $8,025 -13%
Off Campus $22,410 $23,070 $23,490 0%
Off Campus with Family $11,232 $11,496 $12,210 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $936
In-state fees $12
Out-of-state tuition $6,357
Out-of-state fees $12
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 88 39% --
Grant or scholarship aid 88 39% $314,021 $3,568
Federal grants 65 29% $263,536 $4,054
Pell grants 65 29% $260,911 $4,014
Other federal grants 4 2% $2,625 $656
State/local government grant or scholarships 81 36% $50,485 $623
Institutional grants or scholarships Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
Student loan aid 1 0% $5,333 $5,333
Federal student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
Other student loans 1 0% $5,333 $5,333
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,233 42% $2,552,789 $2,070
Pell grants 605 21% $1,958,628 $3,237
Federal student loans Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $8,958 $6,918 $6,334
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,802 $5,382 $5,216
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 2,961
Undergraduate enrollment 2,961
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 263
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 26 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

No varsity sports data reported for this institution.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges01/01/1979 Accredited


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Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
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Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 011
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate35.7%
Number in default10
Number in repayment28

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 01290700

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General2-
Business Administration and Management, General-1
Business/Commerce, General-1
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General-4
Category total28
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant2-
Category total2-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design42
Category total42
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant42
Category total42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Spanish Language and Literature39
Category total39
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Medical/Clinical Assistant24
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling21
Category total45
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other-1
Criminal Justice/Police Science-3
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician57
Fire Science/Fire-fighting12-
Category total1711
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-11
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-3
Category total-14
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General-6
Category total-6
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-43
Category total-43
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies1-
Category total1-
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General81
Category total81
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General-9
Category total-9
Social Sciences Colleges
Social Sciences, General-38
Category total-38
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General-3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-1
Category total-4
Grand total45152