Lake Tahoe Community College: Ranking & Review

South Lake Tahoe
United States
Top 44%

Lake Tahoe Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,1081,0171,091

1,150 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

748 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Lake Tahoe Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Lake Tahoe Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Lake Tahoe Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,209$7,254
Fees for full-time undergraduates$15$15
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$31$186

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3131
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2929
Social Sciences2626
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2121
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1717
Mathematics and Statistics99
Health Professions and Related Programs88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics77
Visual and Performing Arts77
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies66
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences44
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields44
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Physical Sciences33
Personal and Culinary Services22
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Grand Total185185

A total of 185 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Lake Tahoe Community College.

Graduation rate29%26%33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 42%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

General info

Alternative namesLTCC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementLake Tahoe Community College serves our local, regional, and global communities by promoting comprehensive learning, success, and life-changing opportunities. Through quality instruction and student support, our personalized approach to teaching and learning empowers students to achieve their educational and personal goals.
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff165
Instructional FTE78
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

AddressOne College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, California, 96150
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population30,000