Lake Tahoe Community College: Ranking & Review

South Lake Tahoe Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 2229 7330
Top 43%

Lake Tahoe Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,475 $26,520
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 Humanities 31 31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 29 29
Social Sciences 26 26
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21 21
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 17 17
Mathematics and Statistics 9 9
Health Professions and Related Programs 8 8
Visual and Performing Arts 7 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7 7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6 6
Psychology 6 6
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 4 4
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 4 4
English Language and Literature & Letters 3 3
Physical Sciences 3 3
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 2 2
Personal and Culinary Services 2 2
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