Lamar Community College

Undergraduates: 869
Setting: Small two-year
In-state Tuition: $2,868.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,363.00
Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:01
Public/Private: Public
Male/Female Ratio: 43:57
Campus Housing: Yes
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Housing: Yes
Acceptance Rate: 100%

Lamar Community College is the smallest of the Colorado community colleges. In was established in 1937 in Lamar, in southeast Colorado

We Enrich Lives Through Learning

The college was founded as the Junior College of Southeastern Colorado in 1937. The original building still stands at Eighth Street and Walnut. It became Lamar Junior College with the creation of a new district in 1946 and changed to Lamar Community College in 1965. It became a member of the Colorado Community College System, formerly known as the State System of Community Colleges in 1968 With a large campus, it is home to several instructional buildings, residence hall/cafeteria, Wellness Center, and Equine Complex. In 2008, the college received a $2 million US Department of Higher Education Title III Strengthening Institutions grant to create three new programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to focus on Secondary Math and Science Education and Sports & Fitness Management; Construction Technology; and Renewable Energy Technology.

115 acres (47 ha)

Chief_administrator: John Marrin (President)
Fax: 7193362448
Phone: 7193362248
Geographic region: Rocky Mountains CO ID MT UT WY
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Undergraduate application fee: $0.00
Graduate application fee: $0.00
Member of National Athletic Association: Yes
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): No
Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIC): No
Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA): No
Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA): No
Member of National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA): No