Each year, more than 22,000 students take at least one class at Linn-Benton Community College, nearly 7,000 attending full time, making LBCC one of the largest community colleges in Oregon. About 30 percent of local high school graduates come directly to LBCC after graduation. The average age of our full-time students is 23.
Established in 1966 as a two-year public college, students attend LBCC for many reasons: to earn an associate’s degree or a transfer degree to a four-year college program; to obtain employment training; to improve existing employment skills; or to enrich their lives through continuing education.
LBCC serves many different types of students. Please click on the options below to find the one that meets your educational goals.
Degree and Certificate Programs
Linn-Benton Community College offers over 80 Programs of Study that range from 16 weeks to 2 years. So whether you are interested in learning a new trait and getting out into the workforce in two years or less, or pursuing a Bachelors Degree, LBCC can help you get there!
High School Partnerships
LBCC continues to expand opportunities for high school‐age students through partnerships with area public and private high schools, and home schooled students. Formal programs include opportunities to take courses at the LBCC campus (Campus High School Programs- which includes Expanded Options/Alternative Learning Opportunities/Post Graduate Scholar Program*), and at high school sites around Linn and Benton Counties (College Now).
English, math, and reading skills improvement, and GED information
Need help preparing for the GED® tests? Need to brush up on basic skills? Please see our Adult Basic Skills page for more information.
Take driver education and vehicle training, learn business skills, or take a class for fun.
Employee trainingIf you are a business owner/manager and want to provide training for your employees, you will work with Corporate Training and Professional Development. Contact them for more information