Tuition & Fees

LBCC offers a high-quality education that’s both affordable and supportive, so you can try things out, explore careers, and take time to decide what’s best for you.


Cost of Attendance

The LBCC Office of Financial Aid establishes yearly standard student budgets as a basis for awarding funds. These budgets reflect modest expense patterns, and your actual expenses may vary according to your lifestyle and level of enrollment. The cost of attendance listed below is designed to help you with planning your own budget.

2024 ‐2025 Tuition and Fees
2023 ‐2024 Tuition and Fees, Effective Summer 2023
Total Cost of Attendance (2024–2025)

The LBCC Financial Aid Office establishes yearly standard student budgets as a basis for awarding financial aid funds. Standard student budgets reflect modest expense patterns. Your actual expenses may vary according to your lifestyle and level of enrollment. The cost of attendance listed below should assist you in planning your own budget. All awards are based on full-time enrollment. If you are not enrolled full time at the time of payment, the disbursement will be adjusted based on your actual enrollment.

The cost of attendance does not guarantee that you will receive enough federal or state aid to maximize your budget. Financial Aid awards are based on student's eligibility.

  Off-Campus "With Parents"
Tuition & Fees $7,317 $7,317
Books, Supplies & Equipment $1,575 $1,575
DL Loan Fee $84 $84
Estimate of cost of tuition and books $8,892 $8,892
Housing & Food $12,132 $7,074
Transportation $2,764 $2,764
Personal & Misc. $1,908 $1,908
Costs you control to live $16,804 $11,746
Total costs to go to school and live $25,780 $20,722

Tuition & Fees: $162.60 per credit for residents, $334.80 per credit for non-resident, and $408.56 per credit for international students. Fees per credit are: ASLBCC $2.29,  Student Activity $2.32, Athletics $3.95, Technology $ 8.03, and Transportation (Linn-Benton Loop, bus services, etc.) and Safety Fees $1.97. Tuition and Fees are subject to change by the LBCC Board of Education.

Books & Supplies: This is an average amount you might spend on books, equipment, and supplies. This includes costs for computer and/or software.

Housing & Food: Housing costs can vary significantly based on the living arrangements you select. The financial aid budget allows up to $707 per month for off-campus housing and utilities for a two-bedroom apartment with a roommate. Food costs are estimated at $642 per month. Students living with parents and/or relatives are budgeted about $747 per month for utilities and food.

Transportation: Transportation cost are determined by the federal per diem rate for the 2024 year, which is $.067 per mile and is based on an average of 125 miles per week for 11 weeks.

Personal & Misc.: Personal expenses include clothes, personal hygiene, entertainment, etc. This is the most variable part of a student's budget, and the standard budget allows about $212 per month to cover your expenses.

Some potential additions to your budget could include additional course fees, child care costs, and additional books, supplies, or equipment.

Note: cost of attendance is limited to direct educational expenses for students enrolled in fewer than six credits.

Disclosure: Financial Aid sets the cost of attendance prior to the publication of LBCC's tuition and fees. Please refer to the tuition and fees chart above for the academic year of interest.

Total Cost of Attendance (2023–2024)

The LBCC Financial Aid office establishes yearly standard student budgets as a basis for awarding financial aid funds. Standard student budgets reflect modest expense patterns. Your actual expenses may vary according to your lifestyle and level of enrollment. The cost of attendance listed below should assist you in planning your own budget. All awards are based on Full Time enrollment. If you are not enrolled full time at the time of payment, the disbursement will be adjusted based on your actual enrollment.

*The Cost of Attendance (COA) does not guarantee that you will receive enough Federal or State aid to maximize your budget. Financial Aid awards are based on student's eligibility.

Standard Off-Campus Budget
Tuition & Fees*: $6,822
Books & Supplies: $1,777
DL Loan Fee*: $84
Estimate of cost of tuition and books: $8,683
Housing & Food*: $12,132
Transportation*: $2,706
Personal & Misc.*: $1,908
Costs you control to live: $16,746
Total costs to go to school and live: $25,429

Standard "With Parents" Budget
Tuition & Fees*: $6,822
Books & Supplies: $1,777
DL Loan Fee*: $84
Estimate of cost of tuition and books: $8,683
Housing & Food*: $6,723
Transportation*: $2,706
Personal & Misc.*: $1,908
Costs you control to live: $11,337
Total costs to go to school and live: $20,020

Tuition & Fees: $139.81/per credit resident, $324.99/per credit non-resident, $396.59/per credit international effective 2023/2024. ASLBCC fee $6.34 for five credits or less and $12.68 for six credits or more. Student Activity, Athletics, Technology, and Transportation (Linn-Benton Loop, bus services, etc) & Safety Fees are $10.92 per credit. Loan fees of $84 per year are included in the At Home, Away From Home, and Home Away budgets. *Tuition and Fees are subject to change by LBCC Board of Education.

Books & Supplies: This is an average amount you might spend on books, equipment, and supplies. This includes costs for computer and/or software.

Housing & Food: Housing costs can vary significantly based on the living arrangements you select. The financial aid budget allows up to $707 per month for off-campus housing and utilities for a 2 bedroom apartment with a roommate. Food costs are estimated at $641 per month for a student. Students living with parent and/or relatives are budgeted about $747per month for utilities and food.

Transportation: Transportation cost are determined by the Federal per diem rate for the 2023 year which is $.0655 per mile, and is based on an average of 125 miles per week for 11 weeks.

Personal & Misc.: Personal expenses include clothes, personal hygiene, entertainment, and other misc. expenses. This is the most variable part of a student's budget and the standard budget allows about $212 per month to cover your expenses.

Potential Budget Increases: Additional course fees, child care costs, additional books, supplies, or equipment.

**Cost of attendance is limited to direct educational expenses for students enrolled in fewer than six credits.

DISCLOSURE: FINANCIAL AID SETS THE COST OF ATTENDANCE PRIOR TO PUBLICATION OF LBCC'S TUITION AND FEES. PLEASE REFER TO THE TUITION AND FEE CHART FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR.

Tuition costs are based on whether your residency is in-state, out-of-state, or international, as well as on the number of credit hours you’re taking. In addition to paying for tuition, some classes may require additional fees, books, and supplies. Take a look below for more details.

Fees and Additional Tuition

Per-student fee for Student Government ASLBCC:

  • 1–5 credits: $5.75
  • 6 or more credits: $11.50

Non-credit class fees:

  • Fees are listed in schedule by course. Fees may vary. Course supply fees are due before class begins. 

Other fees:

  • Photo ID card (new card or replacement): $10
  • Placement test (CPT): varies (check Student Assessment Office for current fees)
  • Test proctor fee for non-LBCC testing: $30
  • Official LBCC transcript: $5/first copy; $1/additional copies ordered at same time
  • Unofficial LBCC transcript: free; $1/additional copies ordered at same time, free from WebRunner student account
  • Faxed transcripts: additional $1
  • Rushed transcript processing fee: additional $10 (processed in less than five business days)
  • Course materials and activity fees: varies

Additional Tuition:

Some lower-division transfer courses include lab credits with an additional tuition cost. For the majority of these courses, the lab portion represents one credit of tuition. Lab courses affected include:

  • Animal Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • General Science
  • Physics

[See list for all affected courses at the end.]

Some Career Technical Education (CTE) program courses have tuition that is 21 percent higher than the standard resident rate, with the additional tuition applied to all credits. CTE programs that are not using a cost recovery model have tuition equal to the standard tuition approved by the Board of Education plus 21 percent. These programs include:

 

Automotive Technology

  • Construction and Forestry Equipment Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assistant
  • Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Mechatronics Technician/Industrial Technology
  • Nondestructive Test and Evaluation (NDT)
  • Welding and Fabrication Technology

Animal Science

  • ANS 121
  • ANS 210
  • ANS 211
  • ANS 215
  • ANS 216A
  • ANS 216B
  • ANS 220
  • ANS 221
  • ANS 222
  • ANS 227
  • ANS 231
  • ANS 278

 

Biology

  • BI 101
  • BI 102
  • BI 103
  • BI 200
  • BI 211
  • BI 212
  • BI 213
  • BI 231
  • BI 232
  • BI 233
  • BI 234

Geology

  • G 101
  • G 102
  • G 103
  • G 201
  • G 202
  • G 203

Chemistry

  • CH 122
  • CH 123
  • CH 201
  • CH 202
  • CH 221
  • CH 222
  • CH 223
  • CH 241
  • CH 242
  • CH 243

Chemistry

  • CH 122
  • CH 123
  • CH 201
  • CH 202
  • CH 221
  • CH 222
  • CH 223
  • CH 241
  • CH 242
  • CH 243

General Science

  • GS 104
  • GS 105
  • GS 106
  • GS 108

Physics

  • PH 104
  • PH 131
  • PH 201
  • PH 202
  • PH 203
  • PH 211
  • PH 212
  • PH 213

Nursing program students pay standard tuition. Existing fees in the program cover additional program costs.



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