Graduates & Graduation Rates

Degrees and Certificates Awarded

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Laramie County Community College awarded 741 degrees and certificates of completion to 655 individual students. These awards included 146 associate of arts degrees, 138 associate of science degrees, 72 associate degrees in nursing, 176 associate of applied science degrees, 72 certificates of completion, and 146 credit diplomas.
 

Graduation and Transfer Rates

LCCC provides the following information in compliance with federal regulations as found in Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations (34 CFR 668.45, 668.48).
 
During the 2016 fall semester, 441 first-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students enrolled at Laramie County Community College (LCCC). Of this group, referred to as the fall 2016 graduation rate cohort, 125 (28.34%) had graduated from LCCC and 113 (25.62%) had transferred to another college or university by August 31, 2019.
 
The fall 2016 graduation rate cohort included 49 students who received student aid related to an athletics program. Of this group, 19 (38.78%) had graduated from LCCC and 18 (36.73%) had transferred to another college or university by August 31, 2019.
 

Persistence Rate

LCCC provides the following information in compliance with federal regulations as found in Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations (34 CFR 668.41(d)(4)).
   

During the fall 2018 semester, 474 first-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students enrolled at Laramie County Community College (LCCC). Of this group, 308 (64.98%) were still enrolled at LCCC or had graduated as of October 2019.

Retention Rate

LCCC provides the following information in compliance with HLC accreditation reporting.

The table below shows the number and percent of students by pathway who attended LCCC in the given fall term and continued to the spring term. Students who graduated at the end of the fall term are considered part of the cohort but are only counted as retained if they enroll in the spring term.

  Agriculture & Equine Business & Accounting Communication & Creative Arts
Human & Public Services
Health Sciences & Wellness
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics
Trades & Technical Studies
Non-Degree Seeking Students
UNDUPLICATED DEGREE SEEKING TOTAL UNDUPLICATED MAIN COHORT TOTAL
2018 Pathway Cohort      58      90      72    187    250    123    109    283                         740                  1,023
Retained to Spring      48      71      52    145    202    106      83      65                         577                     642
% Retained 83% 79% 72% 78% 81% 86% 76% 23% 78% 63%
2018 FTIC Cohort      49      69      60    153    161      91      82      24                         543                     567
Retained to Spring      43      57      45    121    130      85      64      16                         437                     453
% Retained 88% 83% 75% 79% 81% 93% 78% 67% 80% 80%

Notes:
Pathway Cohort - The main pathway cohort consists of all students who are entering LCCC for the first time in the given fall semester, or started at LCCC in the immediately preceding summer and continued to the fall.
FTIC Cohort (first-time in college cohort) - The FTIC cohort consists of all students who are entering college for the first time as college freshmen in the given fall semester.