Graduates & Graduation Rates

Degrees and Certificates Awarded

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Laramie County Community College awarded 726 degrees and certificates of completion to 646 individual students. These awards included 156 associate of arts degrees, 137 associate of science degrees, 61 associate degrees in nursing, 154 associate of applied science degrees, 60 certificates of completion, and 158 credit diplomas.
 

Graduation and Transfer Rates

The following information is provided in compliance with federal regulations as found in Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations (34 CFR 668.45, 668.48).

During the 2017 fall semester, 444 first-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students enrolled at Laramie County Community College (LCCC). Of this group, referred to as the fall 2017 graduation rate cohort, 139 (31.31%) had graduated from LCCC and 107 (24.10%) had transferred to another college or university by August 31, 2020.

The fall 2017 graduation rate cohort included 55 students who received student aid related to an athletics program. Of this group, 22 (40.00%) had graduated from LCCC and 21 (38.18%) had transferred to another college or university by August 31, 2020.

Graduation and transfer rates for the overall cohort and the cohort of students who received athletics-related aid are provided and can be downloaded in PDF format. Information is presented by gender, race/ethnicity and type of federal aid received.

Persistence Rate

The following information is provided 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 2019 semester, 550 first-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students enrolled at Laramie County Community College (LCCC). Of this group, 352 (64.00%) were still enrolled at LCCC or had graduated as of October 2020.

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.

2018 Cohorts 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
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%
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.