Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon is a 2-year college located in a 315-acre campus in the SE part of the city. There are additional college facilities in Florence, the Lane Aviation Academy at the airport in Eugene, downtown Eugene, and Cottage Grove. The college serves more the 30,000 students each year within the 5,000 square-mile area, to include all of Lane County and most of Line, Benton and Douglas counties.
Lane Community College provides 2-year Associate degrees across a variety of academic programs that focus on pre-college curriculum, mathematics, writing, reading, and study skills. The school offers approximately 51 career tracks including nursing, paramedicine, culinary arts, hotel and restaurant management, flight technology, graphic design, multimedia, criminal justice, exercise science, and human relations. Given the vast wooden areas indigenous to the Great Northwest, the school also focuses on arboriculture with a specialty in tree and logging science. The program offers practical studies in tree removal, tree trimming, and all other arborist-related skills.
The 35,000 plus student body attending the school during the most recent academic year were taking Eugene, OR class in both credit (60%) and non-credit (40%) programs. The student body is split between full-time (38%) and part-time (62%) students. The average student age in credit programs was 28 years old while the average age of students in non-credit programs was 46.
The main campus is located centrally to Land County between Springfield, OR and South Eugene, OR. The campus is comprised of 26 main building and a number of secondary facilities. All the buildings are styled after Brutalist architecture. The Eugene campus is accessible to mobility impaired, wheelchairs, and a vast network of paths and bridges connect the buildings.
There are additional learning centers in Cottage Grove, downtown Eugene, and Florance. Additionally, the Lan Aviation Academy is located at the Eugene airport.
The downtown facility is located at the intersection of 10 Avenue and Olive St, right across the street from the Eugene Public Library. This facility was designed as a lab for Reusable Energy and Energy Management degree programs as well as housing for students that participate in the Titan Court program.
The Cottage Grove Learning Center located at 1275 South River Rd, Eugene, OR provides credit education transfer and college prep courses, GED classes, and no-credit adult foundational skills as well as continuing education courses.
The Florence Center located at 3149 Oak St, Eugene, OR provides credit gen-ed classes in over 80 unique areas, all the required courses for many transfer associate degrees programs, and also some nursing courses. Community Education courses in Florence, OR involve a multitude of enriching courses and professional development classes.