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Learn about Dates and Costs

Each semester upon completion of online registration, a student will be charged one semester’s tuition and fees. The student must clear all balances or provide a valid letter of financial guarantee by the payment deadline in order to avoid being dropped from the LCC. Visit the Tuition and Fee Payment page for information about payment methods. 

Course Dates

 Application, Registration, and Semester Beginning 

Semester

Application Deadline

Registration Deadline

Check-in, Placement Testing, and Orientation

Classes Begin

Payment Deadline
Fall 2020 7/31/2020 09/08/2020 09/08 to 09/11/2020 09/14/2020 10/02/2020
Spring 2021 12/04/2020 01/12/2021 01/12 to 01/15/2021 01/19/2021 02/05/2021
Summer 2021 04/02/2021 05/11/2021 05/11 to 05/14/2021 05/17/2021 06/04/2021
Summer II 2021 05/07/2021 06/17/2021 06/17 to 06/21/2021 06/22/2021 07/09/2021

 

 End of Semester

Semester

Exit Testing

Final Day of Program

Fall 2020 12/07/2020 12/11/2020
Spring 2021 04/19/2021 04/23/2021
Summer 2021 08/02/2021 08/06/2021
Summer II 2021 08/02/2021 08/06/2021

 

 

Tuition and Fees

  • Summer 2020

    Start and End Dates: May 12 - August 7 (13 weeks)
    Payment Deadline: June 5, 3:00 p.m.

    LCC Program Tuition (mandatory) $3,300
    LCC Program Fees (mandatory) $300
    University Fees (mandatory) $36
    Student Health Insurance Plan (mandatory for F and J visa holders) $837
    Total $4,473

    Note: All costs are subject to change without notice.

  • Summer II 2020

    Start and End Dates: June 18 - August 7 (7 weeks)
    Payment Deadline: July 10, 3:00 p.m.

    LCC Program Tuition (mandatory) $1,650
    LCC Program Fees (mandatory) $150
    University Fees (mandatory) $21
    Student Health Insurance Plan (mandatory for F and J visa holders) $583
    Total $2,404

    Note: All costs are subject to change without notice.

  • Fall 2020

    Start and End Dates: September 8 - December 11 (14 weeks)

    Payment Deadline: October 2, 3:00 p.m.

    Fall 2020

    Mandatory tuition and fees for students on campus:

    LCC Program Tuition $3,300
    LCC Program Fees $200
    University Fees $296
    Student Health Insurance Plan  (mandatory for F and J visa holders) $837
    Total $4,633

    Fall 2020

    Mandatory tuition and fees for students online:

    LCC Program Tuition $3,300
    LCC Program Fees $200
    University Fees $309
    Student Health Insurance Plan  (mandatory for F and J visa holders) $837
    Total $4,646

     

    PART-TIME STUDENTS:

    Fall 2020

    Mandatory tuition and fees for part-time students on campus:

    LCC Program Tuition $1,650
    LCC Program Fees $200
    University Fees $296
    Student Health Insurance Plan  (mandatory for F and J visa holders) $837
    Total $2,983

     Fall 2020

    Mandatory tuition and fees for part-time students online:

    LCC Program Tuition $1,650
    LCC Program Fees $200
    University Fees $309
    Student Health Insurance Plan  (mandatory for F and J visa holders) $837
    Total $2,996

    Note: All costs are subject to change without notice. 

Other Fees

  • LCC Application Fee: $100, non-refundable
  • Late Registration Fee: $50 for each late registration
  • Books and Supplies: Approximately $350 per semester

Refund

Upon receipt of a Refund Authorization Form signed by the student, the LCC will issue a refund according to the schedules below:

  • Refund of LCC Tuition and Fees

    • LCC Student Check-In Week: 100%
    • 1st week of classes: 75%
    • 2nd week of classes: 50%
    • 3rd week of classes and after: No refund
  • Refund of the Student Health Insurance Plan

    • Within 31 days of the LCC Check-In Day: 100%
    • After 31 days of the LCC Check-In Day: No refund

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How will I receive the refund?

    • If you paid by credit card, the refund will apply to that card.
    • If you paid by cash, check, money order, or cashier's check, you will receive a refund via BankMobile. Follow email instructions BankMobile to create an account. In your BankMobile account, set up direct deposit to U.S. checking or savings account to receive the refund. Alternatively, you may select to receive a check.
  • May I keep the Student Health Insurance Plan?

    It depends. To be eligible for the Plan, you must actively attend classes for at least the first 31 days after the date for which coverage is purchased.