Additional Steps to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 20 - April 14 campus will be closed to all students/visitors, and all events are canceled. Spring quarter will run April 20 - June 18, and instruction will be delivered online as much as possible. - Learn More.

Your college education is one of the biggest investments you will make! This section will help you understand the cost of your education at Lower Columbia College, and how to pay for it.

Payment Planner Banner, Tuition Smarter

Consumers are more value conscious than ever today. Community colleges offer quality education at an affordable price. Financial aid and scholarships are available, and admission is open.


Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees costs as set by the Washington State Legislature.

Types of Aid

List of all the types of aid available at Lower Columbia College.

Financial Aid

Instructions, links and deadlines for students applying for financial aid.

Payment Options

How and when to pay what you owe.


Free, online money management program.


Instructions, links and deadlines for students applying for Lower Columbia College scholarships, and other scholarships.

Student Employment

Challenging real-world opportunities that help students prepare for a career while attending college.

Net Price Calculator

Estimate the amount of grant and scholarship aid you are eligible to receive at Lower Columbia College.

Tax Credit

Students and families with tuition expenses may be eligible for a tax credit.

Matched Education Savings Account (MESA)

Fibre Federal Credit Union matched education savings account options. For every $1 you save, MESA matches it with $3.


Copyright 2018 Lower Columbia College | All Rights Reserved.