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LTCC at a Glance
Opened in 1975, Lake Tahoe Community College is a two-year, public institution offering associate degrees, certificates, career education and continuing education program. LTCC is focused on providing outstanding educational opportunities for every student in a personal learning environment.
South Lake Tahoe, California is a small community of nearly 30,000 located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. The beautiful 164-acre, wooded campus less than 2 miles from the lake shore. At 6,229 feet above sea level, LTCC is the highest altitude college in California. The campus is near bike trails, ski resorts, Desolation Wilderness, and Emerald Bay State Park with miles of hiking trails, environmental education, and recreation.
With over forty associate degree options in addition to career and technical certificates, students can pursue a wide variety of interests such as a fire academy program and offerings in allied health, business administration, commercial music, criminal justice, digital media, and wilderness education. Transfer degrees prepare students for admission to California State University campuses.
DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
Undergraduate: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T), Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T), Certificate of Achievement
Approximately 3,000 students per quarter
41 full-time faculty members with a primary focus on teaching and learning
LTCC offers a wide range of welcoming groups and exciting activities to engage the entire campus community, including more than 15 student clubs and organizations, Associated Student Council (ASC), and Student Ambassadors.
Visual and Performing Arts
Theatre productions; Tahoe Choir; art exhibits in the Haldan Art Gallery, Foyer Art Gallery, and Student Art Gallery
International Club, Rotoract, Generation HOPE, ALLY Club
Special Programs and Support
Tutoring and Learning Center, Disability Resource Center, Writing Center, academic advising, career services, TRiO Student Support Services, community education programs
Library, Student Center with fireplace and coffee café, gymnasium, fitness center, nordic ski track, Duke Theatre, Haldan Art Gallery
Nearly 70 percent of Lake Tahoe Community College students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, grants and work-study assistance
Lake Tahoe Community College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The University of California, the California State Universities, and other accredited colleges and universities give full credit for equivalent and transferable courses satisfactorily completed at Lake Tahoe Community College.