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 Lamar Community College 

Name: Lamar Community College
President: John Marrin
City: Lamar
State: CO
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Town, Remote
Year Established: 1937

Governing Board Website

Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data

2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total: 1,051
Part Time: 53.6%
Full Time: 46.4%

Male: 41.9%
Female: 58.1%

African American: 3.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 0.9%
Hispanic: 20.5%
Native American: 0.8%
White: 63%
Other: 11.8%

John Marrin

John Trefny
Board Chair

Quote from the President

"For 75 years, Lamar Community College (LCC) has been fulfilling its mission of 'enriching lives through learning.' While our college continues to serve our communities and thrive, our graduates have found success in numerous industries and become business executives, leaders in health care, influential in agriculture, and even professional athletes. As a gateway to higher education and a base on which to build a career, LCC is proud of the learning experiences we provide to our students." 

Interesting Facts

  • With a $2 million federal Title III grant, the college has increased its offerings with programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), construction technology, and historic preservation.
  • The college’s signature program, horse training and management, has grown to be one of the nation’s most respected equine programs, attracting students from all over the United States and Canada.
  • Recognizing its frontier heritage and location on the Santa Fe Trail, LCC hosts a bi-annual Frontier History Encampment. Living historians, staff, and students take part in the two-day event.
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