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LCC and WSU Vancouver have partnered so you can be admitted to both colleges at the same time.

Why Begin at Lower Columbia College?

Many top graduates choose to start college at community colleges. LCC students not only save money, but they enjoy small class sizes and the opportunity to get to know and work directly with their professors, who not only teach but serve as academic and club advisors.

LCC's computer labs feature up-to-date computer technology and software, and the college also offers free tutoring in nearly every subject. Champion sports teams, clubs and special events round out the college experience.

Students can complete lower-division work for nearly 40 majors, including most WSU Vancouver bachelor's programs. LCC has three associate's degree options for completing lower-division coursework toward WSU Vancouver bachelor's degree:

  • Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) - A general transfer degree which satisfies lower-division General Education Requirements.
  • Associate in Arts and Sciences (AA) - A program-specific degree designed to parallel first and second-year coursework in specific WSU Vancouver majors.
  • Associate in Sciences-Transfer (AS-T) - Natural sciences, computer science and engineering majors concentrate on completing their program prerequisites.

Why Washington State University Vancouver?

Located on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is the only public research university in Southwest Washington. Students learn in small classroom settings, with state-of-the-art facilities, while benefiting from over 100 years of institutional research and a reputation for academic excellence. Students have a unique opportunity to converse face-to-face with nationally recognized, Ph.D. faculty.

Baccalaureate degree programs currently offered at WSU Vancouver include:

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Technology & Culture
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Humanities*
  • Human Development
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs
  • Social Sciences*

* These degrees offer specialized areas of study in a variety of fields including criminal justice, history, human resource management, political science, sociology, and women's studies.