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Education & Training for Energy & Water Professionals
Residents of states bordering Oregon (California, Idaho, Nevada, and Washington) are charged in-state tuition.\r\n
No. The program will connect you to a qualified Fieldwork Mentor and provide you with the appropriate contact information. Each class will have a Fieldwork Mentor. In some areas they will be the same person - in other areas there may be a different Fieldwork Mentor for each class. It will be up to you (the student) to make contact and appropriate scheduling arrangements to complete the field work in an appropriate amount of time.
The majority of core energy classes are between 3-4 credits which equates to $307-$410 per class (not including such things as college fees, class fees, or books). 2016/2017 Tuition In-state tuition is currently set at $102.50 per credit hour. Total class/program costs depend on the number of credits per class plus college fees. The cost per credit is found here: https://www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition along with information on fees.
Given that enrollment circumstances for each student are unique, it's hard to provide a concrete answer. For Ballpark Numbers the total for the entire program can be estimated as follows:\r\n
#ofCredits Required (96 credits) x Tuition ($102.50/credit) + #ofCredits Required (96 credits) x Technology Fee ($5/credit) + 6 Terms (2 Years) x College Fees (Transportation $27/term Student Activity $56/term + Health Clinic Fee $12/term) + $1,800 in course/program costs = $12,690 Total for a 2 year degree\r\n
The Total class/program costs depend on the number of credits per class plus college fees. The cost per credit is found here: https://www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition along with information on fees. The majority of core energy classes are between 3-4 credits which equates to $307-$410 per class (not including such things as college fees, class fees, or books).
For the 2016-17 academic year: In-state tuition is $102.50/credit. If you attend from a state that borders Oregon (California, Washington, Idaho and Nevada), then you will be charged the in-state tuition rate. There are also fees and charges that will increase the total amount you might be charged in a given term. Additional Information: https://www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition
Yes. You can fill out the application online through Lane Community College's website: https://www.lanecc.edu/sustainability/nweei/program-admission-form
Yes! Students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarship opportunities through Lane Community College and potentially through The American Public Power Association's (APPA) Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) education program.
Through the DEED program, participating utilities offer students $2,000-$5,000 for educational scholarships, student internships, student research grants, and technical design projects. Applicants must be full-time students attending an accredited college/university or vocational institution within the U.S. and must not be graduating within 12 months of the application deadline.
APPLY EARLY as some scholarships are on a first come-first serve basis and or have early deadlines (4-6 months before beginning fall term)
Additional Information: https://www.lanecc.edu/foundation/scholarships
Yes. There are specific deadlines and eligibility is not guaranteed. Federal deadlines tend to be around June 30th prior to fall term. State deadlines are usually much earlier —beginning of March prior to fall term. Additional Information: https://www.lanecc.edu/finaid
Associate of Applied Science (AAS). This kind of degree trains graduates for immediate employment and direct entry into the workforce. Many career technical programs require cooperative education or internships. Career Technical courses do not necessarily transfer to other institutions. Each AAS degree has specific program requirements.\r\n
Additional Information: https://www.lanecc.edu/sites/default/files/collegecatalog/aas.pdf
You are able to begin taking your general education courses on your own timeline. The Energy Program and specific energy classes begin a new group (cohort) every fall term which is a typical starting point for all students. However, we do make exceptions for students who wish to enroll Winter or Spring Terms depending on their previous education background and/or work experience.
You shouldn't! Only students who attend classes in-person on Main Campus or Downtown campus must pay this fee. However, As of July 1 2017, there is a specific online class fee that goes to directly support online student services likethe Academic Technology Department.
More Information: https://www.lanecc.edu/esfs/tuition-fees-and-payments
Yes. In order to take any of the Energy related classes you need to fill out an online program application. If you want to take a class that has prerequisites you don't have, you'll need to ask for permission to take the course. Wavers are given depending on your previous work experience, education and or current abilities.