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Full-Time Programs (600 hours or more) Are Eligible For Financial Aid!

Many of our students apply for financial aid to complete full-time programs.  Financial Aid is available through a variety of sources for qualified individuals enrolled in full-time programs. Contact us at 330-896-8123 for more information or questions about financing your education. Determine if you qualify for assistance using our online financial aid calculator.

* Please note that student financial aid disbursement timelines can vary. Students are advised not to rely on disbursements for time-sensitive bills, payments, or deadlines.

$1,000 Enrollment Scholarship

Alumni of PLCC’s four partner districts as well as Veterans and immediate family members of PLCC employees are eligible to receive one $1,000 discount off any full-time program enrollment or one $250 discount toward part-time program enrollment.
Partner Districts: Coventry | Manchester | Springfield | Green

How To Apply For Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

PLCC’s school code for the Free Application for FAFSA is:  016994

Contact our financial aid department at 330.896.8123 or krobinson@plcc.edu if you need assistance completing the FAFSA, securing financial aid, and setting up payment plans.

Paying For Part-Time Courses

PLCC Courses with fewer than 600 hours are generally not eligible for Federal Pell Grants or Student Loans.  Here are some other financial aid options for part-time courses:

  • Some local scholarships
  • PLCC payment plans for tuition
  • Ohio Means Jobs
  • Employer-Sponsored Funding
  • PLCC offers a one-time $250 scholarship for alumni of PLCC’s four partner districts as well as Veterans and immediate family members of PLCC employees.
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Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.