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LLCC online computer science degree, online programs recognized

Press contact: Lynn Whalen

SPRINGFIELD — ZDNet has ranked Lincoln Land Community College’s online computer science associate degree as No. 1 in the nation. ZDNet's ranking methodology encompasses data and tools from the National Center for Education Statistics' annual survey.

According to, the best online computer science associate degree programs provide lecture-based instruction and practical experience while preparing industry professionals for the workforce. A computer science associate degree is the foundation for building computational skills.

In ranking LLCC’s online computer science degree program No. 1, the website notes that LLCC's computer science associate degree includes 61-63 credit hours in general education and program-related courses such as computer applications and concepts, computer programming concepts, and understanding technology today.

In addition, ranked three of LLCC’s online programs in the top 50 in the state and nation for 2022. researched over 2,900 colleges and universities, evaluating each institution for the strength of its online resources, reputation and program strength.

LLCC was ranked No. 26 in the Best Community Colleges in Illinois with the best online medical coding program in the state. For Best Online Colleges in Illinois, LLCC ranked No. 29 with the best philosophy program. And in the Most Affordable Online Community Colleges category, LLCC ranked No. 43 in the nation with the best online LPN to ADN program.

Badge for Best Community Colleges in Illinois 2022
Badge for Best Online Colleges in Illinois 2022
Badge for Most Affordable Community Colleges 2022