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Cherokee Center

7186 NE Hwy 171 ∙ Pittsburg, KS ∙ 66762

Dental Assistant Program
Financial Aid
Placement Testing

Phone: (620) 232-5820
Toll Free (877) 800-1070
Fax: (620) 232-5870
Cherokee Center Directory

Front Desk Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm

Course Schedule
(Search for Cherokee Center in the Campus Field)

The Cherokee Center was established by Labette Community College in 2008 to better serve students of southeast Kansas. It is conveniently located on the border of Cherokee and Crawford county at the intersection of US 69 & Hwy 400. LCC offers both general education and developmental courses. Courses include General Education, Elementary Education, Business, History, Math and Psychology in addition to many others. We also offer a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course every semester. We can enroll you for classes offered by LCC at the main campus, online or at any extension site.

  • 14,000 sq foot, ten acre lot renovated in 2008

  • 7 classrooms, 1 computer lab and student lounge area

  • Vending machine and microwave access

  • Television and study tables in student lounge area

  • Math tutoring (schedule varies by semester)

  • Bookstore services available

  • Cookout with LCC President, Dr. George Knox, each semester

Financial Aid
A Financial Aid representative is available from 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Financial Aid documents can be left at the front desk on Wednesdays. Financial Aid information.

Placement Testing
For non-traditional students or those who have not taken an ACT test we offer COMPASS placement testing. The COMPASS test is an untimed placement test covering Reading, English and Math. Test scores will be used to place the student in the appropriate level course.

The Cherokee Center serves as a GED testing site.
Testing dates can be found at
If you have questions regarding GED classes please contact Karen Barger, Chief GED Examiner at 1∙888∙522∙3883 ext. 1182.

Dental Assistant Program
The dental assistant program is located at the Cherokee Center.
For more information check out the Dental Assistant website: LCC Dental Assistant

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