Lake Land College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Lake Land College is a large two-year, public school with 6,820 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1862 and is the only college located in Mattoon, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Lake Land College will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Lake Land College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Work and Family Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Agriculture, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
Lake Land College student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Lake Land College is very low - 28%. About 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lake Land College is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,800
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, $11,100 a year. The additional fees at Lake Land College not covered by tuition are nearly $700; which comes to $11,800 per year.

Read the details about Lake Land College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Lake Land College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (217) 234-5253.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Lake Land College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lake Land College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Lake Land College.

Based on the college crime data, Lake Land College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lake Land College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938, USA
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