Honors Program - Who May Apply - Application Process - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

Honors Program

Selection Criteria

Requirements for the Honors Program focus on academic talents and career goals. To be accepted in the program students must meet the criteria for entering freshmen or current Lake Land College students.

Entering Freshmen

  • Must pursue a college transfer major at Lake Land College
  • And meet two of the following:
    • Graduate in the top 10 percent of his or her high school class.
    • Have a composite ACT score of 25 or higher
    • Have a composite 3.5 GPA on a 4-point scale or equivalent

Current Lake Land Students

  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 or above after the completion of at least 12 semester hours of Lake Land transfer classes and be enrolled in a college transfer program.

Application Process

Eligible students are encouraged to download and submit an application. In addition to completing the application, students must submit the following.

Entering Freshmen

  • A copy of his or her high school transcript
  • A copy of his or her ACT record
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors or principal

Download Application Form for Entering Freshmen
Download Recommendation Form

Current Lake Land Students

  • A copy of his or her Lake Land College transcript
  • A letter of recommendation from a Lake Land College instructor.

Download Application Form for Current Students
Download Recommendation Form

Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938-9366
(217) 234-LAKE

Community Locations:
Eastern Region Center - Marshall, IL
Kluthe Center for Higher Education & Technology - Effingham, IL
Western Region Center - Pana, IL
Workforce Development Center - Mattoon, IL

College Closing Policy
Employment at LLC
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Media Room
Career Services
Student Handbook and Right to Know Information

Supporting our Veterans
Give a Gift
Higher Learning Commission 
                    Mark of Affiliation