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Lake Land College offers Indiana students exceptional education, transfer opportunities

Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill., offers many advantages over four-year universities including lower costs, smaller class sizes and a greater degree of flexibility. Only about 60 miles from the Indiana border, the college offers classes close to home at convenient times and locations, too. 

Likewise, for students in the Indiana counties of Vigo, Clay and parts of Parke and Vermilion Counties, the college offers a lower tuition rate for these out-of-state students. The tuition rate for students of these counties is $211.42 per semester hour versus the $401.89 rate for regular out-of-state students.  

Lake Land offers several transfer degrees, allowing students to complete their first two years of college-level coursework at Lake Land before continuing their education at a four-year college or university. Credits earned in the transfer programs are transferable to most four-year colleges and universities. Additionally, the college offers articulation agreements with four-year Indiana schools including Indiana Wesleyan University and Indiana State University. 

For students in Indiana, Lake Land’s Eastern Region Center at the Forsythe Center, located in Marshall, Illinois offers both general education classes and vocational training classes, and is only about 20 minutes from the Indiana border. 

Additionally, out-of-state tuition prices will be waived for students enrolling in courses offered via the Internet. Online students will pay the in-district tuition rate, a course fee of $65 plus the service fees, rec center fees, and activity fees per semester hour. Please note that some courses require campus visits for proctored tests and/or lab activities. The requirements can be reviewed on the instructor's welcome letter. Proctored tests require an appointment.

For a comprehensive list of academic programs offered at Lake Land, visit: http://lakeland.cc.il.us/as/as/academicprograms/programs.cfm. For information regarding out-of-state and Indiana students, contact Jessica Daugherty, admissions representative at 217-234-5429 or jdaugherty52503@lakeland.cc.il.us. 

To register for a class, visit: www.lakeland.cc.il.us and select the “Admissions/Get Started” link on the home page. 



Media Contacts

Jennifer Forneris
Media Specialist
217-234-5408
jforneris@lakeland.cc.il.us
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Kelly Allee
Director of Communications and Creative Services
217-234-5215
kallee@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 11

Paula Rosine
Graphic Designer
217-234-5265
prosine@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 12

Megan Nelson
Assistant to the Director of Communications and Creative Services
217-234-5233
mnelson@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 12

Jenny Osborn
Graphic Specialist
217-234-5233
jkovacik@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 12




News Releases

08/04/15
Deadline for Lake Land College’s Belize trip fast approaching, informational meeting planned

08/04/15
Lake Land College to offer free English Language Acquisition class in Effingham

08/06/15
Lake Land College welcomes 40 new practical nurses to the field

08/10/15
Receive senior citizen tuition waiver at Lake Land College

08/11/15
Lake Land College honors Dr. George Mitchell with Clem G. Phipps Exemplary Trustee Award

08/11/15
Lake Land College offers a variety of community courses this August

08/11/15
Fall classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 25, but it’s not too late to register at Lake Land College!

08/24/15
Lake Land College offers a variety of community courses this September

08/24/15
Shimkus announces $1.15 million TRiO award for Lake Land College

08/25/15
Students debut human and computer interaction projects in Lake Land College’s new Innovation Lab and Maker Space

08/31/15
Prospective students invited to Laker Visit Day

08/31/15
Lake Land College to host Mobile Veterans Center


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