Out of State Students
Lake Land College holds many advantages over four-year universities, including lower costs, smaller class sizes, and a greater degree of flexibility. For students in one of our many transfer programs, Lake Land provides a specialized, low cost alternative to their first two years of academic study.
Lake Land College is considered to be one of the fastest growing community colleges in Illinois with a current population of more than 7,200 students. At Lake Land, we believe that the most important people at the institution are the students. Lake Land faculty has gained a reputation of "Excellence in the Classroom". They are committed to their field of expertise and take a personal interest in each student's educational career objectives.
At Lake Land College we strive to introduce new programs and courses that meet the needs of our students and employers. In addition, we welcome the opportunity to implement new technologies in the classroom and to develop innovative methods of preparing our students for the future.
Lake Land College is centrally located in Illinois. The college campus is approximately 150 miles south of Chicago, Illinois; 125 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri; and about 100 miles west of Indianapolis, Indiana. Lake Land College is also geographically close to four major Illinois Universities, including the University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University, and Illinois State University. Get Directions from Mapquest
Lake Land College is a comprehensive community college offering a broad range of programs. Lake Land offers 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. Lake Land also offers certificate programs and degrees, which allow students to directly prepare for the workplace.
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