Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Boulevard
Mattoon, IL 61938

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Main telephone 217-234-5253
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Educational system Illinois Community College Board
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1966
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Small town-rural area (not within commuting distance of a large city)
Campus size 308 acres
County Coles
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Number of full time, freshmen men 447
Number of full time, freshmen women 462
Total number of full time freshmen 909
Number of part time, freshmen men 78
Number of part time, freshmen women 114
Total number of part time freshmen 192
Total number of freshmen men 525
Total number of freshmen women 576
Total number of freshmen 1,101
Number of full time, undergraduate men 1,274
Number of full time, undergraduate women 1,535
Total number of full time undergraduates 2,809
Number of part time, undergraduate men 1,747
Number of part time, undergraduate women 1,795
Total number of part time undergraduates 3,542
Total number of undergraduate males 3,021
Total number of undergraduate females 3,330
Total number of undergraduate students 6,351
Total enrollment 6,351
Percentage of students from out of state 1%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $6,999
Out-of-state tuition $12,790
Fees $945
Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term) Yes
School employees and their children Yes
Senior citizens Yes
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30 credits per year.)
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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), school's financial aid form
Application deadline (for fall term) May 1
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact person Jon VanDyke
Admissions contact title Dean of Admissions Services
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Except for dental services, nursing, physical therapy, civil engineering technology, and agricultural technology programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Dental services, nursing, physical therapy, civil engineering technology, agricultural technology programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Number of male applicants who enrolled 525
Number of female applicants who enrolled 576
Total number of applicants who enrolled 1,101
High school education High school diploma or equivalent not required.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall admission applicants Continuous
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.
Online application available
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Recommended, but not required
Recommended exams ACT
High school GPA Not considered
Difficulty of high school courses Not considered
Standardized test scores Not considered
High school class rank Not considered
Recommendations Not considered
Application essay Not considered
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 89%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 191
Student faculty ratio 21:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 64 semester hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
Math or science requirement Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Accelerated degree Yes
Honors program Yes
Cooperative education Yes
External degree program (earn credits through options that require little or no classroom attendance) Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (1800)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Virgil H. Judge Learning Resource Center
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Choral groups Yes
Newspaper Yes
Radio station Yes
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 25
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Agriculture Production and Management Club, Cosmetology Club, Agriculture Transfer Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Civil Engineering Technology Club
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 96%
Was counseled by the career services office 33%
Career counseling Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
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