College Of Lake County

College Of Lake County

The College of Lake County, established in 1967, is a 2-year community college. The college enrolls over 15,000 students every year. Students have a wide range of academic programs from which to choose, including GED and adult basic education, credit and non-credit programs, and specialized services for businesses and contract training. Apart from this, continuing education and online education programs are also offered.

College of Lake County's sports teams go by the name of Lancers, and the team colors are blue and silver. These teams compete in more than 10 intercollegiate sports including women's basketball, softball, tennis, cross-country, soccer, and volleyball, as well as men's baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, cross-country, and tennis.

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Contacting College of Lake County

College of Lake County
19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake , IL 60030-1198
General Phone: (847) 543-2000

College of Lake County Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts519technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences, library assistant
Mechanics and Repair313computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine240EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology154dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, phlebotomy
Office and Administration144office management, administrative assistant, office data entry
Science91biological and physical sciences
Law62legal assistant
Medical Administration45medical records tech, medical transcription, medical billing, medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering42information technology, computer applications programming, web design, computer networking, system administration, computer security
Security and Law Enforcement41criminal justice and police, security services management, fire-fighting
Engineering Technician38civil engineering tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, quality control tech, construction engineering tech, CAD and design, architectural drafting
Business and Management28accounting, accounting technology, small business management, sales
Cooking and Culinary Arts14chef training, waiter/waittress
Education and Teaching14early childhood education, ESL instruction, teacher aide
Family and Social Work14child care provider, social work
Production Trades13machinist, welding
Landscaping and Horticulture12landscaping, turf management, floristry
Therapy and Counseling5substance abuse counseling
Conservation and Resource Management4forest technology
Construction Trades4electrician

Number of programs and degrees for College of Lake County in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year72933
Associate's degree94743
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12524

College of Lake County Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Lake County had a total enrollment of 16,010 students (9,647 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 8%
Hispanic 24%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 23%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

College of Lake County Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 42 %

College of Lake County Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Grayslake, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

College of Lake County Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,730
Books and supplies $ 1,232

Financial Aid:
College of Lake County participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 769400)

College of Lake County Faculty

College of Lake County has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2629

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year91$79,330100$76,775
All faculty totalacademic year91$79,330100$76,775

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Lake County Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports11112

College of Lake County Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician
Technical and Business Writing

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Securities Services Administration/Management

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets College of Lake County Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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