Great Lakes Christian College

Overview of Great Lakes Christian College

Great Lakes Christian is in Lansing, MI. Lansing is a large suburb. The school is classified as a Christian Churches and Churches of Christ college. Great Lakes Christian is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at Great Lakes Christian include religion and philosophy.

Great Lakes Christian Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Body

Approximately 260 students study at Great Lakes Christian (in 2007-2008).

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Great Lakes Christian makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Great Lakes Christian

Great Lakes Christian College
6211 W Willow Hwy
Lansing , MI 48917-1299
General Phone: (517) 321-0242

Great Lakes Christian Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy22theology, pre-ministerial studies
Liberal Arts6general studies, humanities
Education and Teaching0kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education

Number of programs and degrees for Great Lakes Christian in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree64
Award of less than 1 academic year01
Bachelor's degree221

Great Lakes Christian Student Body

In 2007-2008, Great Lakes Christian had a total enrollment of 260 students (195 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 11%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 30%
20-21 22%
22-24 18%
25-29 8%
30-34 6%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Great Lakes Christian Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 67 %

Great Lakes Christian Room and Board (2007)

Great Lakes Christian offers campus housing for 151 of its 195 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 17 meals per week.

Great Lakes Christian Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,000
Room and board $ 6,600
Books and supplies $ 840
Other expenses $ 1,650

Financial Aid:
Great Lakes Christian participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 226900)

Great Lakes Christian Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track82

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year8$45,3752*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$45,3752*

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

Great Lakes Christian Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

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Great Lakes Christian Highlights

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What Sets Great Lakes Christian Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Great Lakes Christian Dorm rooms per full-time student
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Great Lakes Christian Male % of student body
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Great Lakes Christian Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Great Lakes Christian % of degrees in religion and philosophy

checked Christian Churches and Churches of Christ affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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