Lake College

Overview of Lake College

Students attend Lake College in Redding, CA, a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Lake College degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students.

Lake College Selectivity

Lake College is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 63 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Lake College are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Lake College is in the business of personal and professional growth. We dedicate ourselves to offering professional higher education that prepares each student to enter a successful career and a lifetime of service to our community. Lake College is unique in creating a quality comprehensive educational experience that engages the whole person and enables each student to build a bright future and create a meaningful life within a network of supportive relationships."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lake College

Lake College
443 Redcliff Drive
Redding , CA 96002
General Phone: (530) 224-7227

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Lake College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology34medical assistant, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine17licensed practical nurse
Medical Administration13health care administration
Business and Management6accounting technology
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year475
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years292

Lake College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lake College had a total enrollment of 63 students (121 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 8%
Women 92%
Full-Time 64%
Part-Time 36%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 5%
22-24 11%
25-29 21%
30-34 17%
35-39 6%
40-49 16%
50-64 8%

Lake College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 79 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 70%

Lake College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lake College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

Lake College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Lake College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3806300)

Lake College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Lake College Highlights

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What Sets Lake College Apart:

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Number of degree programs
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Top 5%Lake College Number of degree programs
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 7%Lake College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% students 40 years or older
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Top 11%Lake College % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Lake College Female % of student body

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