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College of Lake County Overview

College of Lake County is a public institution situated in Grayslake, Illinois. Grayslake is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is College of Lake County Known For?

3,021 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at College of Lake County.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 24% of the faculty were full-time.

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College of Lake County Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

College of Lake County has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#184 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#377 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at College of Lake County.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Teaching English or French Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#121 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#121 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is College of Lake County?

Location of College of Lake County

Contact details for College of Lake County are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
Phone: 847-543-2000
Website: WWW.CLCILLINOIS.EDU

How Do I Get Into College of Lake County?

You can apply to College of Lake County online at: https://www.clcillinois.edu/admission/become-a-student

College of Lake County has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford College of Lake County?

7% Take Out Loans
10.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At College of Lake County, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,488 a year. That adds up to $17,952 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of Lake County is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

College of Lake County Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,140 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,743 undergraduate students at College of Lake County, with 4,140 being full-time and 9,603 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  College of Lake County

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,140 full-time undergraduates at College of Lake County, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  College of Lake County

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of Lake County students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of College of Lake County Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 230
Black or African American 201
Hispanic or Latino 1,564
White 1,738
International Students 82
Other Races/Ethnicities 325

Over 54 countries are represented at College of Lake County. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at College of Lake County

1,151 Took All Classes Online
3,110 Took At Least One Class Online
3.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,110 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at College of Lake County has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of College of Lake County

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of Lake County was 3.9%. This is the #1,753 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at College of Lake County regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

College of Lake County Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 842 0 842
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 363 0 0 363
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 245 23 14 282
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 173 14 23 210
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 159 10 0 169
Biological & Physical Science 0 167 0 167
Allied Health Professions 6 39 57 102
Culinary Arts 47 19 22 88
Nursing 0 75 0 75
Business Support & Assistant Services 32 18 16 66
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 21 36 57
Health & Medical Administrative Services 47 7 0 54
Human Development & Family Studies 24 14 15 53
Information Technology 7 2 38 47
Teaching English or French 34 0 9 43
Health & Physical Education 24 10 0 34
Precision Metal Working 25 1 6 32
Business Administration & Management 20 11 0 31
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 27 0 0 27
Legal Support Services 0 11 14 25
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 21 3 0 24
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 15 1 7 23
Computer Software & Applications 7 15 0 22
General Engineering 0 22 0 22
Electronics Engineering Technology 7 11 3 21
Computer Systems Networking 0 18 0 18
Dental Support Services 0 18 0 18
Movement & Mind-Body Therapies 15 0 0 15
Fire Protection 0 12 0 12
Accounting 2 3 6 11
Horticulture 6 4 0 10
Mechanical Engineering Technology 4 5 0 9
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 8 8
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 7 0 7
Social Work 0 1 6 7
Construction Engineering Technology 1 4 0 5
Fine & Studio Arts 0 5 0 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 3 3
Library & Archives Assisting 0 1 2 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
General Sales & Marketing 1 1 0 2
Computer Programming 2 0 0 2
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 1 0 1 2
Natural Resource Management 1 1 0 2
Forestry 1 0 0 1
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,319 1,416 286 3,021

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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