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Lake Land College Overview

Lake Land College is a public institution located in Mattoon, Illinois. Mattoon is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Lake Land College Known For?

3,856 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Lake Land College.
  • In 2017-2018, 62% of the faculty were full-time.

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Lake Land College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Agriculture Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Horticulture Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Construction Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Culinary Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Agricultural Mechanization Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Agricultural Economics Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular General Sales & Marketing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#169 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Lake Land College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Professional Sales Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#43 Best Value Colleges for Social Work College Factual
#44 Best Value Colleges for Social Work College Factual
#73 Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service College Factual

Where Is Lake Land College?

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Contact details for Lake Land College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: 217-234-5253

How Do I Get Into Lake Land College?

You can apply to Lake Land College online at: www.lakelandcollege.edu/enroll/

Lake Land College 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 Lake Land College?

10% Take Out Loans
19.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Lake Land College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $3,669 a year. That adds up to $14,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lake Land College is 19.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Lake Land College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,928 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,862 undergraduate students at Lake Land College, with 1,928 being full-time and 1,934 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,928 full-time undergraduates at Lake Land College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 65
Hispanic or Latino 65
White 1,709
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

Over 23 countries are represented at Lake Land College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Congo, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Lake Land College

1,408 Took All Classes Online
2,665 Took At Least One Class Online
42.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,665 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Lake Land College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lake Land College was 42.6%. This is the #735 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lake Land College 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%.

Lake Land College 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 0 441 217 658
Construction 535 0 18 553
Horticulture 382 3 155 540
Housing 506 0 0 506
Culinary Arts 271 0 146 417
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 78 3 78 159
Precision Metal Working 117 4 0 121
Business Support & Assistant Services 117 0 1 118
Nursing 0 77 0 77
Industrial Production Technology 67 0 0 67
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 8 30 20 58
Biological & Physical Science 0 57 0 57
Hospitality Management 52 0 0 52
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 45 45
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1 21 22 44
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 19 17 36
General Sales & Marketing 18 14 0 32
Cosmetology 0 0 30 30
Accounting 0 14 14 28
Dental Support Services 0 24 0 24
Agricultural Mechanization 0 21 2 23
Agricultural Production 0 19 3 22
Business Administration & Management 20 1 0 21
Social Work 0 18 0 18
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 7 5 5 17
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 10 7 17
Allied Health Professions 0 6 9 15
Graphic Communications 0 5 7 12
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 12 0 12
Civil Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Information Science 0 9 0 9
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6 3 0 9
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 7 0 0 7
Computer Programming 0 4 2 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 0 0 5
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
General Engineering 0 5 0 5
Data Entry 4 0 0 4
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 3 3
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 3 3
Human Development & Family Studies 0 3 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 0 2 0 2
Information Technology 0 2 0 2
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 1 0 0 1
Legal Support Services 0 1 0 1
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 1 1
Geography & Cartography 1 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,203 848 805 3,856

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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