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Lake Land College Overview

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

What Is Lake Land College Known For?

3,596 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Lake Land College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 59% 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.

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

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

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 & Agriculture Operations Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Horticulture Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Agricultural Mechanization Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Culinary Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Agricultural Economics & Business Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular General Sales & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Agricultural Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Most Popular Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#153 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lake Land College?

Location of Lake Land College

Contact details for Lake Land College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: 217-234-5253
Website: www.lakelandcollege.edu/

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?

11% Take Out Loans
22.6% 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 Lake Land College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,348 a year. That adds up to $13,392 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lake Land College is 22.6%. 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

2,082 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,466 undergraduate students at Lake Land College, with 2,082 being full-time and 2,384 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lake Land College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,082 full-time undergraduates at Lake Land College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lake Land College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lake Land College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 80
Hispanic or Latino 73
White 1,840
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 74

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

544 Took All Classes Online
1,827 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,827 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 -0.7%. This is the #2,247 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
Construction 510 0 0 510
Horticulture 314 5 145 464
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 444 0 444
Culinary Arts 271 0 158 429
Housing 418 0 0 418
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 162 9 9 180
Precision Metal Working 125 3 0 128
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 81 0 36 117
Business Support & Assistant Services 102 3 3 108
Nursing 0 81 0 81
Biological & Physical Science 0 73 0 73
Health & Medical Administrative Services 6 24 21 51
Hospitality Management 45 0 0 45
Industrial Production Technology 41 0 0 41
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 22 17 39
General Sales & Marketing 24 15 0 39
Agricultural Mechanization 0 29 6 35
Accounting 0 13 21 34
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 18 9 27
Cosmetology 0 0 27 27
Dental Support Services 0 26 0 26
Business Administration & Management 23 2 0 25
Agricultural Production 0 19 1 20
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 10 8 18
Human Development & Family Studies 0 15 1 16
Graphic Communications 0 6 9 15
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 15 0 15
Social Work 0 14 0 14
Computer Programming 5 7 1 13
Information Science 0 13 0 13
Allied Health Professions 0 5 8 13
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 4 3 4 11
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 11 11
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 11 0 0 11
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 11 11
Environmental Control Technology 3 4 2 9
Civil Engineering Technology 0 8 0 8
Entrepreneurial Studies 7 0 0 7
Computer Software & Applications 0 4 3 7
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 7 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
General Engineering 0 7 0 7
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2 4 0 6
Geography & Cartography 6 0 0 6
Computer Engineering Technology 2 0 2 4
Data Entry 1 0 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 1 1
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 1 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 1 0 1
Legal Support Services 0 1 0 1
Fire Protection 0 1 0 1
Animal Services 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,164 911 521 3,596

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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