Lake County is an above-average public college located in Grayslake, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,324 undergraduate students. The Lake County acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Automotive Mechanics. Graduating 33% of students, Lake County alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,800.
College of Lake County Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.106 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.95 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.94 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities848 Graduates
Nursing Assistant389 Graduates
Automotive Mechanics286 Graduates
Biological and Physical Sciences232 Graduates
HVAC and Refrigeration Engineering Technician132 Graduates
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT)120 Graduates
Teaching English as a Second Language101 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science65 Graduates
Business Support Services63 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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College of Lake County Reviews
At the College of Lake County I have experienced nothing but good things. My classes have all been under the size of 30 students, which makes for more one on one time with professors and therefore better understanding of the material. The campus is organized with signs everywhere for help with direction. It is not very big as well which makes going from class to class not such a hassle. There are constantly fairs and educational opportunities to expand your knowledge on your specific interests. Much construction has been done in the past year to improve the student services department, lounge areas, and the food options available. It is a great place to make big things happen, all while saving a few dollars in the process!
I am currently attending College of Lake County and my experience has been spectacular. Practically everything is a learning experience. You earn a good education. Every individual at CLC benefits your experience. Also, the assignments are challenging but interesting, and if one works hard enough, you will earn a great grade. Putting in effort and getting involved have been significant to any college experience, no matter what college one is attending! The staff, professors, and students people are kind and are great persons to be around. Overall, CLC is a great college that seems to operate like the "adult world," meaning it'll do things such as teach you responsibility. I'd recommend this place to anyone.
I loved it here, I'm sad I have to transfer but I'm also excited for my new adventures! CLC prepared me for a 4 year institution, and offered me resources to help me with my personal life. CLC has a lot to offer, and there is something for everyone. Get involved with the clubs, they are well managed and are lots of fun.