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Lake Land College

Mattoon, IL 2-Year Public
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About Lake Land College

Lake Land College Overview

Lake Land College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Mattoon, Illinois. Lake Land College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 6,351 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is September 3.

Student Activities at Lake Land College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Interested in journalism or communications? Lake Land College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Lake Land College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Lake Land College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lake Land College on the Student Life page.

2022 Lake Land College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $7,139
Out-of-State $12,941

Is Lake Land College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better sense of what Lake Land College offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lake Land College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lake Land College, around 89% are still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Lake Land College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 96% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Lake Land College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lake Land College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Lake Land College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $2,016 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lake Land College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Lake Land College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lake Land College.

Based on this information, how does Lake Land College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lake Land College a good school for you?

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Where is Lake Land College?

Lake Land College is located in the rural setting of Mattoon, Illinois.

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College Info

5001 Lake Land Boulevard Mattoon, IL 61938-9366

Campus Setting: Rural

Lake Land College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 3

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lake Land College is Sep 3.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lake Land College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lake Land College ACT Scores

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Lake Land College SAT Scores

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Lake Land College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$7,954

In State

$13,756

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,989
$12,791
Fees
$965
$965
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lake Land College is like? There are approximately 6,351 students enrolled at Lake Land College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from IL and 1% percent of students are from other states.

44%

Full Time

56%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,351

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,954

Out-of-State

$13,756

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 3
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