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About Lake Land College

Lake Land College is a public, state school that was founded in 1966. It is not competitive to get into Lake Land College. The institution enrolls around 6,351 students a year, including 6,351 undergrads.

Lake Land College does not offer early action or early decision.

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Early Admissions at Lake Land College

Lake Land College does not offer early decision or early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $6,999
Out-of-State $12,790

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Lake Land College.

Financial Aid at Lake Land College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at Lake Land College

The most popular organizations for Lake Land College students to join are Agriculture Production and Management Club, Cosmetology Club and Agriculture Transfer Club. Spring Carnival, Alcohol Awareness Week, and and Blood Drives are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Lake Land College.

How Do I Get Into Lake Land College?

Lake Land College is considered not competitive to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays.

Does Lake Land College Require Test Scores?

Lake Land College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, . 60% submitted the ACT.

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Lake Land College Waitlist 2021

Lake Land College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Lake Land College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lake Land College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lake Land College, around 89% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Lake Land College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 96 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

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

What is Lake Land College's Endowment?

As of 2016, the total market value of the school endowment was $2,661,242. For each full-time student, Lake Land College spends about $2,016.

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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

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

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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.


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