College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
Tel: (847)543-2000
17,577 students
Public institution

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The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college offering a wide range of academic program choices to meet students' educational needs at different points in their lives.
School Highlights:
College of Lake County serves 17,577 students (28% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.
College of Lake County is the only community colleges within Lake County, IL.
The nearest community college is Worsham College of Mortuary Science (15.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
College of Lake County Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 17,577 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,577 students
1,303 students
College of Lake County Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,945 students
835 students
College of Lake County Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 12,632 students
1,046 students
College of Lake County Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
College of Lake County sch enrollment College of Lake County sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
6%
2%
College of Lake County Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
19%
7%
College of Lake County Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
11%
College of Lake County Black (2006-2012)
% White
69%
66%
College of Lake County White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
College of Lake County sch ethnicity College of Lake County sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.48 0.44
College of Lake County Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,252 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,590 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,252 $5,890
College of Lake County In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,590 $10,047
College of Lake County Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our major program areas include credit programs to prepare students for transfer or career entry, GED and adult basic education, non-credit offerings for personal or career development, and contract training and specialized services for businesses. Regardless of their focus, our programs emphasize academic excellence and concern with the individual student's goals. Each semester we serve nearly 16,000 credit students, with more than 80 percent enrolled in transfer or career preparation programs. By far the largest College of Lake County site, the Grayslake Campus consists of 226.1 acres. About one-third of the campus is currently devoted to buildings and parking areas, and another 20 percent is allocated for future building. Natural beauty is a distinct feature of the campus, and about one-third of the acreage will be permanently preserved as natural areas. From its central Lake County location on the Grayslake Campus, the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts offers many programs that offer audiences Downtown-caliber entertainment and cultural experiences.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,882 per year for in-state students and $9,815 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,672 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Illinois is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.