- Rend Lake College serves 6,019 students (32% of students are full-time).
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 54:1 is higher than the college average of 21:1.
- Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body.
- Rend Lake College is the only community colleges within Jefferson County, IL.
Rend Lake College
Community College Avg.
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|112 staff||63 staff|
|Total Enrollment||6,019 students||1,418 students|
|Student / Staff Ratio||1:54||1:21|
|# Full-Time Students||1,954 students||1,262 students|
|# Part-Time Students||4,065 students||1,508 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
- Rend Lake College is located on the north shore of beautiful Rend Lake. Students at Rend Lake College enjoy the small class sizes and personalized instruction from a college small enough to get to know you on a personal basis, but large enough to meet your educational needs. RLC offers a wide variety of degree programs and occupational certificates from our advanced technology division to our Paul Mitchell Partner School of Cosmetology. Use the links on the left to find out more about RLC.
- The college was founded in 1955 as Mt. Vernon Community College and officially became Rend Lake College when it was organized December 20, 1966, under the Illinois Junior College Act. The first classes of Mt. Vernon Community College began in September, 1956, with an enrollment of 124 day and 79 evening students. Expanded curricula offerings in both the baccalaureate and vocational areas, plus the establishment of a School of Practical Nursing in 1961, eventually attracted students from surrounding communities, and by 1966 the college's enrollment stood at 721 students.
- Student Center includes offices for the Center for Business Services, Cooperative Education and Employment Services, Community Education, Institutional Research, Marketing/Public Information, Security, Textbook Store, Retail Store and Subway.
- In addition, the college provides a land lab for the natural sciences and agriculture program, plus recreational facilities for baseball, softball, sand volleyball, a bicycling and walking path and a golf driving range.
- Rend Lake College recieved 10-year accreditation from theNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Sports Associations Memberships: National Athletic Association, National Junior College Athletic Association
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