Top Lake County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Lake County, Indiana, serving 9,588 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 82% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Top Lake County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 1000 E 80th Place, Suite 2055
    Merrillville IN  46410
    (219)769-3321

    512 students
  • 111 W 10th St Ste 111
    Hobart IN  46342
    (219)942-1459

    218 students
  • 1440 E 35th Ave
    Gary IN  46409
    (219)981-1111

    8,559 students
  • Kaplan College-Hammond
    Private, for profit
    7833 Indianapolis Blvd
    Hammond IN  46324
    (219)844-0100

    299 students
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