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About Lake Land College

Lake Land College (LLC) is located in Mattoon, Illinois. Mattoon provides the best of both worlds, a small-town atmosphere conducive for studying while being a short drive away from big city amenities. The campus is conveniently located only 15 minutes from Eastern Illinois University and 45 minutes from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

LLC has partnerships with nearby universities. These partnerships make the transfer process very clear and simple.

International graduates frequently spend two years at Lake Land, then transfer to elite public schools such as University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and Purdue University.

Lake Land College

School Overview

Mattoon, Illinois
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(217) 234-5253
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Lake Land Mission

Lake Land College creates and continuously improves an affordable, accessible, and effective learning environment for the lifelong educational needs of the diverse communities served.

The College fulfills its mission through:

  • University transfer education
  • General education
  • Technical & career education
  • Workforce development
  • Community and continuing education
  • Intellectual and cultural programs
  • Support services

Fast Facts

Lake Land boasts:

  • 94% licensing exam pass rate for Nursing program
  • 99.5% licensing exam pass rate for Dental Hygiene program
  • 45% of international students with an on-campus job
  • 3rd safest college ranking in the U.S. by
  • Excellent internship opportunities for IT and agriculture students

International Students

The Intensive English Language Program at Lake Land College has three levels. Students in the highest level may start taking regular classes while continuing their English training. This helps students succeed with a smooth transition.

For social expectations, LLC has an active International Student Association, where students can make friends, participate in cultural activities, and explore the area. International students will be welcomed with helpful and open arms.

Lake Land College offers many unique things for students: • Lake Land College boasts a cost of $13,755 in tuition per year for international students. • Located in east-central Illinois, the cost of living is very low. • An easy and simple application process. • Our textbook rental programs means no additional costs for most textbooks. • A part of the Illinois itransfer initiative, which makes transfer easy and simple to a 4-year university within the state. • STEM focused Associates degrees that are transfer ready, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Bioscience, Pre-med and more. • Transfer ready degrees in specialty markets like Business, Agriculture, Building Construction Technology, Communication Studies, and Electronics Engineering. • Top three transfer universities: Eastern Illinois University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale. • Lake Land College has a variety of students of different ages, including non-traditional students. • Open admission policy that encourages a range of academic performers. • Intensive English Language Program for those whose TOEFL score is too low for other colleges. • Campus-adjacent housing options. • Centrally located between Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis, making air transportation uncomplicated.

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