College of Lake County

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General Information

Admission Office

19351 West Washington Street

Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

(847) 543-2061

Fax: (847) 543-3061

Contact: Karen Hlavin

Main Address

19351 West Washington Street

Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

(847) 543-2000

Total undergrads: 16,359

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,955

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,999


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Open admission for certificate and associate of applied science. College-preparatory high school program required for associate of arts and science. Selective admission for health career programs: academic record, class rank, test scores important; recommendations, interview considered.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C
Turf Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting C
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C

Construction Trades

Electrician A


Music Teacher Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Insurance Billing C
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies C
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Computer Installation/Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Electronics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources Management/Policy A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Tool/Die Technology C
Welding Technology C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

College of Lake County Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (847) 543-2000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,743
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 10,524 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,422
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,530
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 46%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,958

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

College of Lake County Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of Lake County.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 35
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 117
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 65
Construction Trades 1
Education 55
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 139
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 41
Health Professions and Related Programs 158
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Library Science 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 83
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Personal and Culinary Services 83
Precision Production 61
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 9264

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of Lake County and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,422
Out-of-state $12,530
Books and supplies $1,204

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 577 46%
Grant or scholarship aid 537 43% $4,958
Student loan aid 35 3% $3,890

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,440 24% $3,682
Federal student loans 407 3% $4,417

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of Lake County. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of Lake County students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of Lake County Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 13,743
Undergraduate enrollment 13,743
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of Lake County Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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