Rend Lake College

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General Information

Admission Office

468 North Ken Gray Parkway

Ina, IL 62846

(618) 437-5321

Fax: (618) 437-5677

Contact: Vickie Schulte

Director of Student Records
Main Address

468 North Ken Gray Parkway

Ina, IL 62846

(618) 437-5321

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,821


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,264 $3,330 $3,645 $3,645 0.00%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $900 $900 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $4,164 $4,230 $4,545 $4,545 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 721 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 721 81% $2,678,597 $3,715
• Federal grants 392 44% $1,229,708 $3,137
• Pell grants 390 44% $1,174,437 $3,011
• Other federal grants 99 11% $55,271 $558
State/local government grant or scholarships 438 49% $775,656 $1,771
Institutional grants or scholarships 278 31% $673,233 $2,422
Student loan aid 210 24% $914,212 $4,353
• Federal student loans 210 24% $914,212 $4,353
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 754 445
Agriculture 48 29
Agricultural Business and Management 10
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/machine Technology 7
Agricultural Mechanization 16 6
Agricultural Production Operations 13 2
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 2 19
Turf and Turfgrass Management 2
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 9 19
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 9
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry 19
Computing and Information Sciences 1 15
Computer Programming/programmer 1
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 15
Education 6
Special Education and Teaching 6
Engineering 7
Engineering 7
Engineering Technology 18 28
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd 5 6
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician 5
Computer Engineering Technology/technician 10
Computer Hardware Technology/technician 1
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology 10
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 1
Mining Technology/technician 1 6
Surveying Technology/surveying 1
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 45 184
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 3
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 1
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 5
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 84
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 7
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 20
Medical Staff Services Technology/technician 9
Medical Transcription/transcriptionist 30
Occupational Therapist Assistant 3
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 59
Surgical Technology/technologist 4
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 2 1
Corrections 1
Criminal Justice/police Science 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 261
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 261
Mechanics and Repairers 76 63
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 58 49
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 10
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/technician 2
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 16 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 203
Biological and Physical Sciences 203
Personal and Culinary Services 8 59
Cosmetology, Barber/styling, and Nail Instructor 4
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 26
Culinary Arts/chef Training 8
Food Service, Waiter/waitress, and Dining Room Management/manager 29
Precision Production Trades 60 43
Welding Technology/welder 60 43
Visual and Performing Arts 3 4
Graphic Design 3 4
Work and Family Studies 7
Child Care Provider/assistant 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for allied health programs.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Mechanization A,C
Agricultural Production A,C
Horticultural Services A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Electrician C


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C
Manufacturing Technologies A
Surveying Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Records Technology A,C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Surgical Technology C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Fire Services Administration 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.

Rend Lake College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (618) 437-5321
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 468 N Ken Gray Pkwy, Ina, IL 62846
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,287
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,550 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,000
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,750
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,012

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

Rend Lake College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rend Lake College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 53
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 94
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 136
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 73
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 83
Precision Production 21
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 23
Grand total 5734

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rend Lake College 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 $6,000
Out-of-state $6,750
Books and supplies $1,800

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 410 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 348 74% $5,012
Student loan aid 25 5% $5,995

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,104 85% $3,122
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Rend Lake College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,287
Undergraduate enrollment 2,287
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

Rend Lake College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • 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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