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One College: Two Smart Options


Complete the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree and then transfer, or prepare for a well-paid career you can begin right after graduating.

Save up to $50,000 on your bachelor’s degree.

  • Complete the first two years toward your bachelor’s degree at CLC, then transfer anywhere—from public universities to Ivy Leagues.
  • We offer transfer majors in 40 subjects.
  • Take the same general education courses offered at universities.
  • Save thousands on the cost of your degree. Depending on whether you transfer to a public or private college or university, you could save up to $50,000 on the cost of your degree.
  • Choose from more than 40 transfer majors
  • Get one-on-one advice on choosing a major and planning for transfer from our expert counselors.
  • Explore special options like our Engineering Pathways [links to program with the University of Illinois and our agreement with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science leading to a six-year pharmacist doctorate program (PDF) after CLC.
  • CLC + 2: Path to a bachelor’s degree (PDF)

Prepare for a career paying $40K to $60K

Choose from 40+ career programs in fields like computer technology, health care, culinary, high-tech manufacturing and service technologies. Start your career in 2 years or less.

Affording College

CLC offers many options to help you pay for college. First, we have a range of payment options, including an installment payment plan. We also offer a full package of financial options that can help you pay for educational expenses (tuition, books, transportation and more).

Learn about financial aid and paying for college.

Fun on Campus

CLC offers many opportunities to get involved and have fun on campus. By participating in campus organizations and events, you will meet new people, make friends and feel more at home at the college. You’ll also develop employer-valued “soft” skills like time-management, leadership and teamwork. Discover campus life.

More you and your parents should know

Did you know CLC students can study abroad in China for a semester? Or that our Honors program students receive thousands of dollars in scholarships when they transfer? Find out more you may not know about CLC on our Information for High Schools page.

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