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At College of Lake County, the focus is on academics. We believe hard work should be rewarded. And you’ll find our faculty and alumni agree. Your child will learn how to think creatively, analyze information, make decisions and prepare for what’s next. A CLC education is practical, meaningful and timeless. So your son or daughter will leave ready to earn a bachelor’s degree or begin a rewarding career.

Curious about CLC?

College of Lake County is a smart choice for your family. Our academics are challenging yet manageable. Our campus locations are close to home yet will take your child anywhere he or she wants to go. Our course offerings are affordable and flexible to fit any schedule. And for students who want an even greater challenge, we offer several Honors options.

A valuable college experience

This is where your son or daughter will get the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary for what’s next—whether it’s transferring or embarking on a career right away. And they’ll get it in an environment that’s welcoming, challenging and supportive. With an intimate campus, small classes, caring staff and teaching-focused professors, College of Lake County is a safe place to take risks academically. But we also have a rich campus life with intercollegiate sports, professional organizations, leadership activities, cultural events and even study abroad.

Whatever your child chooses, help him or her do it well

Starting college is a significant milestone for students and parents. This major transition from high school—even if your son or daughter still plans to live at home—can be challenging for the entire family. Acquaint yourself with CLC’s academic terminology. Listen to advice from counselors and students, consider academic support and explore #additional student success programs#. CLC will work with you to make sure your child thrives.

Make the most of your investment

College of Lake County is the most efficient and affordable route from goals to success. This is where your child can study the same courses found at a four-year university, for less money. Still, one of four CLC students receives some form of financial aid. If managing tuition and fees is difficult, look into CLC payment options.