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Student Story

Ekaterina Perezhogina from Russia

Photo of Ekaterina Perezhogina, International Student from Russia"College of Lake County has definitely exceeded my expectations. The classes are engaging, yet challenging. The professors are approachable, yet they make you work to your full potential. Getting my associate degree in Chemistry at College of Lake County is the best decision I have ever made."

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EducationUSA centers are the U.S. State Department‘s network of over 400 advising centers in 170 countries designed to assist local students find the appropriate college or university in the United States. Contact your local EducationUSA Advising Center.

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  • Tammy MirelesInternational
    Student Recruitment Coordinator
    Phone: (847) 543-2399 
    Fax: (847) 543-3069
  • Susan SmithInternational Admissions Specialist 
    Phone: (847) 543-2733 
    Fax: (847) 543-3069

Center for International Education


Grayslake in Lake County, Illinois
One hour away from two major cities, Chicago, Illinois (3rd largest city in the U.S) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 
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Prospective Students

Why a Community College?

100,000 international students attend 1,202 community colleges in the U.S. About 39 percent of all international undergraduate students choose community colleges. Learn more about the benefits of attending a community college.

Intensive English Language Instruction Program

CLC offers international students an excellent Intensive English Language Instruction program.

How to Get Started—Application Packet (PDF)

Learn the admission requirements and procedures and how and when to apply.

ELI Brochure (PDF)

The College of Lake County’s English Language Instruction (ELI) program is designed to help students prepare for success in college-level classes.

Printable Fact Sheets (PDF)

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