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Julia Lachkova of Ukraine

Photo of Julia Lachkova"Entering a four-year college was quite expensive for my family, that’s why my decision was to start with College of Lake County, and then transfer to a university. In addition to an affordable price, the college atmosphere is very amicable and domestic." Read more about Julia.

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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

Guaranteed Transfer Admission

Plan your 4-year education now with our prestigious college and university partners offering Guaranteed Transfer Admission. According to the Illinois Board of Higher Education March Bulletin (PDF), transfer students in Illinois receive best in the nation rankings!

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.

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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Connect to Your Future for International Students

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Guide for International Students

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Transfer Guide for International Students

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