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Prospective Students

100,000 international students attend 1,202 community colleges in the U.S. About 39 percent of all international undergraduate students choose community colleges.

Information and resources for prospective international students

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Guaranteed Transfer Admission

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

Learn more about Guaranteed Transfer Admission

Guaranteed Transfer Admission Quick Facts (PDF)

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English Language Instruction

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

View the ELI Brochure (PDF)

International Fact Sheets

Printable Fact Sheets (PDF)

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Grayslake in Lake County, Illinois

One hour away from two major cities, Chicago, Illinois (third-largest city in the U.S) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Student Story

Julia Lachkova of Ukraine

"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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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.

The College of Lake County utilizes partnerships with organizations all over the world in order to assist in our recruitment efforts of international students. View our list of partners.

CLC wishes for prospective international students to have a positive experience. Should you experience an issue working with one of our partners, please review our Process for Student Complaints about Agents.