Location
Mattoon, IL
Undergrads
2,970
Tuition (in-state)
$11,701 ($6,444)
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Reviews 227 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Its a small school, and tuition is cheaper, so needless to say, you get what you pay for. There are some things that are left to be desired like de-icing parking lots so you don't break your neck, but Lakeland is also still good because of the people behind it.

3 College Junior

Career Services: I'm not really sure about job prospects offered. There are some certificate opportunities. I got my CNA license at lakeland, which has proven useful, but I don't know about any others.

3 College Junior

Student Body: The majority of the student body seems to be people who are returning to school after being out of it for a while. While I admire their bravery, its kind of annoying because there are some people who just aren't up to younger students' levels, which slows the curriculum down quite a bit.

2 College Junior

Academic Experience: Technicality Lakeland doesn't even have my major. I switched majors from pre-med to linguistics, but I have to be classified as "undecided" because lakeland doesn't offer my major.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: For the most part, the teachers are very nice. I have met a couple who have gotten too big for their britches, but as I said, the majority are very caring, and are flexible.

3 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Science classes aren't very flexible. You have to attend almost everyday, and most are only available from 9 to 12, and there is some issue with registering classes when one ends at for example 1:55, and another class you want to take starts at 1:50. Classes fill up quickly too, so there's not much wiggle room when students run into these issues.

3 College Junior

Campus Resources: More often than not, the printers are out of order. We used to have issues with the old online network (Blackboard) too, but our new one (Canvas) seems to be easier to use, and doesn't crash as much.

3 College Junior

Campus Resources: I don't know much about the athletic center, but I can say that the library is good. It has a lot in the refrence center, especially for a community college, but some of the books are older, and its hard to figure out how to search for the book you need. I also wish they had more fiction books.

3 College Junior

Online Courses: I feel a lot of the teachers aren't trained on how to teach an online class. Some of them are very vague on what they want. Also, a few of my online classes expected students to complete a two page paper, read five textbook chapters, and take a quiz all in just one week. Many of these online classes are very reading intensive, and most don't sound that way until you're actually enrolled in the class.

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3 College Junior

Facilities: Nothing really stands out about Lakeland College. Its a standard community college that doesn't have a lot of choices on majors, or clubs, however; what they lack in some areas, Lakeland makes up for itself with down to Earth teachers who honestly care about our education.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The tuition isn't bad.Most classes only cost about three hundred to four hundred dollars a piece, which pales in comparison to graduate colleges.

5 College Junior

Academic Experience: Teachers are actually advocates for the students. Very knowledgeable in the program. Very hands on in the learning aspect and all instructors are dental hygienist or dentist.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: The college offers many academic programs

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: It is hard for me to answer this question. I do not apply for financial aid. I have never used it b/c I already posses a degree that I am currently not using, and b/c of this I can’t not qualify for the assistant of financial aid.

4 College Junior

Campus Resources: Lake Land Collage has ample amounts of computers for the student body. There is a computer access lab in the library as well in each wing of buildings. Specialty programs have a separate computer lab for those programs. WIFI is also available.

5 College Junior

Campus Resources: The College offers many actives and student life invents, to help inter grade all types of originations. They offer many continued education seminars as well. Example invents include- Advising Event, Self Defense Seminars, Student vs. Faculty Softball Game, and a Spring Carnival.

3 College Student

Facilities: nothing really we do not have much to show

1 College Student

Academic Experience: they do not have my major here

1 College Student

Academic Experience: the classes are based off of first come first serve

1 College Student

Student Body: its mainly Japanese students which i don't have a problem with.

3 College Student

Academic Flexibility: there is no flexibility with my classes you get what you get.

2 College Student

Campus Resources: there is no sports here or anything like that

4 College Student

Campus Resources: the computer lab and library are the only good things

3 College Student

Tuition & Financial Aid: the way they do things here is just so unorganized

2 College Student

Career Services: i attend a 2 year college so its not that good.

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