Lake Land College

Mattoon, IL 61938
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Lake Land College is located in Mattoon, Illinois.  Lake Land was established in 1966 and it serves nearly 5,000 students. This community college offers many different associate degree programs, as well as certificates, that will help students to pursue exciting new career paths. Students can attend this school to earn credits that can be transferred over to a four-year university as well. It offers students a robust educational experience that will help them to thrive. The school sits on a 308-acre campus and has great features such as an onsite library, a childcare lab, and a complete cosmetology clinic.

The nursing program at Lake Land is one of the most important parts of the school. Each year many students sign up for this program to pursue their dream of becoming professional nurses. Lake Land offers both a Practical Nursing program and an Associate Degree Nursing program. There is also an LPN to RN program to help those who are looking to further their career. All of the training that nursing students will undergo is designed to give them the necessary tools to succeed as professionals. Nurses will be fully prepared to use the technical skills that they have learned to care for patients and will do great in any environment. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students4,965
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 63
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 31
Certificate 18 121
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 92.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1991 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
12/01/1972 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$103/credit
In State Students$230/credit
Out of State Students$423/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,635 $10,350 $19,035
ADN 70 $7,210 $16,100 $29,610
BSN 125 $12,875 $28,750 $52,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of Lake Land College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 38% $4,235
Other Federal Grant 10% $308
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,191
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 52% $2,660
Federal Student Loans 11% $3,178
Private Loans 1% $5,039


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,217
$30,001 to $48,000$4,316
$48,001 to $75,000$6,966
$75,001 to $110,000$8,471
Over $110,000$9,197

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

Reviews (1)

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  • August 29, 2019

Program: Physical Therapist Assistant

Great price, great school, great professors! I have always had amazing experiences here with a degree I have already earned along with the one I’m currently working on.

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Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938

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