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College of Lake County

19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, Illinois 60030



International Admissions:

Tammy L. Mireles
International Student Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 011-847-543-2399

International Website:

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ESL Language Lab
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Students at CLC

Regional Accreditor

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Carnegie Classification

Associate\'s--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus

Levels of Degree or Certification Offered

Associate's Degrees

Academic Programs Available

Associate's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other - Administrative Office Systems
  • CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other - Multimedia Communications
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other - Computer Information Systems
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other - CISCO Networking
  • Criminology
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other - Welding
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other - Refrigeration Heating and Air Condition
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Medical Imaging
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Recreation
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Library Science, Other - Library Techinician Assistant
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Practice
  • Philosophy
  • Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, Other - Fire Science Technology
  • Social Sciences, Other - Human Services Program
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other - Theater
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Cost for 2014-2015


Books & Supplies
Medical Insurance


$ 8220

$ 8232

$ 1540

$ 1,000


Financial Assistance

The College of Lake County offers a scholarship to international students after they have completed at least one academic semester at The College of Lake County.


Student Demographics

Number of Undergraduate Students:
Number of International Undergraduate Students:
Total Number of Students:
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The College of Lake County has many options for students to live in nearby furnished or unfurnished apartments. Also, there is a fully furnished Extended Stay option with private shuttle to campus every day. Fees include all furnishings, satellite tv, fitness center access, wireless internet and more!

Please see Tammy Mireles for more details about housing,


What Is Special?

The College of Lake County is a public, two-year, community college located in Grayslake, Illinois. A very safe suburban campus located 1 hour from Chicago, the 3rd largest city in the U.S.

The College of Lake County offers more than 60 degree programs through which students may earn an associates degrees and then transfer to university through the IAI or 2+2 transfer program.  International students may also enroll in the English as a Second Language program which offers beginner to advanced courses and use of the state-of-the-art language lab.

Students at the College of Lake County benefit from a variety of student services including academic advising, career planning, counseling, health services, tutoring, student activities and more!

International students will receive full-service when they arrive to CLC such as free airport pick-up, housing assistance, grocery shopping, and a special orientation just for international students!


TOEFL scores and ESL Programs (English as a Second Language)

TOEFL: No TOEFL is required. CLC has their own testing center on campus. If students have a TOEFL score, we will accept it. However, it is not required for enrollment at CLC. Minimum TOEFL is 71 (internet based).

Yes, intensive courses in English as a Second Language are available to students who want to improve their English language proficiency for future academic and professional goals in the U.S.

Classes focus on developing the student’s reading, composition, verbal, and listening comprehension abilities. Upon enrollment, language proficiency test is administered to determine the student’s placement: beginner, intermediate, advanced, or transitional.

There is a state of the art language lab for student use.

We accept IELTS 6.0 academic format to prove English proficiency.

Application Deadline:
Fall Semester (mid August through mid December): July 1
Spring Semester (mid January through mid May): November 1
Summer Term (early June to early August): May 1


Study Illinois Institutional Contacts

Tammy L. Mireles
International Student Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 011-847-543-2399