Lake Land College has been highly ranked in Community College Week’s 2016 Top 100 Associate Degree Programs. The rankings are based on data from the US Department of Education and ranks the completion rate of 5,586 two-year, and four-year, colleges that offer certificates and Associate Degrees.
The college’s Agriculture and Business Divisions ranked highly, with the Ag. division ranking no. 1 in the state. Lake Land also ranks 28th in the nation for one-year certificates such as cosmetology, practical nursing, and industrial maintenance.
“This national recognition reflects our commitment to providing a great educational experience for our students,” Lake Land College President Josh Bullock said. “The study also recognizes the value of a Lake Land College education and the opportunity it presents students to change their lives in a quality educational setting close to home.”
Lake Land ranks 13th for Ag. degrees nationally and first in Illinois. The Business Division ranks 17th in the nation and the college ranks 35th for degrees awarded in the fields of Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies.