Lake Michigan College Overview
Lake Michigan College is a public, two-year institution in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Its campus is located in a rural area, with a total enrollment of 4,548. The school utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The student-faculty ratio is 17:1. The highest degree offered at Lake Michigan College is an associate degree. The school has an open admissions policy and offers credit for life experiences.
The in-district tuition and fees for 2012–13 were $3,660; in-state tuition and fees were $5,010, and out-of-state tuition and fees were $6,240. There is no application fee.
Students can earn degrees and certificates in 26 different fields. Popular programs include: Health Professions and Related Programs, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.
General Information (Fall 2012)
Applying (Fall 2012)
|Open admission policy||Yes|
|Total entering students, fall 2012||1,110|
|Full-time retention rate 1||49%|
|Part-time retention rate 1||32%|
|Graduation rate 2||13%|
|Transfer-out rate 3||29%|
|Entering students who are full-time first-time undergraduates 4||41%|
Student Life (Fall 2012)
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Black or African American||17%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0%|
|Two or more races||2%|
|Percent of population under 18||N/A|
|Percent of population 18-24||N/A|
|Percent of population 25-65||N/A|
|Percent of population over 65||N/A|
Campus Info and Services (Fall 2012)
|Employment services for students||Yes|
|Credit for life experiences||Yes|
|Academic/career counseling service||Yes|
|Placement services for completers||Yes|
|On-campus day care for students' children||Yes|
|Library facilities at institution||Has own library|
Paying for SchoolAt Lake Michigan College, 48 percent of undergraduates receive grant or scholarship aid and the average scholarship or grant award is $4,525.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,010|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$6,240|
|Books and supplies||$1,600|
2755 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899
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