Lake Michigan College District
Berrien County, Covert Township in Van Buren County, and the South Haven Community School District

Record Student Enrollment
4,832 students – 2010 Fall semester

  • Under 18 years of age - 18%
  • 18 to 24 years of age - 43%
  • 25 to 44 years of age - 30%
  • 45 and older - 9%


Accessible

  • Napier Avenue Campus
  • Bertrand Crossing Campus in Niles
  • South Haven Campus
  • M-TEC at Lake Michigan College
  • On-line and hybrid classes
  • Corporate on-site classes
  • Early college – more than 1,000 students from 30 high schools
  • On-campus program partnerships with Siena Heights University, Western Michigan University, and Spring Arbor University


Excellence

  • Only NLN accredited nursing program in greater southwest Michigan region
  • 100% state licensing certification pass rate for nursing and medical imaging students
  • 10-year Higher Learning Commission accreditation
  • State-of-the-art science labs
  • Transfer students outperform students at 4-year colleges and universities
  • Gates Foundation award – helps underrepresented adults
  • Recognized Achieving the Dream college supporting student success
  • Community-based advisory committees for each occupational program
  • 33% of full-time faculty hold doctorate degrees


Opportunity


Community Connections


Value

  • Student tuition among lowest third of Michigan community colleges
  • Tuition and fees are more than half to two-thirds lower than all Michigan four-year colleges and universities
  • Millage rate is 7th lowest among Michigan’s 28 community colleges