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Welcome to THE LAKE

What will be your journey?

Spring 2021 classes begin January 11. Are you a frontline worker? You could qualify for free tuition!

No matter your background, interest, or goal, you can find a path that is right for you at Lake Michigan College.

Just graduating high school? You can earn a certificate or an associate degree, or start at LMC and transfer to a university.

Attending another college? You can transfer to LMC to finish your degree, or be our guest for a semester or two. Taking classes at LMC can save you thousands of dollars while you fulfill your degree requirements.

Already in the workforce? You can gain the knowledge and skills to take your career to the next level.

Still in high school? You can save money by taking Early College classes at LMC, and graduate high school ahead of the game.

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$ave at The Lake

At LMC you won’t have to sacrifice your financial future for your education.

To pay off the average tuition cost of $2,550*, students can get support with financial aid, scholarships, grants, work-study positions, loans, and flexible payments. After exploring all these options, some students pay little to nothing for college tuition. LMC works with you to make sure success is not out of reach!

*Average out of pocket cost including tuition, books, fees, transportation and expenses after financial aid is applied

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Information retrieved from CollegeBoard on 9/10/19. Room and board fees not included. Out-of-State Tuition is listed for Indiana schools; tuition & fees for Indiana residents: IUSB: $7,527; Bethel: $29,170. Information on University of Phoenix retrieved from their website on 9/10/19.

The real value of LMC

For every $1 invested in education,
LMC students earn $8.50 in higher future earnings.**

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**EMSI The Economic Value of Lake Michigan College


You're making a big decision to move forward with your academic journey! Here are some tools to help you find out if LMC is right for you:

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Start your LMC journey by applying to Lake Michigan College. It takes about 10 minutes and there’s no application fee.

Once you apply, you will receive an email to let you know your application was received and that a member of our admissions team will be in touch.

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Once you have your student login, you can get smart guidance throughout your academic path with our easy-to-use app, Navigate. Navigate will help you communicate with staff and faculty at LMC, remind you of important steps you need to take and keep track of your deadlines and appointments.

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Submit Scores

Many things factor into how we help you choose what classes to take. One example is test scores and transcripts.

Send us your ACT or SAT test scores or your college transcripts. No test scores or transcripts? No problem! Contact your admissions specialist for assistance.

Submit your information today!

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Find Help Paying

You may qualify for financial aid from the government or from LMC. There are many ways you can get the financial support you need! Explore your options with financial aid, scholarships, and how to pay for college info below.

Apply for federal financial aid

Apply for scholarships
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Review your payment options
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Now that you've completed the above steps, you're ready to learn about being successful in college and how to get help when you need it.

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If you've completed the above steps, you're ready to enroll! Register for classes through WaveLink. Let us know if you need help with the registration process!

Spring 2021 Semester begins Jan. 11
Fall 2021 Semester begins Sep. 7

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What kind of student are you?

Of course, you're unique! But choose the link below that best describes you, and we'll do our best to provide you with the most helpful resources.


Recent High School Graduate

You have never been enrolled in a college or university, with the exception of dual enrollment while in high school.

First Time in Any College

Returning To School for Career Advancement

You are interested in enhancing your job skills to take your career to the next level.

Returing To School

Guest From Another College

You are a student at another college or university and would like to take classes at Lake Michigan College to save money and time.

Transferring to from another college

Current High School Student

You are interested in taking college classes at your high school or at an LMC campus through the Early/Middle College or Dual Enrollment programs.

High School Student

International Student

You are a citizen of another country and have a temporary U.S. visa.

International Student


If you're a U.S. veteran and are interested in college, you've come to the right place!

Veteran Student

Online Student

If you need the convenience of attending class without coming to campus, you have several options at Lake Michigan College.

Ready to get started?

Connect with us! Request more information or apply today, and we'll send you everything you need to begin your journey at LMC.

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