RLC Description

The Eastern shore of Illinois’s gorgeous Rend Lake is home to the Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois, offering students of the area more than 100 programs of study with the learning resources of a four-year university, yet the personalized atmosphere of a two-year college.

Rend Lake’s academics consist of associate’s degrees and occupational certificate programs in a variety of career paths, some of which include:

  • Agricultural Production and Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Enology
  • Health Information Technology
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

To help them develop personally and professionally, Rend Lake offers students plenty of exciting college life opportunities to enhance their educational experience. Leadership groups like Phi Theta Kappa, academic clubs like Practical Nursing Club and special interest organizations like the Art League and Automotive Club allow you to explore your interests while fostering your professional and social skills.

Rend Lake’s outstanding career center aims to help you bridge the gap from student to professional by offering career counseling, academic advising and assistance in identifying potential employers in the area.

Rend Lake maintains an open admissions policy to encourage more students in the community to pursue higher education. Any student with a high school diploma or GED will be considered for enrollment.

Students who file a FAFSA will be considered for Rend Lake financial aid through scholarships, grants, direct student loans and work-study programs.

Quick Facts about Rend Lake College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Warriors

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,275

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,800

Retention Rate

60%

Enrollment

5,761

Year Established

1955

RLC Students

Total Students
5,761

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
93%
Out-of-State
7%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
6%
Caucasian
91%
Latino
1%
Other
2%

Students State Origin

Illinois
93%
Other
7%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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