Lake Michigan College: Narrative Description

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2755 East Napier
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899
Tel: (616)927-8100
Admissions: (269)927-8198
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District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Michigan Department of Education. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 260-acre small town campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $3351 per student. Total enrollment: 3,586. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 12% from top quarter, 40% from top half. Students come from 5 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 56% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, self-designed majors, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: ACT ASSET required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Hospitality Club, International Club, Pride Club II, DECA. Major annual event: Winner Within Scholarship Auction. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. Lake Michigan College Library with 79,000 books and 280 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $276,507. 124 computers available on campus for general student use.

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