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Lakeland offers a wide variety of academic programs - something of interest for everyone. Haven't decided on a major yet? Not sure what you want to do? Not to worry; 70% of incoming freshman choose "undecided" for their major. In many ways, this allows them to experience a variety of different Lakeland coursework before committing to a field of study.
|Major||Minor||Courses Only||Teacher Certification|
|Art - Studio Emphasis|
|Art - Graphic Arts Emphasis|
|Broad Field Science|
|Broad Field Social Studies - History|
|Broad Field Social Studies - Sociology|
|Education - Early Childhood-Middle Childhood|
|Education - Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence|
|Education - Early Adolescence-Adolescence|
|Education - Early Childhood - Adolescence|
|Engineering (Pre) *|
|English as a Second Language|
|Ethnic and Gender Studies|
|Exercise Science and Sport Studies|
|Music - Church|
|Music - Instrumental, Piano, Voice Performance Emphases|
|Music - Music Education Emphasis - General, Instrumental or Choral|
|Nonprofit Organization Management|
|Nursing (Pre) **|
|Science - Life and Environmental|
* Requires study at UW-Madison.
** A direct admission program affiliated with Columbia College of Nursing.
Lakeland College was founded in 1862 as a seminary/college known as Missionshaus. It is a four-year, co-ed independent liberal arts college related to the United Church of Christ. Lakeland College also includes the William R. Kellett School, which has seven locations throughout Wisconsin for adult evening classes, and Lakeland College Online, offering a bachelor's degree program completely online. Lakeland is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Lakeland's student population is around 4,000, including over 900 students enrolled in the traditional undergraduate campus based day program. The remainder are full- and part-time students enrolled in adult evening and online programs. Lakeland College has a higher percentage of international students than any other public or private college in Wisconsin, with over 13 percent of students coming from 30 countries outside the U.S. Lakeland also has a campus in Tokyo, Japan, and foreign study options are available in Europe and Asia.
The 239-acre campus is in a rural setting just minutes west of Sheboygan, a city of 50,000 on the shore of Lake Michigan.
The student/faculty ratio at Lakeland is 18:1. There are no teaching assistants and the average class size is 16 students. Full-time professors are supplemented by part-time faculty who are experts in their field and bring real-life experience to the classroom.
Three on-campus food service facilities provide meals ranging from cafeteria-style meals to fast food.
A nurse is available for minor health concerns and can make referrals for advanced-level care. A psychotherapist is available for counseling for students who seek help for academic, vocational or personal problems. Security staff are on campus 24 hours a day and offer escort service upon request.
Ecumenical services are held in the Ley Chapel at various times throughout the year, most frequently around religious holidays. Area churches and synagogues also welcome Lakeland students, faculty and staff.
Free tutoring services for writing, math, science and general studies courses are available to all Lakeland students. Staff also provide assistance in building research, note taking, editing, test taking and time management skills. The HARC coordinates and provides appropriate resources for students with disabilities.