We value work – and the learning that happens in the workplace. Gain real-world knowledge and earn academic credit for hands-on professional work experience.
Choose how you learn each and every week. Students can attend in-person, online or remotely. It's a flexible education designed for the busy adult!.
In addition to our main campus in Plymouth, we have seven centers throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Lakeland University offers innovative ways for students to earn their academic degrees and make their career goals a reality.
Lakeland was recently honored by U.S. News & World Report on its annual rankings lists of Best Colleges for being among the top schools in the Midwest region in advancing social mobility for its students. Lakeland ranked second among all Wisconsin schools and ninth among universities in the Midwest.
A few other reasons why students choose Lakeland:
At Lakeland University we value work – and the learning that happens in the workplace. Through our award-winning Cooperative Education program, students earn academic credit for professional work experience and coursework is centered around your real-life experiences, situations and career goals. Lakeland is equipped to help you discover your direction at a pace you’re completely comfortable with – while also ensuring you don’t take on unnecessary student-debt.
“I chose Lakeland for the great family atmosphere, academic excellence, and outstanding athletics.”
“BlendEd and BlendEd Live offer great flexibility, allowing me to finish my degree as a mother and a full-time employee.”
“My classes and internships have provided me with practical, real-world experiences – preparing me for my future."
“The advisors and instructors at Lakeland really care about me - not only as a student but as a person. They are always there to help, and talk things through!”
Lakeland University has no shortage of degrees, majors, minors and certificates for our students to pursue during their academic journey. These programs are led by a group of talented and committed faculty who get to know their students, and challenge them to think about their personal, academic and career goals. Learn all about our offerings and design a program suited for your goals and interests!
Students often become involved in one or several of the many organizations formed on campus. What you get out of these organizations varies - you get what you put in! Most students report great personal success including skills development, networking opportunities, and also some of the most fun of their lives!
Lakeland University is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. This page will share all current information needed by students, faculty and staff about the university’s response, so feel free to refer to it throughout this situation.
The content on this page will be updated as needed, and students, faculty and staff will also receive emails with updates.