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Great Lakes Christian College

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$15,550

Average Salary in 10 Years

$30,000
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Great Lakes Christian College

Great Lakes Christian College is located in Lansing, Michigan. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers undergrad programs. It has 129 undergraduate students enrolled.

Most students major in Theology and Religious Vocations. 15% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $20,700.

About
🗺 6211 W. Willow Highway
Lansing, Michigan 48917
Mission Great Lakes Christian College, an institution of higher education affiliated with Christian Churches/Churches of Christ, seeks to glorify God by preparing students to be servant-leaders in the church and world.
🌐 www.glcc.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

15%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

21%

Women Graduation Rate

5%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Can you afford to attend Great Lakes Christian College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$15,388
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$15,550
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$24,050
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$24,050
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Great Lakes Christian College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

61%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Great Lakes Christian College you can visit www.glcc.edu.

Great Lakes Christian College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $24,050
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $24,050
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Great Lakes Christian College?

Great Lakes Christian College students, on average, make $30,000 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 10% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Great Lakes Christian College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Great Lakes Christian College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

9.7%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Great Lakes Christian College.

Median Earnings of Students from Great Lakes Christian College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Great Lakes Christian College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Great Lakes Christian College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Great Lakes Christian College.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Great Lakes Christian College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.2x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Great Lakes Christian College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Great Lakes Christian College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.2x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Great Lakes Christian College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Great Lakes Christian College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

8
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Great Lakes Christian College?

No
Highest degree: Bachelor's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

129

Total Students

129
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

20%

Students over 25

19%

Student Median Household Income

$62,072
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

50%
of undergraduates

Men

50%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

About the Same

Great Lakes Christian College around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 100 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 100 women.

International Students

5%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Great Lakes Christian College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Great Lakes Christian College study?

Great Lakes Christian College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Most students study Theology and Religious Vocations at Great Lakes Christian College.

Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Great Lakes Christian College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

56%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

17%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Great Lakes Christian College has a retention rate of 56% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

14
11% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Great Lakes Christian College has around 14 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 11% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Great Lakes Christian College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Lansing, Michigan
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

1,136
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

93
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Michigan
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Michigan tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 47% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 47% voted for the Republican party, and 4% voted for neither.