Ingham County has four major Colleges: Great Lakes Christian College, Lansing Community College, Michigan State University, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
Great Lakes Christian College is a private non profit College founded in 1949 at Rock Lake as Great Lakes Bible College. Twelve students were enrolled during the first year, and their classes convened in the log cabin of Ralph R. Woodard, who was to become the first President of the College. In 1992 the forty-seven acre campus was renamed to Great Lakes Christian College. The College consists of the following majors: Christian Education Major, Christian Ministries Major, Cross Cultural Ministries Major, Music Major, Psychology/Counseling Major, and Youth Ministry Major
Lansing Community College is a public two-year college located on 42 acres. The college serves almost 40,000 students each year. Class size average 25 students. 2.6% of the student body is comprised of international students who have come from 127 foreign countries in the last 4 years. Lansing Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The academic calendar consists of two 16-week semesters and one 8-week summer session. The college offers nearly 2,500 different courses in more than 500 areas of study. A variety of certificate and associate degree programs are available from kinesiology, office administration and computer-aided drafting to foreign languages, automotive technology and architecture. Transfer programs are also available. LCC offers students national and international learning opportunities through study-abroad programs in Japan, Germany, Guatemala, and other countries, and the Atlanta University Partnership.
Michigan State University is a public 4-year college with a 5,200-acre campus. In 1855 the college was founded as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan and then On Jan. 1, 1964 the college was renamed to its current name. More than 200 programs of study are offered by 14 degree-granting colleges and an affiliated law college. In addition, the College offers 15,000 acres throughout Michigan for agricultural, animal, and forestry research. Major bachelor degree programs are as follows: Business, social sciences, communications, engineering, and biological sciences
Great Lakes Christian College.
6211 W. Willow Hwy.,
Lansing, MI 48917.
Phone: (517) 321-0242.
Lansing Community College,
419 N. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48901-7210.
Phone 1: 1 (800) 644-4522.
Phone 2: (517) 483-1265.
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