About University Center

About University Center

Current Profile

The University Center is comprised of 8 public and 10 private institutions providing bachelor completion, graduate, and advanced professional development programs at multiple sites to those who work or reside in or near Lake County.

More than 130 degrees, certificates, and professional development courses are offered in business, computer science/information systems, education, engineering, GIS/location intelligence, health care and human services, legal studies, liberal arts and sciences,  and technology.

Students apply to and graduate from an individual college or university offering fully-accredited degrees; academic standards and quality are rigorously maintained by the faculty of each college or university.

Classes are scheduled in a variety of delivery formats that appeal to adult learners: evenings and weekends, face-to-face, online, blended, and interactive video.

In 2017-18, 1,519 courses yielded 5,929 registrations from 1,271 students.  Degrees or certificates were awarded to 333 students.  In the same period, UC’s pre-admission advisor met with 357 students.

Vision

The University Center aspires to be recognized throughout the region as a leader in transforming lives, developing talent, and creating success through innovative and responsive approaches to higher education—emphasizing accessibility, flexibility and choice.

Mission

The University Center, a consortium-based center, provides high quality educational opportunities for the residents, workers, and employers of the Lake County region.