Institutional Research - Lake Land College
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Annual Data Tables
The annual data tables provide demographic data for each county in LLC's district. The data availalable in these tables include population, children in poverty, high school report cards, in district school enrollment by grade, demographics (i.e., gender, age, educational attainment, ethnicity, etc.), and financial data (i.e., income, employment by industry, and unemployment).
County Demographics
Data tables include educational attainment, gender, age, and ethnicity by county
Financial Data by County
Data tables include median income, per capita income, population estimates, unemployment rates, number employed by industry and projected number employed
School District Data
Provides a summary of the total district population by school district as well as number of children in poverty by school district. This also includes report cards for all in district high schools as well as the number of high school graduates by school and how many enroll at LLC.
School District Enrollment K-12
Provides a summary of enrollment of all public in district K-12 schools by grade.
Annual Data Book
The Data Book is updated annually and is comprised of fourteen sections that highlight different areas of the college. These sections include everything from evoluation of the campus and district, district population, student enrollment and graduation data, financial information, and comparisons with other colleges. Each section is provided below under the reports.
Annual Enrollment Report
The Annual Enrollment Report summarizes LLC's enrollment over the three terms (fall, spring, and summer in that order) in the reported fiscal year. Section A highlights enrollment for regular students (exclude all DOC students but include dual credit students); Section B summarizes DOC student enrollment and Section C reports on the total student population. The report contains enrollment information by gender, student load, degree, residency, and race/ethnicity. It also presents data related to first time degree seeking students.For regular college students it provides enrollment by location in three ways: 1) enrollment by at least one course by locations; 2) enrollment by all courses by location; and 3) enrollment by the majority of courses by location.

Annual Enrollment Report Fast Facts
Each year two fast facts will be produced to summarize the information in the full report. One fast fact will focus on college students only and the other will focus on DOC students only.
Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)
This report provides a summary of the CCSSE survey findings specific to LLC. It presents data related to the demographics of the student population as well as the results of the survey. The report is organzied by LLC's institutional Learning Goals. Beginning with the 2013 report, the report contains a section that provides the current findings as well as a section that shows the comparison of findings over time.
Complete College America Fact Sheets
Complete College America is a national effort to increase the number of Americans with college degrees or certificates and to decrease attainment gaps for underrepresented populations. All of the community colleges in Illinois are participating in this national reporting effort through ICCB. These fact sheets provide brief overviews of how LLC compares with its Illiinois community college comparison group on the various reporting variables.
Credit Hour Completion
These two fact sheets provide graphs that depict the credit hour completion for first time students for LLC compared to six other IL community colleges that have been identified as Lake Land comparison group by CCA and ICCB. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Graduation Rates for Associate Degrees Full Time Students
This fact sheet defines graduation rates and presents the rates in a graph for LLC and the IL community colleges in its defined comparison group. Graduation rates are presented for both 100%, 150%, and 200% time for degrees. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Time to Degree
This fact sheet defines time to degree and presents the length of time in years it takes for students at the community colleges in Lake Lands comparison group to complete their degree or certificates. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Remedial Course Completion
This fact sheet defines remedial course completion and presents the percentage of first time students who complete their remedial math and English courses by cohort years. These data represent LLC students and the students in the comparison group for LLC. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Enrollment in Remedial Courses
This fact sheet defines remedial course enrollment and presents the percentage of first time students who enroll in remedial math and/or English courses for LLC students as well as the comparison colleges. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Retention by Student Cohort and Load
These fact sheets define retention and present the percentage of first time students who are retained over time (i.e., each consecutive term) for all colleges in the LLC comparison group. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Transfer Out
This fact sheet defines transfer out and presents the percentage of first time degree seeking students transfering to a four year institution for LLC students as well as the comparison colleges. Key findings are presented related to the comparisons.
Degree Completion
These two fact sheets provide graphs that indicate the number of associate degrees and certificates awarded during a full academic year per 100 FTE students.
College Level Course Completion after a Remedial Course
This fact sheet provides a summary of the percent of students who complete a college level course after completing a remedial course in the same subject area.
Course Persistence
The course persistence report provides a summary of the number of courses offered as well as the number and percent of students receiving each grade, withdrawing, and dropping courses. This information is presented for each term in an academic year. The first table provides an overall summary of totals for each division. The following seven tables provide details related to each course offered by a specific division for each term in the academic year.
Annual Course Persistence Reports

Why Students Drop Courses
The Why Drop reports provide summaries of reasons drop courses at four different points across the semester. These points include why students drop classes before the first day of class, between day one and day ten of classes, between day 11 and midterm, and between midterm and last day to drop. These reasons are summarized by semester and year.
Developmental Education Reports
These annual reports provide summaries of how first time students assess into various remedial courses by fall cohorts between 2005 and 2009. These reports include summaries on the following topics: 1) how students assess into remedial courses; 2) how students follw the assessment recommendations; 3) success rates and retention; 4) grade distributions in remedial and first college courses; 5) assessment by degree type.
Developmental Education Annual Reports
In FY2013, the Developmental Education Task Force decided to produce an annual developmental education report. This report includes the data and summaries in the developmental education cohort as well as the information provided in the supplemental report from 2012. In addition, this report provides summaries of developmental education interventions that have been and will be tested at LLC along with evaluations of these efforts.
Developmental Education Fast Facts
This is a one page summary of key findings from the annual Developmental Education Report.
Dual Credit Reports
Each in district high school that participates in dual credit recieves an individualized report along with the aggregate report that encompasses all dual credit students throughout the district. The report includes a summary of the most recent four years of data related to the number of students taking dual credits and the number of dual credit hours produced by each high school. This report also provides information related to the number of dual credit and non dual credit students who enroll at LLC, average GPA of students, number of graduates, and the number that transfer to a four year university. This report also summarizes the dual credit courses offered each semester as well as the number of students taking these courses.
Aggregate District Reports
This report summarizes dual credit data for all high schools in LLC's district by academic year. For individual high school reports, please go to the S drive and access the following folder: S:Institutional ResearchAnnual ReportsDual Credit Reports.

Environmental Assessment Reports
Three environmental assessment reports are produced annually. The blue report focuses on regular college students only and provides a summary of the following information demographics, headcount by location, financial aid, transfer information, retention, graduation, and tuition and fees. The green report highlights similar information to the blue report but encompasses all LLC students which includes DOC. The orange report summarizes information related to DOC students only.
Lake Land College Programs
This report focuses on regular college students only and excludes DOC students. A summary of student demographic information along with other pertinent data is provided.
Lake Land Comprehensive Programs
This report focuses on all college students including DOC. A summary of student demographic information along with other pertinent data is provided.
Lake Land Department of Corrections Programs
This report focuses only on DOC students. A summary of student demographic information along with other pertinent data is provided.

Enrollment by Program
This report simply summarizes the number of students enrolled in each program at the end of each fall and spring semester. The programs are separated by division.
Annual Enrollment and Graduation by Program
This report provides the number of students enrolled in programs annually as well as the number of graduates by programs annually. In some cases, the number of graduates is larger than the number of enrollees. One reason for this phenomena is that students can receive multiple degrees and/or certificates but can only have one degree listed as their major. This table EXCLUDES DOC students.
Financial Aid Annual Reports
The annual financial aid reports provide a summary of financial aid eligibility and applicants (student demographics by number enrolled and number applied for and received financial aid) as well as the variouse types of aid received along with the average amount received.
Graduate Reports
This report contains two sections. The first section consists of an overview of students who graduate from LLC each year. This annual overview includes student demographics, the number and types of degrees distributed, and the number of graduates by division/DOC facility and program. Both college and Department of Corrections (DOC) students are included in this section of the report. Data in this section of the report represent graduates from the past five fiscal years. Section two focuses on student cohorts. This section includes all first time degree seeking students who begin their academic career in the fall semester. These cohorts are followed for 6 years after beginning their academic career at Lake Land College and cohorts are added to the report as they reach a 2 year follow up point. This section of the report presents the number of students who receive degrees each year as well as the graduation rate for the cohort by degree. The graduation number and rates are provided by gender, race, age status, student load, athletic status, dual credit status, and disability status. Three variables have been added to the 2013 annual graduation report. These variables include veteran status, PELL grant eligibility status, and first generation students. The data for these three variables begins with the fall 2009 student cohorts because the intent to enroll form was modified around 2010 to include veteran and first generation demographic questions.
Annual Reports

Annual Graduation Fast Facts
This is a one page summary of Section I of the Annual Graduate Report. It provides a summary of graduation information for both college students and department of correction students.
Cohort Graduation Fast Facts
This is a one page summary of Section II of the Annual Graduate Report. It provides a summary of graduation information for first time degree seeking students beginning in summer/fall terms.
High School Placement Reports
Annual high school placement reports are produced each year for all in district high schools. Each high school receives their own report that includes aggregate comparison numbers for all in district students from the same reporting year. This report has three sections. Section one presents placement and enrollment summaries, section two summarizes remedial course needs, and section three reports on student majors. For individual high school placement reports please refer to the following location on the S drive: S:Institutional ResearchAnnual ReportsHS Placement Reports

IPEDS Data Feedback Report
Each year the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) provideds a feedback report that summarizes some of the variables that are submitted to IPEDS. This feedback report also contains data from a comparison group of community colleges. To access additional institutional data see the Data Center's website at
National Student Clearinghouse Six Year Completion Report
The National Student Clearinghouse is providing its participants in the enrollment and completion programs with a report based on institutional completion rates benchmarked with national published data. These data focus on six year completion rates for first time degree seeking students by fall cohorts (i.e., fall 2008, 2009, etc.). These data are presented by full and part time status, gender, and age at first entry.
Noel Levitz
The Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) is administered to LLC students every three years in the spring semester. The findings are disseminated through the 1) Detailed Reports, 2) SSI Report, and 3) Item Summary.
Detailed Reports
The detailed results provide the results in order of importance to students. It indicates where each of the items has fallen (below, at, or above mean) for LLC students each time the SSI has been administered to LLC students.
SSI Report
The SSI report is a written summary that describes the sampling design and student profiles. It reviews by importance the 12 major areas of the college and indicates the level of student satisfaction with each area in reference to how LLC meets expectations. It also identifies the 25 most important activies that students identify and how well LLC meets their expectations in these areas. it summarizes the institutional questions and also presents itemized results by division (i.e,. Academic, Business, Student, or Institutional Services). Finally it provides some comparisons with the 12 major areas of the college. These comparison look at potential differences in gender, age, and degree type.
Item Summary
The item summary is a condensed version of the Noel Levitz SSI report. It simply presents the 25 most important activities identified by students and whether or not LLC falls below, meets, or exceeds student expectations.
Post Graduate Reports
This report summarizes findings from a post graduate survey developed by LLC. Data is collected via survey monkey from students two or more years post graduation from LLC. The first survey administered in spring 2013 questioned students who graduated between 2005 and 2010.
Retention Reports
The retention reports provide demographic breakdowns for first time degree seekings students by fall cohort (e.g., first time degree seeking students in fall 2005). This report follows students over time to monitor their success (i.e., enrolled and/or gradusted) by semester. It includes summaries by demographics, degree type, and division.
Retention Reports by Fall Cohort

Retention Fast Facts
This report is a one page summary of the full retention report and provides highlights of the full report.
Transfer Reports
The Transfer Report is an annual report that provides a summary of students who transfer to 4 year universities in Illinois from Lake Land College. It provides a summary of the number of students at each university, their GPA, academic standing, and major. It also includes transfer behaviors of students attending Lake Land as their first college.
Retention by Program
The following table provides a summary of fall to spring retention by program for the past five years.
Trend Analysis
The Trend Analysis Report is an annual report that reviews five or more years of data for each topic covered. It shows trends in data for district demographics, enrollment, student demographics, and financial information including tuition, fees, and more.
Term Reports
Term reports include the 10th day and end of term reports produced for each semester. Historical term reports can be found on the S drive in the Institutional ResearchTerm Reports folder.
Tenth Day Reports

End of Term Reports

Tenth Day Summary Reports
This report provides a snapshot of the college's opening enrollment for the term and includes the State Report required for submission to the ICCB. This report does NOT include enrollment in educational programs offered through the DOC.