The Higher Learning Commission

30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504

Statement of Educational Effectiveness

Great Lakes Christian College provides an excellent, rigorous education to undergraduate students. We use an open enrollment approach to higher education with the goal of making college accessible to all students. Our freshmen to sophomore retention rate has averaged 55% for the last five years. Our graduation rate for first-time, full-time students has averaged nearly 30% for the last three cohorts to graduate within 150% of the expected course of study.

Our students averaged a GPA of 2.76 on a 4 point scale at the last reporting cycle. Our graduates consistently rate the college extremely high in satisfaction measurements with 100% of graduates scoring satisfied or very satisfied in overall satisfaction, 100% satisfied or very satisfied with the overall quality of education, and 95% satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of classroom instruction.

Federal Agencies

Great Lakes Christian College (GLCC) is authorized by the United States Department of Justice , Immigration and Naturalization Service to enroll non-immigrant foreign students.

United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service
333 Mt. Elliott
Detroit MI 48297

Great Lakes Christian College (GLCC) is approved by the United States Office of Student Financial Assistance for offering federal student aid.

State Agencies

Great Lakes Christian College (GLCC) is approved by the State of Michigan Department of Education to offer financial assistance from the State of Michigan.

Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing MI 48909


Great Lakes Christian College has been approved by the State of Michigan to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of post-secondary distance education. More information can be found at

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