443 Redcliff Drive
Redding, CA 96002
Lake College was formerly called Sierra West Academy and it was founded in 1997. Lake College spans over 12,000 acres with seven classrooms, two medical laboratories, two computer labs, a simulated clinic, and a library all on the grounds for students to use. They have state of the art equipment and always make sure everything from equipment to assignments has the most up to date information. Lake College’s main majors are business, technology, and healthcare. Lake College is the only nationally accredited private college in the city of Redding and Shasta County after being awarded with its accreditation in September of 2003.
About the campus
The school has many common places for the students to relax and talk with the other students. The staff makes sure that someone is always in their offices so the students can get help with anything they need. They also have Open labs so they can practice on their off time to help them get more practice. There will be an instructor on duty at these times for them as well. They want the kids to have a network of supportive relationships because this helps them while in school and long after graduation. They have a strict Student Code of Conduct at Lake College. If the rules are not followed, they could get expelled and later dismissed from the college. They do not have on campus housing or meals but they have lists of available housing and restaurants that have student discounts.
About the Courses
Lake College specializes in Healthcare, which includes Clinical medical assisting, Medical Office Administration, and Billing; The Nursing includes Vocational Nursing Prerequisite Courses and Vocational nursing. The Business Major includes Medical office Administration and Billing and Professional Accounting and Bookkeeping as well as Office Administration and Microsoft office Specialist. They have financial aid and Pell grants available to those students who qualify.
College Type: < 2-year, Private for-profit
Offering: Less than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate
Campus Setting: City, Small
Campus Housing Available: No
Student Population: 63, 100% undergraduates