Using these data, one quickly realizes that enrollment at Glen Oaks is an excellent investment for all. The low tuition costs, and even free to high school students via dual enrollment, makes it all the more accessible for all the region’s citizens.
The types of courses to garner range from career/technical to core college studies to personal interest. The student need not necessarily complete a degree as technical skills in such areas as welding, machining and electrical technology prepares individuals for the local employers. A technical certificate in many career areas provides skilled positions with excellent wages.
If a bachelor’s degree is the student’s goal, Glen Oaks provides all the general core courses to transfer. Our partnerships with Trine University, Goshen College, Spring Arbor University and Michigan State University, provide bachelor’s and master’s opportunities right on our campus.
In all cases, the college provides opportunities to prepare for the high-skill, high-pay positions. The St. Joseph County citizens have for more than fifty-years provided the tax support which, in part, helps the college provide the needed educational offerings. Why Glen Oaks? – Why Now? The reasons are both obvious and powerful. The College is the first line of opportunity for all.