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College for Life Programs

College for Life Programs
Lewis and Clark Community College
College for Life Programs
5800 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Program Contact Roselyn Ellington
Program Contact Email
Phone 618.468.4127
Website Program website

For those students with disabilities who have had few inclusive experiences in high school, the College for Life Program provides courses that continue the educational experience and also provides social growth opportunities on a college campus. College for Life courses are continuing education, non-credit courses which are not eligible for financial aid or support from the Division of Rehabilitation Services.

Program information submitted: March 10, 2021

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program:
  • Have graduated or exited from high school
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 85
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Deadline to apply to this program:
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term: 75.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one: 75.00%
Notes on acceptance and attendance:

We had a 25% drop due to the pandemic and classes moving to a virtual format.

Average student tuition and fees for the current school year: $475.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year: $475.00
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Scholarships
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical Continuing Education courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 10%
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? No
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes