Lakeshore Technical College Ranked No. 1 Community College in Wisconsin, No. 9 in the Nation




Lakeshore Technical College is the best community college in Wisconsin and ninth best in the nation, according to the newest Niche rankings. 

“While this recent ranking is phenomenal news, what strikes me as most impressive is how our college consistently ranks among the best in the nation across a variety of organizations including Aspen Institute, Bellwether, WalletHub, Viqtory, and others,” said Lakeshore President Dr. Paul Carlsen. “This consistency is further validation we are one of the best community colleges in the country.”

Niche compares data from sources including the U.S. Department of Education and its own survey of current college students and recent alumni. The organization connects colleges and schools with students and families by providing in-depth profiles based on data, reviews, and ratings. According to its website, over 50 million people used Niche in the last year.

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About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college educating more than 9,000 students annually. Students enroll at Lakeshore to master real-world, employable career skills and start their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Lakeshore faculty and staff are focused on providing each student an individualized learning experience.
Lakeshore Technical College is a nationally recognized two-year college. The college was ranked #2 in the nation by Washington Monthly, #17 in the nation by Forbes, #20 in the nation by, a top-150 two-year college by the Aspen Institute, a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist four out of the last five years, and named the 2021 Large Business/Industry of the Year by the Chamber of Manitowoc County.
Approximately 800 students graduate from Lakeshore each year, and associate degree graduates report earning a median salary of $59,899 within six months of graduating. In addition to the Cleveland campus, Lakeshore educates students at learning campuses in downtown Manitowoc and downtown Sheboygan. Classes are also offered at additional sites throughout the district. Visit Lakeshore at

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