Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College

Tel: (618)393-2982
4,706 students
Public institution
The mission of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529 is to provide excellence in teaching, learning, public service, and economic development. The District is committed to high academic standards for pre-baccalaureate, career and technical education that sustain and advance excellence in learning.
School Highlights:
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College serves 4,706 students (12% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College is the only community colleges within Wabash County, IL.
The nearest community college is Vincennes University (22.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,706 teachers has grown by 425% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 78:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,706 students
1,303 students
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
585 students
836 students
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,121 students
1,046 students
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College sch enrollment Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Black (2006-2012)
% White
92%
67%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College sch ethnicity Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.45
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,361 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,412 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,361 $5,940
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,412 $10,072
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District #529 (IECC) is located in a 3,000 square-mile area of southeastern Illinois near the Illinois-Indiana border. The multi-college District includes Frontier Community College at Fairfield, Lincoln Trail College at Robinson, Olney Central College at Olney, and Wabash Valley College at Mt. Carmel. The first three colleges combined in 1969 to form what is now known as the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529. The first three colleges combined in 1969 to form what is now known as the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529. A referendum authorizing construction of facilities at the first three sites was approved by a 4.5 to 1 margin later that year. Since its founding, the District has grown from an enrollment of a few hundred students to more than 25,000 per year. Approximately three-quarters of these students are enrolled part-time, in 12 credit hours or less. Wabash Valley College offers degrees and certificate in Administrative Information Tech (AIT), Administrative Information Tech (AIT), Agriculture Technology | Business (AGB), Agriculture Technology | Production (AGP), Agriculture Technology | Professional Ag Applicator (AGB), Basic Nurse Assistant Training Progr (BAID), Coal Mining Maintenance I (CMM1), Coal Mining Maintenance II (CMM2), Coal Mining Technology (CMT), Coal Mining Technology Prod. Mgmt. (CMT), Corrections - Parole Officer (CORPO), Corrections - Youth Supervisor (CORYS), Diesel Equipment Technology (DIESL), Early Childhood Education (ECD), Electronics Technology (ELECT), Industrial Studies (INDS), Industrial Studies (INDS), Legal Secretary (LEGL), Machine Shop Technology (MAC), Advanced Manufacturing (ADVMANUF), Marketing Business Management (MARKT), Nursing (NUR), Paraprofessional Educator (EDU), Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate (PSYRH), Radio/Television Broadcasting (RADIO), Sales (SALES), Social Services Specialist (SSS), Truck Driving (TRK), Turf and Landscape Design (AGB) and Web Design Certificate (INFO). The District is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools).

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