City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Tel: (312)850-7000
6,842 students
Public institution
Malcolm X College , a learning and assessment-centered community college, empowers students of diverse backgrounds and abilities to achieve academic, career, and personal success.
School Highlights:
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College serves 6,842 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 48:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is one of 31 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is Lexington College (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 142 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 142 staff
59 staff
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,842 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has decreased from 54:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,842 students
1,282 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 48:1
22:1
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,047 students
810 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,795 students
1,017 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
26%
7%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
62%
12%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Black (2006-2013)
% White
6%
57%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College More (2012-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Unknown (2009-2013)
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.57 0.53
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,961 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,498 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,961 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,498 $10,260
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
89%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Malcolm X College , a learning and assessment-centered community college, empowers students of diverse backgrounds and abilities to achieve academic, career, and personal success. In addition to our commitment to academic excellence, we are a learning and assessment centered community college committed to extending learning experiences beyond the classroom setting to the global community through a wealth of cultural programs, extracurricular activities and socially relevant symposia. Annually the College hosts over 1,000 meetings and community events serving in excess of 150,000 individuals. In partnership with the Shule Ya Watoto (School for Children), Malcolm X College has the distinction of hosting one of the nation's only seven day Kwanzaa observances in the country, open to the public. In addition, the College addresses the needs of a multi-cultural student body and its surrounding community through events celebrating African American History Month, Asian American Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Women's History Month and Veterans' Day, to name a few. Malcolm X College is embarking on a 35 million dollar renovation project to improve the mechanical and electrical infrastructure; replace the roof; upgrade public restrooms and the gymnasium; replace classroom furniture and install new lighting at Malcolm X College and the West Side Learning Center . These physical upgrades are certain to have a positive, lasting impact upon the learning environment of the institution, ensuring better educational experiences for all of our constituents.

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For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,243 per year for in-state students and $8,588 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,105 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chicago community colleges have a 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. of 0.53, which is equal to the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Chicago is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.