City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren, Chicago
IL, 60612-3197
Tel: (312)850-7000
6,530 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 6,530 students (43% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is one of 35 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is Lexington College (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X 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 6,530 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 61:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,530 students
1,287 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,777 students
832 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,753 students
1,021 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College sch enrollment City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
16%
7%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
61%
12%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Black (2006-2012)
% White
17%
66%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College sch ethnicity City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X 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. 0.57 0.45
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,961 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has declined by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,498 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,961 $5,890
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,498 $10,050
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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