Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348
Tel: (815)224-2720
3,705 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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Illinois Valley Community College serves 3,705 students (40.46% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
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Illinois Valley Community College is the only community colleges within LaSalle County, IL.
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The nearest community college is Sauk Valley Community College (42.69 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 125 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Illinois Valley Community 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 125 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,705 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,705 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 1,499 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 2,206 students
1,024 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
% Black
1%
12%
% White
83%
57%
% Two or more races
1% 2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
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. 0.30 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,994 is more than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,767 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,994 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,767 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Illinois Valley Community College is a comprehensive public community college located in Oglesby, IL. The College district covers all and parts of eight counties in North Central Illinois. There are 21 high schools, 24 public and 11 parochial elementary and junior high schools within the College's service area. The college was founded in 1924 as LaSalle-Peru-Oglesby Junior College; renamed Illinois Valley Community College in 1966. IVCC's comprehensive offerings include the following baccalaureate transfer degrees: Associate in arts (A.A.) Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Engineering Science (A.E.S.). An Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.) is also available. IVCC has 24 Career Programs (Associate in Applied Science degrees) designed for employment after two years. A total of 42 certificate programs enable students to gain employment in two years of less. In addition to academic and technical programs, the College offers a comprehensive array of services designed to encourage students' success. Extracurricular activities include 27 clubs and organizations and eight intercollegiate athletic teams. Illinois Valley Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,475 per year for in-state students and $9,486 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,952 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Illinois is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.