Spoon River College

23235 North County 22
Canton, IL 61520-8622
Tel: (309)647-4645
1,883 students
Public institution

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Spoon River College is a multi-faceted community college dedicated to providing students a quality education. Students have a variety of educational goals and SRC is positioned to meet the needs of all these students by providing: First two years of college and pre-professional, courses in 30 college majors, 30 career and technical programs, Continuing Education ,Business and Industry Training.
School Highlights:
Spoon River College serves 1,883 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Spoon River College is the only community colleges within Fulton County, IL.
The nearest community college is Midstate College (29.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Spoon River 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 1,883 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,883 students
1,303 students
Spoon River College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
785 students
835 students
Spoon River College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,098 students
1,046 students
Spoon River College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Spoon River College sch enrollment Spoon River College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Spoon River College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Spoon River College Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
2%
11%
Spoon River College Black (2006-2012)
% White
96%
66%
Spoon River College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Spoon River College sch ethnicity Spoon River 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. 0.08 0.44
Spoon River College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,470 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,550 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,470 $5,890
Spoon River College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,550 $10,047
Spoon River College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Spoon River College serves 4,000 credit students per year in a 1,566 square miles area including Fulton, McDonough, Mason, Schuyler and part of Knox counties. Spoon River College offers the personalized, quality learning environment that prepares you for success. Classes are small and the ability to work one-on-one with individual faculty members is a priority. As a result, you are well prepared for successful moves into four-year universities or the workforce. SRC boasts an average class size of 14, with each class taught by a highly qualified instructor...not a graduate assistant. Learning takes place in many locations, not just in the classroom. In addition to the Canton Campus, Macomb Campus, Havana Center and Rushville Center buildings, Spoon River College students prepare for success in real-life learning situations. Some of these areas include hospitals for nursing students, the large Vocational Technical building on the SRC Canton Campus, and child care facilities. Agriculture is taught in the classroom and in the field. Spoon River College also has an Arboretum on campus for the study of wildlife. In addition, computer labs are available at every campus. This includes comprehensive distance learning facilities at all locations. Students can take classes via television from these facilities. As a comprehensive community college, Spoon River College provides a wide-range of activities to round out the complete college experience. Some of the activities include varsity athletics, drama, literary magazine, Student Senate, Peer Ambassador Program, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Alpha Gamma Tau Agricultural Fraternity, Phi Mu Tau Diesel Tractor Technology Fraternity and honors program. The main campus of SRC is located on a beautiful, wooded site comprised of 160 acres near the Cuba Blacktop on County Road 22 just four miles west of Canton. The site contains four conveniently connected buildings that house a student center, learning resource center, classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, and a cafeteria. Adequate, free parking is provided in lots adjacent to the buildings. The campus also includes a natural arboretum, walking trail, and agricultural test plots.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,882 per year for in-state students and $9,815 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,672 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 76%. 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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. 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.