Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove
IL, 60554-9454
Tel:
11,146 students
Public institution

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Waubonsee Community College is a fully accredited community college with an enrollment of more than 10,000 students a semester. The college is 40 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in one of the fastest growing collar counties on a beautiful 243-acre campus with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies. Waubonsee provides outstanding service to its students and district residents through demonstration of its core values-quality, service, value, innovation and accessibility.
School Highlights:
Waubonsee Community College serves 11,146 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Waubonsee Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Kane County, IL.
The nearest community college is Elgin Community College (17.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Waubonsee Community 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 11,146 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,146 students
1,287 students
Waubonsee Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,666 students
832 students
Waubonsee Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,480 students
1,021 students
Waubonsee Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Waubonsee Community College sch enrollment Waubonsee Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Waubonsee Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
Waubonsee Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Waubonsee Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
69%
66%
Waubonsee Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Waubonsee Community College More (2011-2012)
Waubonsee Community College sch ethnicity Waubonsee Community 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. 0.48 0.45
Waubonsee Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,727 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,288 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,727 $5,845
Waubonsee Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,288 $10,047
Waubonsee Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The AELC offers Adult Education students an opporunity to enhance their studies using computer aided instruction in the areas of basic Academic Skills, GED preparation, workforce preparation, English as a Second Language and Literacy. The center is located at the Aurora Campus. Adult Education instructors are available in the center during all open hours to assist students with an individual plan of instruction. Waubonsee is part of the seven-member Skyway Conference made up of schools in the suburban Chicagoland area. The Chiefs capture several Skyway titles each year and consistently contend for the Conference's All-Sports Trophy. Waubonsee Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) and is recognized by federal and state agenicies administering financial aid.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,082 per year for in-state students and $9,176 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,622 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 72%. 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.