City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

  • 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 6,245 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 45:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is Coyne College (1.5 miles away).

Top Placements

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 139 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty139 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,245 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio45:135:1
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# Full-Time Students2,738 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students3,507 students2,613 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of IL.
% Asian
5%
4%
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% Hispanic
26%
16%
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% Black
54%
14%
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% White
11%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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College Completion Rate
11%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,460 is less than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,891 is less than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,460$7,978
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,891$10,454
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,000$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,000
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Source: 2016 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is Coyne College (1.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Coyne College
    Private, for profit
    611 students | 1.50 Mi330 North Green Street
    Chicago IL  60607
    (773)577-8100
    1.50611
  • Kendall College
    Private, for profit
    1,516 students | 2.00 Mi900 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago IL  60642
    (312)752-2000
    2.001,516
  • 1,086 students | 2.40 Mi361 W Chestnut
    Chicago IL  60610
    (312)944-0882
    2.401,086
  • 3,205 students | 2.40 Mi401 S State Street
    Chicago IL  60605
    (312)935-6800
    2.403,205
  • 9,392 students | 2.50 Mi30 E Lake St
    Chicago IL  60601
    (312)553-5600
    2.509,392
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