City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612-3197
Tel: (312)850-7000
  • 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 (Illinois)

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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
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,245 students3,999 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio45:135:1
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,738 students1,386 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,507 students2,613 students
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
4%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
26%
16%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
54%
14%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Black (2007-2016)
% White
11%
60%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College More (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
5%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.59
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
11%
25%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$32,200
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,891$10,454
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%83%
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,000$7,862
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,000
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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
  • Taylor Business Institute
    Private, for profit
    280 students | 2.00 Mi318 West Adams Street, Suite 500
    Chicago IL  60606
    (312)658-5100
    2.00280
  • 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
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For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,721 per year for in-state students and $8,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,602 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chicago community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Chicago is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.