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 6,997 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 419 teachers has grown by 227% over five years.
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty419 staff239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,997 students3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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# Full-Time Students3,111 students1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students3,886 students2,008 students
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% Asian
4%
5%
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% Hispanic
50%
27%
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% Black
35%
13%
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% White
8%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.620.68
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College Completion Rate
24%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$32,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $6,460 is less than the state average of $8,158. The in-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,891 is less than the state average of $10,899. The out-state tuition has declined by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,460$8,158
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,891$10,899
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,837$7,963
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,602$4,549
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Source: 2020 (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
    530 students | 1.50 Mi1 North State Street
    Chicago, IL 60602
    (773) 577-8100
    1.50530
  • Kendall College
    Private, for profit
    1,516 students | 2.00 Mi900 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (312) 752-2000
    2.001,516
  • 1,693 students | 2.40 Mi401 S State Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 935-6800
    2.401,693
  • 7,276 students | 2.50 Mi30 E Lake St
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 553-5600
    2.507,276
  • MacCormac College
    MacCormac College Photo
    Private not-for-profit
    276 students | 2.50 Mi29 E. Madison
    Chicago, IL 60602
    (312) 922-1884
    2.50276
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