Fox College

  • Fox College is an institution of higher learning that combines general education and professional education in applied programs that prepare motivated students for success in specialized careers. Fox College offers a combination of applied associate degrees and diplomas in 8 different program areas. Each program’s curriculum has been designed by faculty and industry professionals to emphasize what employers need in their new hires.
School Highlights
  • Fox College serves 360 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Fox College is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Fox College is City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (1.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Fox College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fox College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty25 staff123 staff
Fox College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fox College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fox College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment360 students3,999 students
Fox College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:135:1
Fox College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students360 students1,386 students
Fox College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fox College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
4%
Fox College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
31%
16%
Fox College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
14%
Fox College Black (2007-2016)
% White
59%
60%
Fox College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Fox College More (2011-2016)
Fox College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.59
Fox College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
71%
25%
Fox College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,400$31,800
Fox College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,180 is less than the state average of $15,527. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,180$15,527
Fox College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%83%
Fox College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,768$7,736
Fox College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,449$4,000
Fox College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate67%89%
Fox College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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