Top Illinois Community Colleges

For the 2021 school year, there are 69 top community colleges located throughout Illinois (49 public colleges and 20 private colleges), serving 368,933 students.
For Illinois community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,978 per year for in-state students and $10,454 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,527 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 40% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 35:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(IL) School Average
Asian
4%
Hispanic
16%
Black
14%
White
60%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
5%
IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Illinois Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 425 Fawell Blvd.
    Glen Ellyn IL  60137
    (630) 942-2800

    29,476 students
  • Coyne College
    Private, for profit
    330 North Green Street
    Chicago IL  60607
    (773) 577-8100

    611 students
  • Fox College
    Private, for profit
    6640 S. Cicero
    Chicago IL  60638
    (708) 444-4500

    360 students
  • Frontier Drive
    Fairfield IL  62837
    (618) 393-2982

    2,218 students
  • Gem City College
    Private, for profit
    700 State St
    Quincy IL  62301
    (217) 222-0391

    51 students
  • 27210 College Rd
    Centralia IL  62801
    (618) 545-3000

    4,906 students
  • Kendall College
    Private, for profit
    900 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago IL  60642
    (312) 752-2000

    1,516 students
  • 361 W Chestnut
    Chicago IL  60610
    (312) 944-0882

    1,086 students
  • Lincoln College
    Private, non-profit
    300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln IL  62656
    (217) 732-3155

    1,264 students
  • 8317 W North Avenue
    Melrose Park IL  60160
    (708) 344-4700

    717 students
  • 11220 State Hwy 1
    Robinson IL  62454
    (618) 393-2982

    1,031 students
  • 9000 W. College Parkway
    Palos Hills IL  60465
    (708) 974-4300

    15,286 students
  • 701 Portland Ave
    Morrison IL  61270
    (815) 772-7218

    105 students
  • 1600 E Golf Rd.
    Des Plaines IL  60016
    (847) 635-1600

    10,589 students
  • 305 N West Street
    Olney IL  62450
    (618) 393-2982

    1,398 students
  • 468 N Ken Gray Pky
    Ina IL  62846

    2,489 students
  • 401 S State Street
    Chicago IL  60605
    (312) 935-6800

    3,205 students
  • 2000 5th Ave
    River Grove IL  60171
    (708) 456-0300

    11,577 students
  • 2200 College Drive
    Mount Carmel IL  62863
    (618) 393-2982

    4,512 students
  • 1200 W Algonquin Rd
    Palatine IL  60067
    (847) 925-6000

    14,957 students
  • 495 Northgate Pkwy
    Wheeling IL  60090
    (847) 808-8444

    108 students
  • 6600-34th Avenue
    Moline IL  61265
    (309) 796-5000

    6,307 students
  • 2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
    Galesburg IL  61401
    (309) 344-2518

    2,200 students
  • 30 E Lake St
    Chicago IL  60601
    (312) 553-5600

    9,392 students
  • 1145 W Wilson Ave.
    Chicago IL  60640
    (773) 907-4000

    10,601 students
  • 6301 S Halsted St
    Chicago IL  60621
    (773) 602-5000

    5,313 students
  • 1900 W Van Buren
    Chicago IL  60612
    (312) 850-7000

    6,245 students
  • 10001 S Woodlawn Ave
    Chicago IL  60628
    (773) 291-6100

    4,572 students
  • 7500 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago IL  60652
    (773) 838-7500

    8,914 students
  • 4300 N Narragansett
    Chicago IL  60634
    (773) 777-7900

    12,146 students
  • 19351 W Washington St.
    Grayslake IL  60030
    (847) 543-2000

    15,410 students
  • 2000 E Main St
    Danville IL  61832
    (217) 443-3222

    3,207 students
  • East-West University
    Private, non-profit
    816 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago IL  60605
    (312) 939-0111

    555 students
  • 1700 Spartan Drive
    Elgin IL  60123
    (847) 697-1000

    15,074 students
  • 1500 West Raab Road
    Normal IL  61761
    (309) 268-8000

    5,286 students
  • Show 34 more community colleges in Illinois (out of 69 total colleges)
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