Best Illinois Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 68 community colleges serving 295,820 students in Illinois (51 public colleges and 17 private colleges).
For Illinois community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,932 per year for in-state students and $10,666 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,965 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago, Frontier Community College and William Rainey Harper College.
The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 85% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(IL) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
24%
Black
13%
White
48%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
6%
IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Illinois Community Colleges (2021-22)

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

    24,900 students
  • Coyne College
    Private for-profit
    1 North State Street
    Chicago, IL 60602
    (773) 577-8100

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

    443 students
  • 2 Frontier Drive
    Fairfield, IL 62837
    (618) 393-2982

    1,931 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
  • 8317 W North Avenue
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
    (708) 344-4700

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

    892 students
  • 1130 South Alpine Road
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 965-8616

    408 students
  • Midstate College
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    Private for-profit
    411 W Northmoor Road
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309) 692-4092

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

    13,762 students
  • 701 Portland Ave
    Morrison, IL 61270
    (815) 772-7218

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

    8,454 students
  • 305 N West Street
    Olney, IL 62450
    (618) 393-2982

    1,112 students
  • 468 N Ken Gray Pkwy
    Ina, IL 62846
    (618) 437-5321

    1,802 students
  • 401 S State Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 935-6800

    1,934 students
  • Taylor Business Institute
    Private, for profit
    180 N WABASH AVE FL 5
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 658-5100

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

    10,529 students
  • 2200 College Drive
    Mount Carmel, IL 62863
    (618) 393-2982

    2,777 students
  • 1200 W Algonquin Rd
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 925-6000

    13,530 students
  • 495 Northgate Pkwy
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 808-8444

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

    4,333 students
  • 2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309) 344-2518

    1,860 students
  • 30 E Lake St
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 553-5600

    8,643 students
  • 1145 W Wilson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 907-4000

    7,673 students
  • 6301 S Halsted St
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 602-5000

    3,136 students
  • 1900 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 850-7000

    7,104 students
  • 10001 S Woodlawn Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 291-6100

    2,663 students
  • 7500 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60652
    (773) 838-7500

    6,942 students
  • 4300 N Narragansett
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 777-7900

    9,777 students
  • 19351 W Washington St.
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    (847) 543-2000

    14,193 students
  • 2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832
    (217) 443-3222

    2,620 students
  • East-West University
    Private not-for-profit
    816 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 939-0111

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

    9,567 students
  • 1500 West Raab Road
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 268-8000

    5,063 students
  • Show 33 more community colleges in Illinois (out of 68 total colleges)
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