Best Illinois Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 68 community colleges serving 295,820 students in Illinois (50 public colleges and 18 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 Kendall College, Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park and Midstate 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)

  • 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
    Midstate College Photo - The R. Dale Bunch Student Center and Fountain during Dusk
    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
  • Robert Morris University Illinois
    Private not-for-profit
    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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