Best Illinois Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 64 community colleges serving 281,752 students in Illinois (50 public colleges and 14 private colleges).
For Illinois community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,158 per year for in-state students and $10,899 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,031 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Joliet Junior College, Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park and Wabash Valley College.
The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 89% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(IL) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
27%
Black
13%
White
48%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
3%
IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Illinois Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 3609 North Marx Drive
    Quincy, IL 62305
    (217) 224-0600

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

    7,276 students
  • 425 Fawell Blvd.
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (630) 942-2800

    23,903 students
  • 19351 W Washington St.
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    (847) 543-2000

    13,743 students
  • Coyne College
    Private for-profit
    1 North State Street
    Chicago, IL 60602
    (773) 577-8100

    530 students
  • 1 College Drive
    East Peoria, IL 61635
    (309) 694-5422

    8,749 students
  • 1215 Houbolt Rd
    Joliet, IL 60431
    (815) 729-9020

    14,318 students
  • Kendall College
    Private, for profit
    900 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (312) 752-2000

    1,516 students
  • 8317 W North Avenue
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
    (708) 344-4700

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

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

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

    13,032 students
  • 701 Portland Ave
    Morrison, IL 61270
    (815) 772-7218

    105 students
  • Northwestern College
    Private for-profit
    7725 South Harlem Avenue
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708) 237-5050

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

    8,083 students
  • Rasmussen College-Illinois
    Private for-profit
    6000 East State Street, 4th Floor
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 316-4800

    2,125 students
  • 401 S State Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 935-6800

    1,693 students
  • 2000 5th Ave
    River Grove, IL 60171
    (708) 456-0300

    9,571 students
  • 2200 College Drive
    Mount Carmel, IL 62863
    (618) 393-2982

    2,646 students
  • 1200 W Algonquin Rd
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 925-6000

    13,477 students
  • 495 Northgate Pkwy
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 808-8444

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

    4,472 students
  • 2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309) 344-2518

    1,925 students
  • 1145 W Wilson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 907-4000

    6,365 students
  • 6301 S Halsted St
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 602-5000

    2,410 students
  • 1900 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 850-7000

    6,997 students
  • 10001 S Woodlawn Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 291-6100

    2,177 students
  • 7500 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60652
    (773) 838-7500

    6,521 students
  • 4300 N Narragansett
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 777-7900

    8,762 students
  • 2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832
    (217) 443-3222

    2,644 students
  • East-West University
    Private not-for-profit
    816 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 939-0111

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

    9,931 students
  • 2 Frontier Drive
    Fairfield, IL 62837
    (618) 393-2982

    1,719 students
  • Gem City College
    Private for-profit
    700 State St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217) 222-0391

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

    4,974 students
  • Show 29 more community colleges in Illinois (out of 64 total colleges)
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