Best Illinois Community Colleges (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 64 community colleges serving 276,083 students in Illinois (53 public colleges and 11 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 average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (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 (2022-23)

College
Location
Students
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Private not-for-profit
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
College of DuPage
Public
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-2800
| 23,903 students
College of Lake County
Public
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
Illinois Central College
Public
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
(309) 694-5422
| 8,749 students
Joliet Junior College
Public
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 729-9020
| 14,318 students
Kishwaukee College
Public
21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150
(815) 825-2086
| 3,060 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park
Private for-profit
8317 W North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160
(708) 344-4700
| 830 students
Lincoln Trail College
Public
11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 393-2982
| 797 students
Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College
Private for-profit
1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 965-8616
| 408 students
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 974-4300
| 10,578 students
Morrison Institute of Technology
Morrison Institute of Technology Photo
Private, non-profit
701 Portland Ave
Morrison, IL 61270
(815) 772-7218
| 105 students
Northwestern College
Public
9400 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 237-5050
| 618 students
Oakton Community College
Public
1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 635-1600
| 6,278 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
Triton College
Public
2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171
(708) 456-0300
| 9,571 students
Wabash Valley College
Public
2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 393-2982
| 2,646 students
William Rainey Harper College
Public
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 925-6000
| 13,477 students
Worsham College of Mortuary Science
Private for-profit
495 Northgate Pkwy
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 808-8444
| 118 students
Black Hawk College
Public
6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 796-5000
| 4,472 students
Carl Sandburg College
Carl Sandburg College Photo
Public
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
Elgin Community College
Public
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 697-1000
| 9,931 students
Frontier Community College
Public
2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
(618) 393-2982
| 1,719 students
Gem City College
Public
700 State St
Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-0391
| 26 students
Heartland Community College
Public
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 268-8000
| 4,974 students
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Community Colleges in Illinois (Closed)

School
Location
Students
11 E Adams Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 895-6300
| n/a students
5440 Fargo Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 324-5588
| 433 students
1520 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 278-0043
| 115 students
Fox College (Closed 2020)
Private for-profit
6640 S. Cicero
Bedford Park, IL 60638
(708) 444-4500
| 451 students
800 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 472-7000
| 307 students
11551 184th Place
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 326-3200
| 524 students
361 W Chestnut
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 944-0882
| 1,086 students
4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220
| 425 students
4550 n winchester ave
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 878-4300
| n/a students
1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-1420
| 142 students

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