Best Illinois Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 68 community colleges serving 296,362 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 average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 85% (view national acceptance rates).
Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
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 Illinois Community Colleges by Town (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) 344-000000000

    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

    2,486 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) 456-00000000

    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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