Illinois Central College

  • We offer credit and non-credit classes at four college campuses, as well as at a variety of community locations. The East Peoria campus is the location for most of our classes. You'll find Health Careers and Profesional Development classes at the Downtown Peoria Campus. And our North campus provides a wide array of general classes and is the home of our Culinary Arts, Human Services, Public Services and Therapeutic Massage programs. Our South Campus in Pekin Illinois offers mostly Welding classes but will be expanding.

School Highlights

Illinois Central College serves 8,875 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Illinois Central College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 313 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Illinois Central College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty313 staff124 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Illinois Central College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Illinois Central College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 57% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,875 students3,099 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:129:1
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# Full-Time Students3,009 students1,095 students
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# Part-Time Students5,866 students2,004 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
6%
24%
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% Black
12%
13%
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% White
73%
48%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.450.69
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College Completion Rate
37%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,700$31,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $8,100 is more than the state average of $7,932. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,300 is less than the state average of $10,666. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,100$7,932
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,300$10,666
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Tuition NotesIn-District/Out-of D
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,469$7,618
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Illinois Central College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,366$4,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Whether you're taking an online course, science lab, computer class, workforce training or attending an extra-curricular activity in the Performing Arts Center or Gym, you will find a welcoming smile and new companions for your educational adventure. Our excellent faculty will assist you to learn the newest technologies and the latest information in your field of study. Our staff is here to provide the support and services you need to make your path to success obtainable. We have a multitude of clubs, activities, and recreational activities available to help you meet new people and make new friends. From politics to music to sports to cultural events. Student Activities oversees over 40 clubs and organizations. In addition, Student Activities provides many campus-wide services including New Student Orientation, bulletin board posting, a monthly newsletter Campus Connection, scheduling of Student Center facilities, and CONNECTIONS leadership and personal development workshops.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Illinois Central College is Midstate College (5.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Midstate College
    Midstate College Photo - The R. Dale Bunch Student Center and Fountain during Dusk
    Private for-profit
    226 students | 5.40 Mi411 W Northmoor Road
    Peoria IL  61614
    (309) 692-4092
    5.40226
  • 5,063 students | 29.00 Mi1500 West Raab Road
    Normal IL  61761
    (309) 268-8000
    29.005,063
  • 1,436 students | 32.10 Mi23235 North County 22
    Canton IL  61520
    (309) 647-4645
    32.101,436
  • Lincoln College
    Private not-for-profit
    968 students | 39.40 Mi300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln IL  62656
    (217) 732-3155
    39.40968
  • 2,958 students | 46.20 Mi815 N Orlando Smith Road
    Oglesby IL  61348
    (815) 224-2720
    46.202,958
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.