Illinois Valley Community College

School Highlights
  • Illinois Valley Community College serves 3,525 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Illinois Valley Community College is the only community colleges within La Salle County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Illinois Valley Community College is Sauk Valley Community College (42.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Illinois Valley Community College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty124 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Illinois Valley Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Illinois Valley Community College diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,525 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:135:1
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# Full-Time Students1,467 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students2,058 students2,613 students
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
11%
16%
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% Black
1%
14%
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% White
84%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.280.59
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College Completion Rate
24%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $9,733 is more than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,560 is more than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$9,733$7,978
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,560$10,454
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$4,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Illinois Valley Community College is a comprehensive public community college located in Oglesby, IL. The College district covers all and parts of eight counties in North Central Illinois. There are 21 high schools, 24 public and 11 parochial elementary and junior high schools within the College's service area. The college was founded in 1924 as LaSalle-Peru-Oglesby Junior College; renamed Illinois Valley Community College in 1966. IVCC's comprehensive offerings include the following baccalaureate transfer degrees: Associate in arts (A.A.) Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Engineering Science (A.E.S.). An Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.) is also available. IVCC has 24 Career Programs (Associate in Applied Science degrees) designed for employment after two years. A total of 42 certificate programs enable students to gain employment in two years of less. In addition to academic and technical programs, the College offers a comprehensive array of services designed to encourage students' success. Extracurricular activities include 27 clubs and organizations and eight intercollegiate athletic teams. Illinois Valley Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.