Chicago Community Colleges

  • There are 18 community colleges in Chicago, Illinois, serving 66,980 students.
  • For Chicago community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,721 per year for in-state students and $8,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,602 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 73% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Chicago community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 41:1.

Chicago, IL Community Colleges:

Recent Articles
April 12, 2018
We take a closer look at the Upward Bound program, which is designed to prepare students for college whom might not otherwise succeed due to economic or family factors.
April 12, 2018
Does it make a difference whether you earn your high school diploma or a GED? Grace Chen looks at the issue in detail.
April 12, 2018
Who says college is just for the 18 - 22 year old crowd? In fact, more community colleges are recruiting students over the age of 50 - and for good reason!