Chicago Community Colleges

  • There are 17 community colleges in Chicago, Illinois, serving 66,620 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. (view national tuition costs).
  • Chicago community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 42:1.

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Recent Articles
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.