Cook County Community Colleges

  • There are 30 community colleges in Cook County, Illinois, serving 135,470 students.
  • The average tuition is approximately $6,600 per year for in-state students and $7,560 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,180 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 73% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 39:1.

Cook County Community Colleges

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