Cook County Community Colleges

  • There are 29 community colleges in Cook County, Illinois, serving 134,946 students.
  • The average tuition is approximately $8,147 per year for in-state students and $9,660 for out-of-state students. (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 76% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (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

Recent Articles
May 19, 2017
We’ll report on the Benefits Access for College Completion Initiative, which will connect low-income community college students to much-needed public benefits for the purpose of improving college completion rates.
May 19, 2017
We analyze some of the ways in which community colleges have changed and improved over the years, from online classes to new degree programs.
May 19, 2017
We explore the various ways students can take full advantage of learning opportunities at community colleges today, from high school programs to worker retraining and transfer agreements.