School Highlights

MacCormac College serves 276 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Private-state tuition: $12,820
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 88%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

MacCormac College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 337% over five years.
MacCormac College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
35 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of MacCormac College has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The MacCormac College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
276 students
3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
179 students
1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students
97 students
2,008 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
174 students
365 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
179 students
1,109 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
97 students
2,080 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
136 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
23%
27%
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% Black
56%
13%
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% White
12%
48%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.15%
2.73%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,000
$32,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $12,820 is less than the state average of $13,299. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$12,820
$13,299
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
76%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$23,740
$8,029
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$4,618
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MacCormac College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • While MacCormac has been known primarily as a business college for decades, the school has also revolutionized instruction in Law programs such as Court Reporting (the oldest Court Reporting program in the United States) and Paralegal Studies (approved by the American Bar Association). MacCormac has always been known for its ability to adapt to changing times, and in recent years has added such programs as Entrepreneurship Studies and Criminal Justice to its curricular offerings. At MacCormac, we can offer you personalized attention, day or evening classes, education geared towards stable and growing job opportunities, and a convenient downtown Chicago location.  MacCormac College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does MacCormac College cost?

MacCormac College's private state tuition is approximately $12,820.

What is MacCormac College's ranking?

MacCormac College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Illinois for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Private-state tuition: $12,820
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 88%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,794 per year for in-state students and $10,031 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is Robert Morris University Illinois. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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