MacCormac College

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%.

Top Rankings

MacCormac College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges 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 ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Other FieldsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty35 staff239 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 Enrollment276 students3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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# Full-Time Students179 students1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students97 students2,008 students
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% 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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Diversity Score0.610.68
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College Completion Rate
26%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$32,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $12,820 is less than the state average of $15,031. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,820$15,031
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$23,500$7,963
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$4,549
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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