MacCormac College

School Highlights
  • MacCormac College serves 216 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • MacCormac College is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to MacCormac College is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College (0.3 miles away).

Top Placements

MacCormac College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 1100% over five years.
MacCormac College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff123 staff
MacCormac College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of MacCormac College has grown by 32% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The MacCormac College diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment216 students3,999 students
MacCormac College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:135:1
MacCormac College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students95 students1,386 students
MacCormac College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students121 students2,613 students
MacCormac College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
MacCormac College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
MacCormac College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
MacCormac College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
MacCormac College Black (2007-2016)
% White
MacCormac College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
MacCormac College Non Resident (2008-2013)
MacCormac College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.59
MacCormac College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
MacCormac College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$32,200
MacCormac College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,820 is less than the state average of $15,527. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,820$15,527
MacCormac College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid64%83%
MacCormac College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,000$7,862
MacCormac College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$4,000
MacCormac College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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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Did You Know?
For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,721 per year for in-state students and $8,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,602 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chicago community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Chicago is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.