McHenry County College

  • Our focus is learning. Student success is our goal.
  • McHenry County College provides credit and noncredit educational degrees, certificates, training opportunities, and special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
School Highlights
  • McHenry County College serves 7,165 students (48% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • McHenry County College is the only community colleges within Mchenry County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to McHenry County College is Elgin Community College (16.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 175 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
McHenry County College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty175 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of McHenry County College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The McHenry County College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,165 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio41:135:1
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# Full-Time Students3,470 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students3,695 students2,613 students
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% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
18%
16%
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% Black
1%
14%
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% White
68%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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College Completion Rate
28%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,750 is less than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has declined by 60% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,500 is more than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,750$7,978
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,500$10,454
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Tuition NotesIn-district tuition is currently $110 per credit hour. For more details visit www.mchenry.edu/tuition
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid59%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,562$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,000
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Acceptance Rate100%89%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer, Softball,
Tennis, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • MCC promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price. Our unique curriculum combines the traditional coursework needed for degrees with the soft skills needed in management roles. Students earn an Associate degree that blends work experience, mentoring and classroom participation. Student Life at McHenry County College offers students a variety of clubs and organizations to join and programs to attend.

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