• 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 7,814 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 7,814 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,750
  • Out-state tuition: $12,500
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 31%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 390 teachers has grown by 122% over five years.
McHenry County College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
390 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of McHenry County College has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The McHenry County College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,814 students
2,413 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,029 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,785 students
1,683 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of McHenry County College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
434 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,029 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,785 students
1,844 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
19 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
19%
24%
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% Black
1%
12%
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% White
69%
53%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
2%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.49
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.95%
2.73%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of McHenry County College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,400
$32,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of McHenry County College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of IL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,750 is less than the state average of $7,972. The in-state tuition has declined by 67% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,500 is more than the state average of $10,688. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,750
$7,972
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$12,500
$10,688
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of McHenry County College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
In-district tuition is currently $110 per credit hour. For more details visit www.mchenry.edu/tuition
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
55%
81%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in McHenry County College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$7,000
$8,029
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in McHenry County College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,988
$4,600
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in McHenry County College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
89%
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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

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does McHenry County College cost?

McHenry County College's tuition is approximately $3,750 for In-State students and $12,500 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of McHenry County College?

The acceptance rate of McHenry County College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 89%.

What sports does McHenry County College offer?

McHenry County College offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

What is McHenry County College's ranking?

McHenry County College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Illinois for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 7,814 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,750
  • Out-state tuition: $12,500
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 31%
  • Source: Verified school update

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