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 7,473 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 390 teachers has grown by 107% over five years.
McHenry County College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate'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 ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty390 staff239 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of McHenry County College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The McHenry County College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,473 students3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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# Full-Time Students2,093 students1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students5,380 students2,008 students
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% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
26%
27%
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% Black
1%
13%
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% White
61%
48%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.68
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College Completion Rate
29%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$32,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,750 is less than the state average of $8,158. The in-state tuition has declined by 64% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,500 is more than the state average of $10,899. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,750$8,158
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,500$10,899
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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 Aid43%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,025$7,963
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,025$4,549
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Acceptance Rate100%100%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer, Softball,
Tennis, Volleyball,
Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to McHenry County College is Elgin Community College (16.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 9,931 students | 16.30 Mi1700 Spartan Drive
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (847) 697-1000
    16.309,931
  • 13,477 students | 18.80 Mi1200 W Algonquin Rd
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 925-6000
    18.8013,477
  • 13,743 students | 19.00 Mi19351 W Washington St.
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    (847) 543-2000
    19.0013,743
  • 118 students | 23.10 Mi495 Northgate Pkwy
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 808-8444
    23.10118
  • 8,083 students | 27.70 Mi1600 E Golf Rd.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847) 635-1600
    27.708,083
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