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 7,031 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.

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 LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty175 staff124 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 40:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The McHenry County College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,031 students2,663 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,169 students1,086 students
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# Part-Time Students4,862 students2,004 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
21%
24%
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% Black
2%
13%
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% White
63%
48%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.550.69
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College Completion Rate
29%
30%
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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 $7,830. 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 $10,621. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,750$7,830
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,500$10,621
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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%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$7,618
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,200$4,500
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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: 2019 (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
  • 9,567 students | 16.30 Mi1700 Spartan Drive
    Elgin IL  60123
    (847) 697-1000
    16.309,567
  • 13,530 students | 18.80 Mi1200 W Algonquin Rd
    Palatine IL  60067
    (847) 925-6000
    18.8013,530
  • 14,193 students | 19.00 Mi19351 W Washington St.
    Grayslake IL  60030
    (847) 543-2000
    19.0014,193
  • 95 students | 23.10 Mi495 Northgate Pkwy
    Wheeling IL  60090
    (847) 808-8444
    23.1095
  • 8,454 students | 27.70 Mi1600 E Golf Rd.
    Des Plaines IL  60016
    (847) 635-1600
    27.708,454
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,830 per year for in-state students and $10,621 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,740 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.