Northwestern College-Chicago Campus (Closed 2020)

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

School Highlights

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus served 425 students (53% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 84% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 47%.

School Overview

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
59 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
425 students
2,581 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
224 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
201 students
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
429 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
224 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,683 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
n/a
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
27%
24%
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% Black
49%
12%
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% White
16%
53%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
27%
25%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,800
$31,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

In-State Tuition Fees
$16,545
$8,163
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$16,545
$10,824
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
82%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$30,000
$7,550
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$3,881
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Acceptance Rate
90%
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
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • With three campuses conveniently serving more than 2100 students in the greater Chicago area, Northwestern Business College provides a solid, career-focused education in some of the fastest growing professions. In as little as one to two years, NBC students can earn their certificate or degree and begin working in their chosen fields. Founded in 1902 to provide men and women with the specialized training necessary for a successful career in business and to support Chicago's rapidly growing business community, NBC continues to pursue the basic principles of its founder: to meet the needs of students who are career-oriented. The Professional and Continuing Education Center offers non-credit courses focusing on professions regulated by the state. These courses provide training and education that prepares you to earn or maintain your license as a real estate agent, property appraiser, home inspector, or insurance agent. Northwestern Business College offers focused programs that target the nation's fastest growing careers. Many NBC students have to balance work, school, family, and other obligations. We offer day, evening and weekend classes, allowing you maximum options for completing your coursework. Northwestern Business College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northwestern College-Chicago Campus cost?
Northwestern College-Chicago Campus's tuition is approximately $16,545 for In-State students and $16,545 for Out-State students.
What is the acceptance rate of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus?
The acceptance rate of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is 90%, which is higher than the state average of 89%.

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