- Spoon River College is a multi-faceted community college dedicated to providing students a quality education. Students have a variety of educational goals and SRC is positioned to meet the needs of all these students by providing: First two years of college and pre-professional, courses in 30 college majors, 30 career and technical programs, Continuing Education ,Business and Industry Training.
Spoon River College serves 1,239 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 1,239 students
- In-state tuition: $9,390
- Out-state tuition: $10,470
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 11%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Spoon River College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Spoon River College
(IL) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Spoon River College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Spoon River College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $9,390 is more than the state average of $7,972. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,470 is less than the state average of $10,688. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Total Sports Offered
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- Spoon River College serves 4,000 credit students per year in a 1,566 square miles area including Fulton, McDonough, Mason, Schuyler and part of Knox counties. Spoon River College offers the personalized, quality learning environment that prepares you for success. Classes are small and the ability to work one-on-one with individual faculty members is a priority. As a result, you are well prepared for successful moves into four-year universities or the workforce. SRC boasts an average class size of 14, with each class taught by a highly qualified instructor...not a graduate assistant. Learning takes place in many locations, not just in the classroom. In addition to the Canton Campus, Macomb Campus, Havana Center and Rushville Center buildings, Spoon River College students prepare for success in real-life learning situations. Some of these areas include hospitals for nursing students, the large Vocational Technical building on the SRC Canton Campus, and child care facilities. Agriculture is taught in the classroom and in the field. Spoon River College also has an Arboretum on campus for the study of wildlife. In addition, computer labs are available at every campus. This includes comprehensive distance learning facilities at all locations. Students can take classes via television from these facilities. As a comprehensive community college, Spoon River College provides a wide-range of activities to round out the complete college experience. Some of the activities include varsity athletics, drama, literary magazine, Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Alpha Gamma Tau Agricultural Fraternity, and Phi Mu Tau Diesel Tractor Technology Fraternity. The main campus of SRC is located on a beautiful, wooded site comprised of 160 acres near the Cuba Blacktop on County Road 22 just four miles west of Canton. The site contains four conveniently connected buildings that house a student center, learning resource center, classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, and a cafeteria. Adequate, free parking is provided in lots adjacent to the buildings. The campus also includes a natural arboretum, walking trail, and agricultural test plots.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Spoon River College cost?
Spoon River College's tuition is approximately $9,390 for In-State students and $10,470 for Out-State students.
What sports does Spoon River College offer?
Spoon River College offers 2 interscholastic sports: Baseball and Softball.
What is Spoon River College's ranking?
Spoon River College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Illinois for: Least debt for graduating students.
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