23235 North County 22
Canton, IL 61520
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Spoon River College Photo #1 - Spoon River College is a two-year public community college in Illinois with campuses in Canton and Macomb, and attendance centers in Havana and Rushville.
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Spoon River College Photo #1 - Spoon River College is a two-year public community college in Illinois with campuses in Canton and Macomb, and attendance centers in Havana and Rushville.
  • 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.

School Highlights

Spoon River College serves 1,386 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,386 students
  • In-state tuition: $9,390
  • Out-state tuition: $10,470
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 13%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Spoon River College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 81% over five years.
Spoon River College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
127 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Spoon River College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Spoon River College diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,386 students
3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
606 students
1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students
780 students
2,008 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
136 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
3%
27%
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% Black
7%
13%
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% White
87%
48%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.24
0.68
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College Completion Rate
41%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,900
$32,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Spoon River 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 $9,390 is more than the state average of $8,158. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,470 is less than the state average of $10,899. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$9,390
$8,158
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,470
$10,899
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
76%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$4,827
$5,630
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Spoon River College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$2,851
$3,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Spoon River College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
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
2 sports
Sports
Baseball, Softball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • 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.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,386 students
  • In-state tuition: $9,390
  • Out-state tuition: $10,470
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 13%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,158 per year for in-state students and $10,899 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,031 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 91%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Rasmussen College-Illinois. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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