Wabash Valley College

2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Wabash Valley College serves 2,646 students (17% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,646 students
  • In-state tuition: $8,873
  • Out-state tuition: $10,811
  • Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Wabash Valley College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wabash Valley College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
97 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Wabash Valley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Wabash Valley College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,646 students
2,581 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
451 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,195 students
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
214 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
451 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,195 students
1,844 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
2%
24%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
90%
53%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.19
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
61%
36%
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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)
$35,800
$31,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $8,873 is more than the state average of $8,163. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,811 is less than the state average of $10,824. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$8,873
$8,163
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,811
$10,824
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Tuition Notes
Based on Residency S
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$7,963
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$4,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,646 students
  • In-state tuition: $8,873
  • Out-state tuition: $10,811
  • Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,163 per year for in-state students and $10,824 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,272 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Rasmussen University-Illinois. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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