Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401

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Main telephone 309-344-2518
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Educational system Illinois Community College Board
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1967
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Small town-rural area (not within commuting distance of a large city)
Campus size 105 acres
County Knox
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Total number of undergraduate students 1,944
Total enrollment 1,944
Percentage of students 25 or older 18%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $7,140
Out-of-state tuition $7,952
Fees $50
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year.)
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Financial aid contact person Lisa Hanson
Financial aid contact title Director of Financial Aid
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 309-341-5283
Financial aid office website Find more information on this website
Scholarship list website Find more information on this website
Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to For district residents
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Nursing, radiological technology programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
High school education High school diploma or equivalent not required.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.
Online application available
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 65%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Student faculty ratio 15:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 64 semester hours
All students must meet:
Internship requirement Depends on major
Math or science requirement Yes
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Student-designed major Yes
Army ROTC Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (110)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Main library name Learning Resource Center
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Choral groups Yes
Drama or theater groups Yes
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Career library Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.