Kennedy-King College - CCC

6301 South Halstead Street
Chicago, IL 60621

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Main telephone 773-602-5000
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Educational system City Colleges of Chicago
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1935
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Campus size 40 acres
County Cook
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Number of full time, freshmen men 276
Number of full time, freshmen women 303
Total number of full time freshmen 579
Number of part time, freshmen men 162
Number of part time, freshmen women 202
Total number of part time freshmen 364
Total number of freshmen men 438
Total number of freshmen women 505
Total number of freshmen 943
Number of full time, undergraduate men 663
Number of full time, undergraduate women 921
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,584
Number of part time, undergraduate men 460
Number of part time, undergraduate women 774
Total number of part time undergraduates 1,234
Total number of undergraduate males 1,123
Total number of undergraduate females 1,695
Total number of undergraduate students 2,818
Total enrollment 2,818
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian Less than 1%
Black 78%
Hispanic 14%
White 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown Less than 1%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 1%
Number of states and territories represented 20
Number of countries represented 8
Percentage of students 25 or older 48%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
Full time costs are based on x units per year 24 credits
In-state tuition $9,216
Out-of-state tuition $11,544
Academic program/major Yes
Class load (number of credits taken) Yes
Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term) Yes
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
School employees and their children Yes
Senior citizens Yes
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 24 credits per year.)
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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Application deadline (for fall term) August 1
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact person Nicholas Ambrose
Admissions contact title Assistant Registrar
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) City residents
Number of male applicants who enrolled 438
Number of female applicants who enrolled 505
Total number of applicants who enrolled 943
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
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 34%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Student faculty ratio 30:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 90 quarter credits
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Honors program Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (100)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Harold Washington College Library
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 15
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Dynamic Movement Dance Club, African American Studies Club, Access Ability Alliance Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Late night transport service Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
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