Richard J. Daley College - CCC

7500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60652

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Main telephone 773-838-7500
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Educational system City Colleges of Chicago
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1960
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Campus size 25 acres
County Cook
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Number of full time, freshmen men 242
Number of full time, freshmen women 197
Total number of full time freshmen 439
Number of part time, freshmen men 159
Number of part time, freshmen women 239
Total number of part time freshmen 398
Total number of freshmen men 401
Total number of freshmen women 436
Total number of freshmen 837
Number of full time, undergraduate men 1,444
Number of full time, undergraduate women 2,063
Total number of full time undergraduates 3,507
Number of part time, undergraduate men 2,406
Number of part time, undergraduate women 3,798
Total number of part time undergraduates 6,204
Total number of undergraduate males 3,850
Total number of undergraduate females 5,861
Total number of undergraduate students 9,711
Total enrollment 9,711
Number of states and territories represented 2
Percentage of students 25 or older 53%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $9,216
Out-of-state tuition $11,544
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year.)
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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), school's financial aid form, income verification
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 e-mail Email
Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Except for nursing program
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Nursing program
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) City residents
Number of male applicants 401
Number of male applicants accepted 401
Number of male applicants who enrolled 401
Number of female applicants 436
Number of female applicants accepted 436
Number of female applicants who enrolled 436
Total number of applicants 837
Total number of applicants accepted 837
Total number of applicants who enrolled 837
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
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
Interview Recommended, but not required
Written essay or personal statement Required for some students
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Yes
Life long learning Yes
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 52%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 162
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 credit hours
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
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program Governors State University, Chicago State University
Study abroad available Yes
Air Force ROTC Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (325)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Learning Resource Center
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Drama or theater groups Yes
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Latin Student Organization, Student Government Association, African-American Culture Club
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses 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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Was counseled by the career services office 23%
Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
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