Wilbur Wright College - CCC

4300 North Narragansett Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634

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Main telephone 773-777-7900
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Educational system City Colleges of Chicago
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1934
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Campus size 20 acres
County Cook
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Number of full time, undergraduate men 908
Number of full time, undergraduate women 1,306
Total number of full time undergraduates 2,214
Number of part time, undergraduate men 1,891
Number of part time, undergraduate women 2,721
Total number of part time undergraduates 4,612
Total number of undergraduate males 2,799
Total number of undergraduate females 4,027
Total number of undergraduate students 6,826
Total enrollment 6,826
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 6%
Black 27%
Hispanic 46%
White 15%
Race/ethnicity unknown 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 25 or older 45%
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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
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
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact person Amy Aiello
Admissions contact title Assistant Dean of Student Services
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website ccc.edu/colleges/wright/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) City residents
Total number of applicants 2,550
Total number of applicants accepted 2,550
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall admission applicants Continuous
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.
Online application available ccc.edu/colleges/wright/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx
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
Average GPA (on 4.0 scale) 2.5
Percentage in top 50% of their high school class 50%
Percentage in top 25% 20%
Percentage in top 10% 5%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 262
Student faculty ratio 23:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 64 credit hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
Math or science requirement Yes
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Accelerated degree Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (700)
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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Choral groups Yes
Drama or theater groups Yes
Newspaper Yes
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 23
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Student Government, Circle K, Phi Theta Kappa, Black Student Union
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Legal services Yes
Orientation Yes
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
Late night transport service Yes
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Was counseled by the career services office 50%
Career counseling 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
Résumé referral to employers Yes
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