College of DuPage

425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Main telephone 630-942-2800
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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 Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Campus size 297 acres
County Du Page
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Number of full time, freshmen men 1,105
Number of full time, freshmen women 868
Total number of full time freshmen 1,973
Number of part time, freshmen men 578
Number of part time, freshmen women 678
Total number of part time freshmen 1,256
Total number of freshmen men 1,683
Total number of freshmen women 1,546
Total number of freshmen 3,229
Number of full time, undergraduate men 4,049
Number of full time, undergraduate women 3,744
Total number of full time undergraduates 7,793
Number of part time, undergraduate men 7,014
Number of part time, undergraduate women 9,096
Total number of part time undergraduates 16,110
Total number of undergraduate males 11,063
Total number of undergraduate females 12,840
Total number of undergraduate students 23,903
Total enrollment 23,903
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 11%
Black 7%
Hispanic 26%
White 48%
Race/ethnicity unknown 2%
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.
Number of states and territories represented 17
Percentage of students from outside the US 1%
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Tuition year 2020-2021
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $8,734
Out-of-state tuition $10,834
Fees $137
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2020-2021 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30 credits per year.)
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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
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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Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website Find more information on this website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Except for allied health programs
Number of male applicants who enrolled 1,683
Number of female applicants who enrolled 1,546
Total number of applicants 3,360
Total number of applicants accepted 2,918
Total number of applicants who enrolled 3,229
High school education High school diploma or equivalent not required.
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 Find more information on this website
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 68%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 1,322
Student faculty ratio 21:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 semester hours
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Honors program Yes
Student-designed major Yes
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program Other colleges of the Illinois Community College System
Study abroad available Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
External degree program (earn credits through options that require little or no classroom attendance) Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (3058)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Main library name College of DuPage Library
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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 37
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Latino Ethnic Awareness Association, The Christian Group, Phi Theta Kappa, International Students Organization, Muslim Student Association
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Health clinic Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities 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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Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 59%
Was counseled by the career services office 15%
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation 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.