Frontier Community College - IECC

2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837

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Main telephone 618-842-3711
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Educational system Illinois Eastern Community Colleges System
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1976
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 8 acres
County Wayne
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Number of full time, freshmen men 54
Number of full time, freshmen women 60
Total number of full time freshmen 114
Number of part time, freshmen men 6
Number of part time, freshmen women 15
Total number of part time freshmen 21
Total number of freshmen men 60
Total number of freshmen women 75
Total number of freshmen 135
Number of full time, undergraduate men 126
Number of full time, undergraduate women 164
Total number of full time undergraduates 290
Number of part time, undergraduate men 563
Number of part time, undergraduate women 938
Total number of part time undergraduates 1,501
Total number of undergraduate males 689
Total number of undergraduate females 1,102
Total number of undergraduate students 1,791
Total enrollment 1,791
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian Less than 1%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
White 97%
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%
Percentage of students from outside the US Less than 1%
Percentage of students 25 or older 51%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
Full time costs are based on x units per year 32 credits
In-state tuition $8,589
Out-of-state tuition $10,580
Fees $1,154
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 32 credits per year.)
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Financial aid contact person Lori Noe
Financial aid contact title Coordinator of Financial Aid
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 618-842-3711
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), school's financial aid form
School year financial aid data is from 2019-2020
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
Non-proprietary financial aid data are from ... (Financial aid data are for the 2019-2020 academic year.)
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Admissions contact person Amy Loss
Admissions contact title Coordinator of Registration and Records
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 877-464-3687
Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) District residents
Number of male applicants who enrolled 60
Number of female applicants who enrolled 75
Total number of applicants who enrolled 135
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
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
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 143
Student faculty ratio 27:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 credit hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Double major Yes
Student-designed major 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
Computers on campus for student use Yes (42)
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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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
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Career counseling Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance 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.