Illinois Central College

1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635

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Main telephone 309-694-5422
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Educational system Illinois Community College Board
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)
Campus size 430 acres
County Tazewell
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Number of full time, freshmen men 345
Number of full time, freshmen women 276
Total number of full time freshmen 621
Number of part time, freshmen men 114
Number of part time, freshmen women 140
Total number of part time freshmen 254
Total number of freshmen men 459
Total number of freshmen women 416
Total number of freshmen 875
Number of full time, undergraduate men 1,584
Number of full time, undergraduate women 1,531
Total number of full time undergraduates 3,115
Number of part time, undergraduate men 2,472
Number of part time, undergraduate women 3,679
Total number of part time undergraduates 6,151
Total number of undergraduate males 4,056
Total number of undergraduate females 5,210
Total number of undergraduate students 9,266
Total enrollment 9,266
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 1%
Black 12%
Hispanic 4%
White 76%
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
Percentage of students from outside the US 1%
Number of countries represented 13
Percentage of students 25 or older 26%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $8,979
Out-of-state tuition $10,707
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)
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
Institution loans (from the school) 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
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Admissions contact person Emily Points
Admissions contact title Dean of Students
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Except for college transfer associate degree, health applied science programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level College transfer associate degree, health, applied science programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Number of male applicants 866
Number of male applicants accepted 866
Number of male applicants who enrolled 459
Number of female applicants 978
Number of female applicants accepted 978
Number of female applicants who enrolled 416
Total number of applicants 1,844
Total number of applicants accepted 1,844
Total number of applicants who enrolled 875
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
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 66%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 531
Student faculty ratio 18:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 64 semester 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
Honors program Yes
Study abroad available Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (1200)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Computer network can be accessed from off campus Yes
Discount computer purchase plan available Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Illinois Central College 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
Radio station Yes
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 48
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Percentage of students who live on campus 3%
Percentage of students on campus on a typical weekend 2%
School owns or operates housing Yes
Highest year that students are required to live on campus Not required
Housing availability for first year students No special consideration
Housing options Co-ed, men only, women only
Housing is available for students with disabilities Yes
Dorms require a key or code to enter Yes
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Health clinic Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Housing 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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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
On campus recruitment by employers 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.