Kankakee Community College

100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Main telephone 815-802-8100
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Educational system Illinois Community College Board
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1966
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)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Campus size 185 acres
County Kankakee
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Number of full time, freshmen men 109
Number of full time, freshmen women 124
Total number of full time freshmen 233
Number of part time, freshmen men 45
Number of part time, freshmen women 56
Total number of part time freshmen 101
Total number of freshmen men 154
Total number of freshmen women 180
Total number of freshmen 334
Number of full time, undergraduate men 548
Number of full time, undergraduate women 674
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,222
Number of part time, undergraduate men 720
Number of part time, undergraduate women 1,364
Total number of part time undergraduates 2,084
Total number of undergraduate males 1,268
Total number of undergraduate females 2,038
Total number of undergraduate students 3,306
Total enrollment 2,651
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
Asian 1%
Black 14%
Hispanic 16%
White 61%
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.
Percentage of students from out of state 1%
Number of states and territories represented 17
Percentage of students from outside the US Less than 1%
Number of countries represented 7
Percentage of students 25 or older 35%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $12,090
Out-of-state tuition $22,980
Fees $570
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
Application deadline (for fall term) October 1
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 Kim Harpin
Admissions contact title Director of Support Services
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 health occupations programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Health occupations programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) District residents for health occupations programs
Number of male applicants 556
Number of male applicants accepted 556
Number of male applicants who enrolled 154
Number of female applicants 704
Number of female applicants accepted 704
Number of female applicants who enrolled 180
Total number of applicants 1,260
Total number of applicants accepted 1,260
Total number of applicants who enrolled 334
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 Find more information on this website
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High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Yes
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
ACT score
12 - 17 35%
18 - 23 53%
24 - 29 13%
Average GPA (on 4.0 scale) 2.9
Percentage in top 50% of their high school class 57%
Percentage in top 25% 26%
Percentage in top 10% 11%
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 245
Student faculty ratio 14:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 61 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
Student-designed major Yes
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program Olivet Nazarene University, University of Illinois-Urbana (Agriculture program only), Franklin University
Study abroad available Yes
Army ROTC Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Independent study Yes
International Baccalaureate Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (1100)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Kankakee Community College Learning Resource Center
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Drama or theater groups Yes
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 17
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Phi Theta Kappa, Hort, Student Nursing, Gay-Straight Alliance, Student Advisory Council
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Orientation Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities 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.