Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801

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Main telephone 618-545-3000
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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 St. Louis
Campus size 195 acres
County Clinton
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Number of full time, freshmen men 134
Number of full time, freshmen women 105
Total number of full time freshmen 239
Number of part time, freshmen men 20
Number of part time, freshmen women 46
Total number of part time freshmen 66
Total number of freshmen men 154
Total number of freshmen women 151
Total number of freshmen 305
Number of full time, undergraduate men 510
Number of full time, undergraduate women 785
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,295
Number of part time, undergraduate men 760
Number of part time, undergraduate women 1,193
Total number of part time undergraduates 1,953
Total number of undergraduate males 1,270
Total number of undergraduate females 1,978
Total number of undergraduate students 3,248
Total enrollment 3,248
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian Less than 1%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
White 90%
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 0%
Number of states and territories represented 9
Percentage of students from outside the US Less than 1%
Number of countries represented 0
Percentage of students 25 or older 20%
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Tuition year 2020-2021
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $7,050
Out-of-state tuition $12,330
Fees $480
Board and transportation (live with parents) $3,848
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 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), school's financial aid form
School year financial aid data is from 2018-2019
Average financial aid package awarded to freshmen $4,605
For freshmen, percentage of need* met by aid package 57%
Average amount of financial aid awarded to freshmen
Scholarship or grant $3,561
Average financial aid package awarded to undergraduates (including freshmen) $4,637
For all undergraduates, percentage of need* met by aid package 60%
Average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduates
Scholarship or grant $3,815
Work study $2,754
* "Need" as defined for financial aid results from a formula based on a student's situation. The formula considers family and student income, family size, unusual expenses, and the school's costs.
Number of freshmen who applied for aid 161
Number of freshmen who received aid 115
Number of undergraduates who applied for aid 758
Number of undergraduates who received aid 570
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
Merit-based scholarships and grants
School-sponsored scholarships in academics Yes
School-sponsored scholarships in art Yes
School-sponsored scholarships in special achievements Yes
School-sponsored scholarships for special characteristics Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
Non-proprietary financial aid data are from ... (Financial aid data are for the 2018-2019 academic year.)
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Admissions contact person Jenna Lammers
Admissions contact title Registrar
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 800-642-0859
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
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Allied health programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) District residents
Number of male applicants 129
Number of male applicants accepted 129
Number of male applicants who enrolled 154
Number of female applicants 140
Number of female applicants accepted 140
Number of female applicants who enrolled 151
Total number of applicants 269
Total number of applicants accepted 269
Total number of applicants who enrolled 305
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
Interview Required for some students
Recommended exams SAT or ACT
Standardized test scores Considered
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
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
SAT evidence-based reading and writing
400 - 499 36%
500 - 599 22%
600 - 699 3%
Average SAT evidence-based reading and writing score 480
SAT math
400 - 499 34%
500 - 599 24%
600 - 699 3%
Average SAT math score 478
ACT score
12 - 17 9%
18 - 23 8%
24 - 29 2%
Average ACT score 19
Average GPA (on 4.0 scale) 3.59
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 141
Student faculty ratio 17:1
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
Accelerated degree Yes
Double major Yes
Honors program Yes
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program University Alliance
Army ROTC Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (130)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Kaskaskia 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
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 28
Largest clubs and organizations on campus SNO, SPNO, Veterans, Radiology, CJ
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses 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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Was counseled by the career services office 22%
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
Other career services Job search workshops
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.