Kishwaukee College

21193 Malta Road
Malta, IL 60150

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Main telephone 815-825-2086
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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 Small town-rural area (not within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Campus size 120 acres
County De Kalb
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Number of full time, freshmen men 236
Number of full time, freshmen women 230
Total number of full time freshmen 466
Number of part time, freshmen men 72
Number of part time, freshmen women 76
Total number of part time freshmen 148
Total number of freshmen men 308
Total number of freshmen women 306
Total number of freshmen 614
Number of full time, undergraduate men 781
Number of full time, undergraduate women 853
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,634
Number of part time, undergraduate men 1,002
Number of part time, undergraduate women 1,139
Total number of part time undergraduates 2,141
Total number of undergraduate males 1,783
Total number of undergraduate females 1,992
Total number of undergraduate students 3,775
Total enrollment 3,775
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 1%
Black 14%
Hispanic 15%
White 62%
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 outside the US Less than 1%
Percentage of students 25 or older 26%
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Tuition year 2020-2021
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $8,880
Out-of-state tuition $9,960
Fees $570
Books and supplies $1,250
Room and board (live on campus)* $6,040
Board and transportation (live with parents) $5,602
* Room and board costs may vary by housing facility and number of meals in meal plan
Academic program/major Yes
Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term) Yes
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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Financial aid contact person Cynthia Stonesifer
Financial aid contact title Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Affairs
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 815-825-9806
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
Application deadline (for fall term) May 30
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
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
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Admissions contact person Graciela Horta
Admissions contact title Coordinator, Student Outreach
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 nursing and radiological technology programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Nursing and radiological technology programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Number of male applicants who enrolled 308
Number of female applicants who enrolled 306
Total number of applicants who enrolled 614
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
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Recommended, but not required
Other application materials Transcripts from all other colleges or universities previously attended
Other application materials Recommended, but not required
High school GPA Not considered
Difficulty of high school courses Not considered
Standardized test scores Not considered
High school class rank Not considered
Recommendations Not considered
Application essay Not considered
Character/personal qualities Not considered
Interview Not considered
Talent or ability Not considered
Extracurricular activities Not considered
Level of applicant's interest Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment Not considered
Work experience Not considered
Related to a school graduate Not considered
First generation college student Not considered
Racial/ethnic group Not considered
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) general Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Yes
Life long learning Yes
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 59%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 236
Student faculty ratio 16:1
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
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Double major Yes
Freshman honors college Yes
Honors program Yes
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program Cooperative Agreements
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
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Kishwaukee 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
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School owns or operates housing Yes
Highest year that students are required to live on campus Not required
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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
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Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Other career services Online job searches
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.