McHenry County College

8900 US Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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Main telephone 815-455-3700
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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)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Campus size 168 acres
County McHenry
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Number of full time, freshmen men 300
Number of full time, freshmen women 259
Total number of full time freshmen 559
Number of part time, freshmen men 185
Number of part time, freshmen women 212
Total number of part time freshmen 397
Total number of freshmen men 485
Total number of freshmen women 471
Total number of freshmen 956
Number of full time, undergraduate men 1,164
Number of full time, undergraduate women 1,005
Total number of full time undergraduates 2,169
Number of part time, undergraduate men 2,201
Number of part time, undergraduate women 2,661
Total number of part time undergraduates 4,862
Total number of undergraduate males 3,365
Total number of undergraduate females 3,666
Total number of undergraduate students 7,031
Total enrollment 7,031
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 1%
Black 2%
Hispanic 19%
White 67%
Race/ethnicity unknown 5%
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 27%
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Tuition year 2020-2021
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $11,345
Out-of-state tuition $14,104
Fees $517
Board and transportation (live with parents) $3,428
Class load (number of credits taken) 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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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), school's financial aid form
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants 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 Amy Carzoli
Admissions contact title Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Number of male applicants 882
Number of male applicants accepted 882
Number of male applicants who enrolled 485
Number of female applicants 812
Number of female applicants accepted 812
Number of female applicants who enrolled 471
Total number of applicants 1,694
Total number of applicants accepted 1,694
Total number of applicants who enrolled 956
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
Application fee $15
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Recommended, but not required
High school GPA Not considered
Difficulty of high school courses Not considered
Standardized test scores 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
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general 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
Average GPA (on 4.0 scale) 2.25
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 329
Student faculty ratio 23:1
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
Math or science requirement Yes
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Accelerated degree Yes
Study abroad available Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (82)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name McHenry County 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 31
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Phi Theta Kappa, Student Senate, Equality Club, Writer's Block, Latinos Unidos
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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
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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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
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.