Moraine Valley Community College

9000 West College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465

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Main telephone 708-974-4300
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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 294 acres
County Cook
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Number of full time, freshmen men 936
Number of full time, freshmen women 825
Total number of full time freshmen 1,761
Number of part time, freshmen men 240
Number of part time, freshmen women 249
Total number of part time freshmen 489
Total number of freshmen men 1,176
Total number of freshmen women 1,074
Total number of freshmen 2,250
Number of full time, undergraduate men 3,268
Number of full time, undergraduate women 3,125
Total number of full time undergraduates 6,393
Number of part time, undergraduate men 4,008
Number of part time, undergraduate women 4,615
Total number of part time undergraduates 8,623
Total number of undergraduate males 7,276
Total number of undergraduate females 7,740
Total number of undergraduate students 15,016
Total enrollment 15,016
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 2%
Black 8%
Hispanic 22%
White 52%
Race/ethnicity unknown 8%
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%
Percentage of students from outside the US 1%
Percentage of students 25 or older 23%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $9,240
Out-of-state tuition $10,830
Fees $606
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year.)
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Financial aid contact person Laurie Anema
Financial aid contact title Director of Financial Aid
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 708-974-5726
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 1
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
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 for special characteristics Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact person Andrew Sarata
Admissions contact title Director, Admissions and Recruitment
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 allied health, nursing programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Allied health, nursing 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 allied health, nursing programs
Number of male applicants who enrolled 1,176
Number of female applicants who enrolled 1,074
Total number of applicants who enrolled 2,250
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
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
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) subject Yes
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
ACT score
12 - 17 36%
18 - 23 47%
24 - 29 14%
30 - 36 2%
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 959
Student faculty ratio 20.8:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 62 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
Study abroad available Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (1751)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Computer network can be accessed from off campus Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
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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
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 44
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Student Newspaper, Speech Team, Alliance of Latin American Students, Phi Theta Kappa, Arab Student Union
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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
Women's center 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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Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 58%
Career counseling 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.