Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Route 2
Dixon, IL 61021

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http://www.svcc.edu
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Main telephone 815-288-5511
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Educational system Illinois Community College Board
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1965
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)
Campus size 165 acres
County Lee
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Number of full time, freshmen men 175
Number of full time, freshmen women 199
Total number of full time freshmen 374
Number of part time, freshmen men 45
Number of part time, freshmen women 52
Total number of part time freshmen 97
Total number of freshmen men 220
Total number of freshmen women 251
Total number of freshmen 471
Number of full time, undergraduate men 434
Number of full time, undergraduate women 564
Total number of full time undergraduates 998
Number of part time, undergraduate men 462
Number of part time, undergraduate women 760
Total number of part time undergraduates 1,222
Total number of undergraduate males 896
Total number of undergraduate females 1,324
Total number of undergraduate students 2,220
Total enrollment 2,220
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian Less than 1%
Black 3%
Hispanic 8%
White 84%
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 37%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
Full time costs are based on x units per year 28 credits
In-state tuition $9,184
Out-of-state tuition $9,968
Fees $336
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 28 credits per year.)
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Financial aid contact person Jennifer Schultz
Financial aid contact title Director of Financial Assistance
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 815-835-6405
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
School year financial aid data is from 2018-2019
Average financial aid package awarded to freshmen $5,293
For freshmen, percentage of need* met by aid package 28%
Average amount of financial aid awarded to freshmen
Loan $2,722
Scholarship or grant $5,171
Average financial aid package awarded to undergraduates (including freshmen) $5,717
For all undergraduates, percentage of need* met by aid package 32%
Average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduates
Loan $3,290
Scholarship or grant $5,131
Work study $2,060
* "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 231
Number of freshmen who received aid 121
Number of undergraduates who applied for aid 563
Number of undergraduates who received aid 353
Loans
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
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 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 programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Health programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Number of male applicants 277
Number of male applicants accepted 277
Number of male applicants who enrolled 220
Number of female applicants 308
Number of female applicants accepted 308
Number of female applicants who enrolled 251
Total number of applicants 585
Total number of applicants accepted 585
Total number of applicants who enrolled 471
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
Recommended exams ACT
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) subject 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 145
Student faculty ratio 21:1
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
Accelerated degree Yes
Honors program Yes
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program Highland Community College, Illinois Valley Community College, Rock Valley College, Kishwaukee College
Cooperative education Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (100)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Computer network can be accessed from dorm rooms Yes
Computer network can be accessed from off campus Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Learning Resource Center
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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 21
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Phi Theta Kappa, Criminal Justice Club, Health Careers Club, Association of Latin American Students
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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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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
Other career services Internships
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.