Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Road
Ullin, IL 62992

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Main telephone 618-634-3200
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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)
Campus size 163 acres
County Pulaski
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Number of full time, freshmen men 93
Number of full time, freshmen women 154
Total number of full time freshmen 247
Number of part time, freshmen men 6
Number of part time, freshmen women 16
Total number of part time freshmen 22
Total number of freshmen men 99
Total number of freshmen women 170
Total number of freshmen 269
Number of full time, undergraduate men 209
Number of full time, undergraduate women 435
Total number of full time undergraduates 644
Number of part time, undergraduate men 159
Number of part time, undergraduate women 280
Total number of part time undergraduates 439
Total number of undergraduate males 368
Total number of undergraduate females 715
Total number of undergraduate students 1,083
Total enrollment 1,083
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
Asian Less than 1%
Black 13%
Hispanic 4%
White 73%
Race/ethnicity unknown 6%
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 3%
Number of states and territories represented 4
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
Campus/location 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
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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
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
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Admissions contact person Erin King
Admissions contact title Recruiter/Advisor
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 800-481-2242
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 Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) District residents
Number of male applicants who enrolled 99
Number of female applicants who enrolled 170
Total number of applicants 646
Total number of applicants accepted 646
Total number of applicants who enrolled 269
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall admission applicants Continuous
Notification date for early decision 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.
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Recommended exams SAT
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
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Age limit on courses to be transferred No limit
Average ACT score 19
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 55%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 77
Student faculty ratio 16:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 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
Accelerated degree Yes
Double major Yes
Domestic exchange 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 Shawnee Community 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 14
Largest clubs and organizations on campus Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Beta Lambda, Music Club, Student Senate, Future Teachers Organization
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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
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Career library Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews 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.