Northwest Suburban College

5999 South New Wilke Road
Building 5, Suite 500
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

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Main telephone 847.290.6425
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Contact person name Mohammad A Siddiqi
Contact person title Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 847.290.6425 ext. 104
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Public or private Private
Type of school Allied Health- Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assistant and C Dental Assistant
Date founded 2008
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education
Specialized licensure PTCB, National Healthcareer Association, American Medical Technologists
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Dental Assistant
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Population of city the school is in 24,607
Public transportation to campus Yes
Student parking on campus Yes
Campus size 8,800 square feet
County Cook
School visit availability Mon/Fri - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tues/Wed/Thurs - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Contact to set up school visit Manasi Prabhu
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Number of full time, male students 5
Number of full time, female students 50
Total number of full time students 55
Total number of male students 5
Total number of female students 50
Total number of students 55
Asian 16%
Black 9%
Hispanic 60%
White 13%
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%
Number of states and territories represented 1
Percentage of students from outside the US 0%
Number of countries represented 0
Other age of student information 18- 24 years = 87.27%
Percentage of students 25 or older 13%
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Costs (for proprietary schools)
Allied Health Certificate Medical Assistant and Dental Assistant Programs Cost: $9,534.00
Pharmacy Technician 600 hrs- $ 5, 950.00
Tuition refund policy Full refund is issued if the student cancels enrollment prior to 1st day of class or the student withdraws within the first three days after signing the enrollment agreement. Refund is pro-rated after first day.
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information Discount is given if tuition is paid before first day
Other tuition waiver information Financial Aid is given to students based on the financial need demonstrated by proof of income documents.
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Financial aid contact person Gayathree Raman
Financial aid contact title Financial Aid Coordinator
Financial aid contact e-mail financial aid administrator
Financial aid phone 847.290.6425 ext. 107
Financial aid office website Find more information on this website
Submit these forms Institutional financial aid application, Proof of Income Documents ( prior year tax, pay slip, disability document, Unemployment benefits)
Application deadline (for fall term) Continuous
Letters about aid sent to applicants Continuous
School year financial aid data is from 2017- 2018


Percentage of students who received financial aid 51%
Average amount of financial aid awarded
Loan $4,857
Grant from the school $2,512
Grant from federal government $3,121
Percentage of students awarded each type of financial aid
Loan 16%
Grant from the school 17%
Grant from state government 1%
Grant from federal government 26%
Percentage of students who took out loans to pay for school 16%
Institution loans (from the school) Yes
Need-based scholarships and grants
Merit-based scholarships and grants
Other merit-based scholarship information Dean's Merit Scholarship
Proprietary financial aid data are from ... (Financial aid data are for the 2017- 2018


academic year.)
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Admissions contact person Mohammad Siddiqi
Admissions contact title Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 847.290.6425
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For incoming students Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to All programs
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Required high school courses Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Admission is available All year round rolling admission
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
College transcript Required for some students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Required for all students
Written essay or personal statement Recommended, but not required
Other application materials Required for some students
Admissions contact person #2 Manasi Prabhu
Admissions contact title #2 Admissions & Administrative Associate
Admissions contact e-mail #2 847.290.6425
Admissions contact person #3 Mary Byrne
Admissions contact title #3 Librarian & Admissions Associate
Admissions contact e-mail #3 Email
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Certificate or diploma Yes
School catalog website Find more information on this website
To get a catalog 847.290.6425
Academic calendar
Certificate Programs: Continuous enrollment, clock hour
Grading system Letter grade/4 point scale
Number of faculty on campus 4
Student faculty ratio 5:1
Average class size
Lecture 10
Laboratory 10
Discussion 10
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Weekends Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
Other computing info Computer lab
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Academic advising Yes
Tutoring Yes
Other information about academic services Every student participates in an externship
Basic job skills Yes
Orientation Yes
Student lounge Yes
Other services other We have a vending machine, microwave, refrigerator, toaster oven, and full kitchen available to our students. Also, a library, computer lab, and study room.
Disabilities contact person Manasi Prabhu
Disabilities contact title Admissions and Administrative Associate
Disabilities contact e-mail Email
Disabilities contact phone 847.290.6425
Barrier-free campus Yes
Designated parking Yes
Registration assistance Yes
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
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Career contact person Dr. Liliya Tishchenko
Career contact title Director, School of Allied Health Sciences
Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 847.290.6425 ext. 109
Was counseled by the career services office All
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Career counseling Yes
Job interview preparation 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.