Polish American Association

3834 North Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641

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https://www.polish.org
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Main telephone 773.481.5409
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3235 North LeClaire Avenue
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Contact person name Mira Krolikowska
Contact person title Interim Director of Education and Employment Services
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 773.481.5409
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Public or private Private
Type of school Vocational
Date founded 1922
Degrees offered Certificate of completion
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Population of city the school is in 2,853,114
Public transportation to campus Yes
County Cook
School visit availability 9 am - 5 pm on Monday-Thursday; 9 am - 3 pm on Friday
Contact to set up school visit Mira Krolikowska
Interim Director of Education and Employment Services
773.282.1122 ext. 409 mailto:mira.krolikowska@polish.org
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Total number of students 1,300 per year
Asian Less than 1%
Black Less than 1%
Hispanic Less than 1%
White 99%
Race/ethnicity unknown Less than 1%
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 25 or older 97%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) CNA & Health Care Resource Training Program: $960
Computer Literacy Class: $200
Tuition refund policy REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY

• Tuition Refund Policy:
1. The Polish American Association (School) shall, when a student gives written notice of cancellation or withdrawal, provide a refund in the amount of at least the following:
a. When notice of cancellation is given before midnight of the fifth business day after the date of enrollment but prior to the first day of class, all application registration fees, tuition, and any other charges shall be refunded to the student;
b. When notice of cancellation is given after midnight of the fifth business day following acceptance but prior to the close of business on the student’s first day of class attendance, the School may retain no more than the application registration fee which may not exceed $150 or 50% of the cost of tuition, whichever is less;
c. When notice of withdrawal is given after the student’s completion of the first day of class attendance, but prior to the student’s completion of 5% of the course of instruction, the School may retain the application registration fee, an amount not to exceed 10% of the tuition and other instructional charges or $300, whichever is less, and, subject to the limitations of paragraph 6 of this Section, the cost of any books or materials which have been provided by the School.
d. When a student has completed in excess of 5% of the course of instruction the School may retain the
application registration fee but shall refund a part of the tuition and other instructional charges.
(1) The School may retain an amount computed prorate by days in class plus 10% of tuition and other instructional charges up to completion of 60% of the course of instruction. When the student has completed in excess of 60% of the course of instruction, the School may retain the application/registration fee and the entire tuition and other charges.
2. A student, who on personal initiative and without solicitation enrolls, starts, and completes a course of instruction before midnight of the fifth business day after the enrollment agreement is signed, is not subject to the cancellation provisions of this Section.
3. Applicants not accepted by the School shall receive a refund of all tuition and fees paid within 30 calendar days after the determination of non-acceptance is made.
4. Deposits or down payments shall become part of the tuition.
5. The School shall refund all monies paid to it in any of the following circumstances:
a. the School did not provide the prospective student with a copy of the student’s valid enrollment agreement and a current catalog;
b. the School cancels or discontinues the course of instruction in which the student has enrolled;
c. the School fails to conduct classes on days or times scheduled, detrimentally affecting the student.
6. The School must refund any book and materials fees when: (a) the book and materials are returned to the school unmarked and in good condition; and (b) the student has provided the school with a written notice of cancellation or withdrawal.
7. When a student enrolls in a program lasting longer than 12 months and withdraws during the first 12 months, the refund formula shall be based on tuition owed for 12 months. Polish American Association shall refund 100% of any tuition collected for the obligation beyond the 12 months.
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Admissions contact person Mira Krolikowska
Admissions contact title Interim Director of Education and Employment
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 773.282.1122 ext. 409
Application deadline One week in advance
Required exams For some programs
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Academic calendar Clock hours
Number of faculty on campus 40
Student faculty ratio 15:1
Evenings Yes
Weekends Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Tutoring Yes
Placement testing Yes
Designated parking Yes
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Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 80%
Was counseled by the career services office 100%
Career counseling Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs 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.