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Carl Sandburg College

Galesburg, IL 2-Year Public
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About Carl Sandburg College

Carl Sandburg College Overview

Carl Sandburg College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Galesburg, Illinois. Carl Sandburg College was founded in 1967 and the school now enrolls around 1,944 students a year, including 1,944 undergraduate students.

Student Involvement at Carl Sandburg College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Carl Sandburg College's theater groups.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Carl Sandburg College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Carl Sandburg College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Carl Sandburg College on the Student Life page.

2022 Carl Sandburg College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $7,810
Out-of-State $8,710

Is Carl Sandburg College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Carl Sandburg College offers and if it seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carl Sandburg College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 65% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Carl Sandburg Collegeare still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Carl Sandburg College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Carl Sandburg College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Carl Sandburg College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Carl Sandburg College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Carl Sandburg College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Carl Sandburg College.

Based on this information, how does Carl Sandburg College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Carl Sandburg College a good school for you?

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Where is Carl Sandburg College?

Carl Sandburg College is located in the small town setting of Galesburg, Illinois.

If you would like to see Carl Sandburg College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 74 to Galesburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Carl Sandburg College and Galesburg are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard Galesburg, IL 61401-9576

Campus Setting: Small Town

Carl Sandburg College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Carl Sandburg College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Carl Sandburg College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Carl Sandburg College ACT Scores

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Carl Sandburg College SAT Scores

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Carl Sandburg College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$7,190

In State

$8,002

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,140
$7,952
Fees
$50
$50
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

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Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,944

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,190

Out-of-State

$8,002

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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