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College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL 2-Year Public

About College of DuPage

College of DuPage is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Glen Ellyn, IL, less than an hour from Chicago.

Founded in 1967, the institution currently enrolls around 23,903 students a year, including 23,903 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About College of DuPage

Acceptance rate: 87%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

College of DuPage Acceptance Rate

It is noncompetitive to get into College of DuPage. College of DuPage accepts around 87 percent of applicants each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is College of DuPage a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 68 percent of students who start at College of DuPage come back the next year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 59 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does College of DuPage sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is College of DuPage a good school for YOU?

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College Info

425 Fawell Boulevard Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599

Campus Setting: Suburban

College of DuPage Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of DuPage is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of DuPage is Continuous processing.

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College of DuPage Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at College of DuPage is like? There are approximately 23,903 students enrolled at College of DuPage. 33% percent of students attend school full-time.


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