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About Elgin Community College

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

Founded in 1949, Elgin Community College currently enrolls around 9,949 students a year, including 9,949 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Elgin Community College

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Elgin Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Elgin Community College. The acceptance rate at Elgin Community College is 0 percent.

Is Elgin Community College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 77 percent of students who start at Elgin Community College return 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 and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Elgin Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Elgin Community College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1700 Spartan Drive Elgin, IL 60123-7193

Campus Setting: Suburban

Elgin Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Elgin Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Elgin Community College is Continuous processing.

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Elgin Community College ACT Scores

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Elgin Community College SAT Scores

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Elgin Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,440

In State

$11,959

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$10,428
$11,947
Fees
$12
$12
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Elgin Community College is like? There are approximately 9,949 students enrolled at Elgin Community College. 32% percent of students attend school full-time.

32%

Full Time

68%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,949

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,440

Out-of-State

$11,959

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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