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Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby, IL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate54%
Acceptance Rate54%

About Illinois Valley Community College

Illinois Valley Community College Overview

Illinois Valley Community College is a public school in a rural setting in Oglesby, Illinois. Illinois Valley Community College was founded in 1924 and enrolls 2,470 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at Illinois Valley Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Illinois Valley Community College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Illinois Valley Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

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

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

2022 Illinois Valley Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
In-State Tuition $12,720
Out-of-State $13,710

Is Illinois Valley Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Illinois Valley Community College offers and if it seems like a good fit for you.

Illinois Valley Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Illinois Valley Community College. Illinois Valley Community College admitted 54% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 469 students applied to Illinois Valley Community College and 254 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Illinois Valley Community College

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

Approximately 68% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Illinois Valley Community Collegecome back the next 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 Outcomes for Illinois Valley Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Illinois Valley Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Illinois Valley Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Illinois Valley Community College's endowment was $3.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $6,049 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Illinois Valley Community College

Tuition 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 Illinois Valley Community 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 early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Illinois Valley Community College.

Based on this information, is Illinois Valley Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Illinois Valley Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Illinois Valley Community College?

Illinois Valley Community College is located in the rural setting of Oglesby, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago.

If you want to see Illinois Valley Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 39 to Oglesby, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bloomington-Normal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Illinois Valley Community College and Oglesby are like without leaving home.

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College Info

815 North Orlando Smith Road Oglesby, IL 61348-9692

Campus Setting: Rural

Illinois Valley Community College 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 Illinois Valley Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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Illinois Valley Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Illinois Valley Community College is like? There are approximately 2,470 students enrolled at Illinois Valley Community College. 37% percent of students attend school full-time.


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