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Kankakee Community College

Kankakee, IL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Kankakee Community College

Kankakee Community College Overview

Kankakee Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Kankakee, Illinois. Kankakee Community College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 3,306 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Involvement at Kankakee Community College

Interested in music or performing? At Kankakee Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

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

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

2022 Kankakee Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.9
In-State Tuition $12,630
Out-of-State $24,990

Is Kankakee Community College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. 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 view of what Kankakee Community College offers and if it might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kankakee Community 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.

About 68% of students who start at Kankakee Community College return for their second year of college. 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 Kankakee 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 Kankakee Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Kankakee 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 2019, the total market value of Kankakee Community College's endowment was $6.5 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Kankakee Community College spends about $437 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Kankakee Community 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 Kankakee 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 asap. 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 Kankakee Community College.

Based on this information, does Kankakee Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Kankakee Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Kankakee Community College?

Kankakee Community College is located in the small town setting of Kankakee, Illinois, in the suburbs of Chicago.

If you are interested in seeing Kankakee Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 57 to Kankakee, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway.

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

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College Info

100 College Drive Kankakee, IL 60901

Campus Setting: Small Town

Kankakee 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 Kankakee Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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

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Kankakee Community College SAT Scores

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Kankakee Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$13,200

In State

$25,560

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,630
$24,990
Fees
$570
$570
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kankakee Community College is like? There are approximately 3,306 students enrolled at Kankakee Community College. 37% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from IL and 1% percent of students are from other states.

37%

Full Time

63%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,306

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,200

Out-of-State

$25,560

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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