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About Kankakee Community College

Kankakee Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Kankakee, Illinois. Kankakee Community College was founded in 1966 and now enrolls around 2,612 students a year, including 2,651 undergrads.

Kankakee Community College's endowment was valued at $6.548 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Kankakee Community College spends about $437. There are 14 undergraduate students for every full-time Kankakee Community College professor.

2021 Kankakee Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 2.9
In-State Tuition $12,090
Out-of-State $22,980

Kankakee Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Kankakee Community College Early Admission

Kankakee Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2019 Acceptance Rate for Kankakee Community College

It is not competitive to get into Kankakee Community College. Kankakee Community College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2019. Out of 1,260 applications received in 2021, 1,260 students were offered admission.

Kankakee Community College Waitlist 2021

Kankakee Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Kankakee Community College?

Kankakee Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Kankakee Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Kankakee Community College Application Requirements

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Kankakee Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Kankakee Community College is 2.9 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Kankakee Community College.

Is Kankakee Community College Test Optional?

Kankakee Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Kankakee Community College

Kankakee Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Kankakee Community College students are active in the school's Phi Theta Kappa, Hort and Student Nursing. Fall Club Rush, National Coming Out Day, and and Wealth Watchers are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Kankakee Community College.

Financial Aid at Kankakee Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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.

Is Kankakee Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

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 at Kankakee Community College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Kankakee Community College, around 68% return for their sophomore year.

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

Job Outcomes and Debt for Kankakee Community College Grads

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 Kankakee Community College sound? 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, less than an hour from Chicago.

If you want to see Kankakee Community College for yourself, 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

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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Kankakee Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Kankakee Community College is like? There are approximately 2,612 students enrolled at Kankakee Community College, including 2,651 undergraduate students and -39 graduate students. 46% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from IL and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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