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Sauk Valley Community College

Dixon, IL 2-Year Public
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About Sauk Valley Community College

Sauk Valley Community College Overview

Sauk Valley Community College is a public school in a rural setting in Dixon, Illinois. Sauk Valley Community College was founded in 1965 and enrolls around 2,220 students per year year, which includes 2,220 undergraduates.

Student Involvement at Sauk Valley Community College

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

Interested in journalism or communications? Sauk Valley Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Sauk Valley Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Sauk Valley Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Percent of Need Met 30%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,508

Is Sauk Valley Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Sauk Valley Community College offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Sauk 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.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Sauk Valley Community College, around 59% return for 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 Outlook Sauk Valley Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Sauk Valley Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

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

Sauk 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.

Sauk Valley Community College's endowment was valued at $2 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $1,357 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Sauk Valley Community College

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.

Sauk Valley Community College meets 30% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,508 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

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

Based on this information, how does Sauk Valley Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Sauk Valley Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Sauk Valley Community College Located?

Sauk Valley Community College is located in the rural setting of Dixon, Illinois.

If you are interested in seeing Sauk Valley Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 88 to Dixon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Quad City International.

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

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College Info

173 Illinois Route 2 Dixon, IL 61021

Campus Setting: Rural

Sauk 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 Sauk Valley Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Sauk Valley 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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Sauk Valley Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Sauk Valley Community College is like? There are approximately 2,220 students enrolled at Sauk Valley Community College. 45% percent of students attend school full-time.


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