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About South Suburban College

South Suburban College is a public, state school in an suburban setting in South Holland, Illinois. South Suburban College was founded in 1927 and enrolls 3,366 undergrads and no graduate students.

The institution spends around $15,623 for each full-time student enrolled. For each full-time professor, there are about 14 undergraduates enrolled at South Suburban College.

2021 South Suburban College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 2.3
In-State Tuition $10,500
Out-of-State $12,150

2022 South Suburban College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at South Suburban College

South Suburban College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for South Suburban College

It is not competitive to get into South Suburban College. In 2021, South Suburban College accepted 0% of applicants.

South Suburban College Waitlist

South Suburban College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into South Suburban College?

South Suburban 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 South Suburban College, applicants must submit the following items.

South Suburban College Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
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South Suburban College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to South Suburban College is 2.3 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to South Suburban College.

Does South Suburban College Require the ACT or SAT?

South Suburban 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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Does South Suburban College Offer Dorms?

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

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

Financial Aid at South Suburban College

First-year students that attend South Suburban College full-time are awarded $3,504 a year in financial aid, on average.

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 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is South Suburban College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at South Suburban College

About 20% of students who start at South Suburban 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% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

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

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

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Where is South Suburban College?

South Suburban College is located in the suburban setting of South Holland, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago.

If you want to see South Suburban College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to South Holland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway.

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

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College Info

15800 South State Street South Holland, IL 60473-1270

Campus Setting: Suburban

South Suburban College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to South Suburban College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at South Suburban College is like? There are approximately 3,366 students enrolled at South Suburban College. 24% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from IL and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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