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Waubonsee Community College

Sugar Grove, IL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Waubonsee

Waubonsee Community College Overview

Waubonsee Community College is a public school in a small town setting in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Waubonsee was founded in 1966 and enrolls 10,721 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at Waubonsee

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Waubonsee's theater groups.

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

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

2022 Waubonsee Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $9,079
Out-of-State $9,884

Is Waubonsee a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. 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 Waubonsee offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Waubonsee

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

Approximately 67% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Waubonseeare still enrolled their sophomore 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 Waubonsee Graduates

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 Waubonsee directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Waubonsee

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 Waubonsee's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

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! 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 Waubonsee.

Based on this information, is Waubonsee the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Waubonsee a good school for you?

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Where is Waubonsee Community College Located?

Waubonsee is located in the small town setting of Sugar Grove, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago.

If you would like to see Waubonsee for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 47 to Sugar Grove, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Aurora Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Waubonsee and Sugar Grove are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9799

Campus Setting: Small Town

Waubonsee 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 Waubonsee is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Waubonsee is Continuous processing.

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

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Waubonsee Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Waubonsee is like? There are approximately 10,721 students enrolled at Waubonsee. 32% percent of students attend school full-time.


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