Carl Sandburg College: Review & Facts

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Carl Sandburg College is a small two-year, public school with 2,085 students enrolled. This school was established in 1966 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Galesburg, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Carl Sandburg College.

Carl Sandburg College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Biology, Industrial Technologies, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Carl Sandburg College is low at 59% (way below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Carl Sandburg College is very low: 28%. Roughly 28% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Carl Sandburg College is decent - 17:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,200
Low
Average tuition prices are low - about $7,100 per year. The additional fees at Carl Sandburg College not covered by tuition are nearly $100, which makes it a total of $7,200 annually.

Read the details about Carl Sandburg College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Carl Sandburg College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (309) 344-2518 or check Carl Sandburg College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Carl Sandburg College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Carl Sandburg College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Carl Sandburg College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Carl Sandburg College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Carl Sandburg College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Carl Sandburg College Location and Maps



Post Address: Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401, USA
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