Elgin Community College: Review & Facts

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Elgin Community College is a large two-year, public school with 10,340 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1949 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Elgin, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
Elgin Community College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

ECC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Biology, Medical Assistant, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
75%
Good
It is important 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. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Elgin Community College is fair at 75% (above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Elgin Community College is low: 39%. Roughly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at ECC is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,100
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $12,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Elgin Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $100, which comes to a total of $12,100 a year.

Read the details about Elgin Community 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
Elgin Community College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Elgin Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (847) 697-1000 or check Elgin Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Elgin Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Elgin Community 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
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Elgin Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Elgin Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Elgin Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193, USA
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