Frontier Community College: Review & Facts

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Frontier Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,230 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1976 and is the only college located in Fairfield, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Frontier Community College.

FCC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Nursing, General Studies, Medical, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Frontier Community College is relatively low at 66% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Frontier Community College is good - 74%.

Student to faculty ratio at FCC is reasonable - 23:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,100
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, $10,600 annually. The additional fees at FCC (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500, which comes to a total of $11,100 annually.

Read the details about Frontier 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
This school might accept your 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at FCC is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Frontier Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (618) 393-2982 or check Frontier Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Frontier Community College provides a distance learning option 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 FCC, 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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Frontier Community College.

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

Frontier Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Frontier Community College, Frontier Drive, Fairfield, Illinois 62837, USA
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