Kishwaukee College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Kishwaukee College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,065 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1968 and is the only college located in Malta, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Fair
At Kishwaukee College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Kishwaukee College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Biology, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
61%
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 typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Kishwaukee College is relatively low at 61% (below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Kishwaukee College is low - 31%. Approximately 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at KC is reasonably decent, 20:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,600
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, $15,100 per year. The additional fees at Kishwaukee College beyond tuition are roughly $500; this comes to a total of $15,600 annually.

Read the details about Kishwaukee 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
The college will consider accepting 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) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Kishwaukee College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (815) 825-2086 or check Kishwaukee College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Kishwaukee College provides 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 KC, 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
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Kishwaukee College.

Army ROTC programs are available at KC. 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Kishwaukee College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kishwaukee College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Rd, Malta, Illinois 60150-9699, USA
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