Moraine Valley Community College: Review & Facts

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Moraine Valley Community College is a large two-year, public school with 15,020 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1967 and is one of the 2 schools located in Palos Hills, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
72
Fair
At Moraine Valley Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Moraine Valley Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 72 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Biology, Computer Science, 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
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 usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Moraine Valley Community College is relatively low at 66% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Moraine Valley Community College is very low: 26%. Roughly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Moraine Valley Community College is reasonably decent, 21:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,500
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, $9,900 per year. The additional fees at Moraine Valley Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600; which comes to $10,500 per year.

Read the details about Moraine Valley 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
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 admission at Moraine Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (708) 974-4300 or check Moraine Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Moraine Valley Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Moraine Valley 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
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Moraine Valley Community College.

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

Moraine Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937, USA
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