South Suburban College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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South Suburban College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,205 students enrolled. This school was established in 1927 and is the only college located in South Holland, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
Fair
At South Suburban College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

ssc follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Biology, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
49%
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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at South Suburban College is very low at 49% (way below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at South Suburban College is very low: 24%. Nearly 42% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at ssc is pretty good, 13:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,300
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median - about $11,700 annually. The additional fees at South Suburban College beyond tuition are approximately $600, which comes to a total of $12,300 a year.

Read the details about South Suburban 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 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) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at South Suburban College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (708) 596-2000 or check South Suburban College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
South Suburban College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at ssc, 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 South Suburban College.

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

South Suburban College Location and Maps



Post Address: South Suburban College, 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200, USA
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