Public 2 Year

Kishwaukee College

Malta, Illinois

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Kishwaukee College overview
Location Malta, Illinois
Online kishwaukeecollege.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Kishwaukee College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Kishwaukee College, located in Malta, Illinois, is a public two-year community college established in 1968, serving the local district and beyond. Approximately 65 miles west of Chicago, Kishwaukee College offers a rural campus setting amidst tranquil Illinois countryside. The college primarily offers associate degrees, short-term certificates, and a range of non-credit courses suited to diverse academic and career interests. Known for its comprehensive academic programs in fields such as nursing, horticulture, and manufacturing technology, the college also extends adult education and workforce development services. The institution maintains an open admissions policy, inviting a broad spectrum of students from various educational backgrounds. While Kishwaukee College does not provide on-campus student housing, its facilities are designed to support a commuter-based student population.

Kishwaukee College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  921 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,660 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $8,820 plus fees of $570.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Kishwaukee College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$570
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,681
Other Expenses Budget$4,662
Total One Year Cost$21,523

Illinois Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Kishwaukee College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$570
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,681
Budget for Other Expenses$4,662
Total One Year Cost$25,933

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Kishwaukee College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 42%
General Studies 25%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Agriculture 7%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 4%

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