Public 2 Year

Moraine Valley Community College

Palos Hills, Illinois

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Moraine Valley Community College overview
Location Palos Hills, Illinois
Online morainevalley.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Moraine Valley Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Moraine Valley Community College, established in 1967, is a public institution located in Palos Hills, Illinois, approximately 25 miles southwest of Chicago. The campus features a contemporary architectural style and provides a suburban setting for its diverse student body. Moraine Valley offers a variety of academic programs, with notable strengths in nursing and allied health, business, and technology-focused curricula. The college maintains an open admissions policy, catering to a wide range of students seeking associate degrees, technical certificates, and transfer options to four-year universities. While Moraine Valley does not provide on-campus housing, it does support a vibrant commuter culture with resources designed to assist students from various backgrounds. The college does not have a focus on intercollegiate athletics.

Moraine Valley Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,746 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,765 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $7,776 plus fees of $534.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Moraine Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,584
Other Fees$534
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,725
Other Expenses Budget$8,520
Total One Year Cost$19,579

Illinois Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Moraine Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,584
Other Fees$534
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,725
Budget for Other Expenses$8,520
Total One Year Cost$24,139

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Moraine Valley Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
General Studies 31%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 20%
Health Professions 20%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 7%
Business 6%

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