Kishwaukee College, located in Malta, Illinois, was founded in 1968 and serves nearly 11,000 students annually. The school is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and provides quality education through multiple programs and services. The school is located in rural Illinois, and is surrounded on all four sides by the corn fields. The school also publishes a magazine that focuses on the arts and literature known as the Kamelian, an award winning publication.
Kishwaukee College offers a number of programs for students in order to fulfill their needs or assist in their goals. Career training programs assist students by preparing them for entry into the workforce. These programs develop the skills and provide an education necessary to be able to operate in the chosen industry or field as a professional. Career programs take two years to complete and result in a certificate or associate degree. Transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by entry into a four year institution to complete the final two years and earn their bachelor's degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Any individuals interested in enrollment at Kishwaukee College may do so by completing the application for admission and paying all accrued fees. Students must be 18 years of age or have a high school diploma or equivalent, and should transcripts and test scores if possible. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is the school's primary source for determining awards.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $3,600-$4,300
- Out-of-State: $15,000-$18,040
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $120-$140 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $500-$600 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||80%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||69%||$4,881|
|Receiving Student Loans||20%||$4,226|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Kishwaukee College may provide services like:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Kishwaukee College, versus those community colleges in Illinois, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Kishwaukee College||DeKalb County||Illinois|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1969)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Kishwaukee College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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