Elgin Community College

Elgin, IL, USA
3.02 Average Rating

Elgin Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Illinois, with satellite locations in Hanover Park, Burlington, and Streamwood. ECC offers 138 degree and certificate programs, including over 25 different fields of study for transfer-bound students. The college also offers a number of specialized programs, such as the Integrated Career & Academic Preparation System Support Program, which allows students to earn certain career-oriented certificates while earning their high school equivalency. ECC maintains a joint agreement with nearly 40 other Illinois colleges, giving students access to even more academic programs at in-district tuition rates.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
9,918
Total Number of Undergrads
9,918
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$4,197
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$10,452
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$11,964
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
44%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,131
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
44%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,127
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,477

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
10%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,654
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$3,925
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$56
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
33
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.02 Average Rating
ecc is very open to accepting people and helping all of their students.
Danielle from Elgin, IL
A good college to start at. Affordable and friendly environment. Lots of activities to do when not in class.
Sabrina from Elgin, IL

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