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City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Overview

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is a public institution located in Chicago, Illinois. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Known For?

786 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Kennedy-King College.
  • In 2017-2018, 40% of the faculty were full-time.

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City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Kennedy-King College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Plumbing & Water Supply Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Culinary Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College?

Location of City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College

Contact details for Kennedy-King College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60621-2709
Phone: 773-602-5000
Website: www.ccc.edu/colleges/kennedy/pages/default.aspx

How Do I Get Into Kennedy-King College?

You can apply to Kennedy-King College online at: www.ccc.edu/colleges/kennedy/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx

As long as you submit the requested materials to City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College?

7% Take Out Loans
22.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Kennedy-King College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,457 a year. That adds up to $21,828 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kennedy-King College is 22.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,369 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
98% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,410 undergraduate students at Kennedy-King College, with 1,369 being full-time and 1,041 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Kennedy-King College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,369 full-time undergraduates at Kennedy-King College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Kennedy-King College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Kennedy-King College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 1,085
Hispanic or Latino 210
White 25
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 39

Online Learning at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College

87 Took All Classes Online
275 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 275 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kennedy-King College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Kennedy-King College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College was -4.3%. This is the #2,442 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kennedy-King College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Culinary Arts 175 44 51 270
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 152 0 152
Plumbing & Water Supply 19 0 58 77
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 46 10 15 71
Carpentry 36 0 0 36
Mental & Social Health Services 12 10 10 32
Biological & Physical Science 0 32 0 32
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 13 4 5 22
Human Development & Family Studies 8 6 6 20
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 16 16
Hospitality Management 0 5 7 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6 5 1 12
Information Science 5 0 2 7
Accounting 6 0 0 6
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 5 0 5
Building Management & Inspection 0 4 0 4
Graphic Communications 0 2 1 3
Precision Metal Working 3 0 0 3
Social Work 0 3 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 2 0 0 2
Business Administration & Management 0 0 1 1
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Masonry 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 331 282 173 786

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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