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City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College Overview

City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College is a public institution located in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College Known For?

1,223 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Wilbur Wright College is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 26% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College?

Location of City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College

Contact details for Wilbur Wright College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, IL 60634-1500
Phone: 773-777-7900
Website: ccc.edu/colleges/wright/pages/default.aspx

How Do I Get Into Wilbur Wright College?

You can apply to Wilbur Wright College online at: ccc.edu/colleges/wright/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx

Since City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College?

1% Take Out Loans
15.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wilbur Wright College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $3,290 a year. That adds up to $13,160 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wilbur Wright College is 15.1%. 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 - Wilbur Wright College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,638 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,777 undergraduate students at Wilbur Wright College, with 3,638 being full-time and 6,139 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Wilbur Wright College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,638 full-time undergraduates at Wilbur Wright College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wilbur Wright College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wilbur Wright College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 255
Black or African American 224
Hispanic or Latino 2,290
White 713
International Students 50
Other Races/Ethnicities 106

Over 68 countries are represented at Wilbur Wright College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College

334 Took All Classes Online
1,031 Took At Least One Class Online
3.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,031 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Wilbur Wright College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Wilbur Wright College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College was 3.2%. This is the #1,804 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wilbur Wright 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 - Wilbur Wright College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 644 0 644
Biological & Physical Science 0 250 0 250
Precision Metal Working 69 0 0 69
Computer Systems Networking 23 12 16 51
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 47 0 0 47
Criminal Justice & Corrections 23 11 8 42
Legal Support Services 0 24 0 24
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 22 0 22
Information Technology 0 7 9 16
Information Science 13 0 1 14
Accounting 10 0 0 10
Library & Archives Assisting 4 3 0 7
Mental & Social Health Services 6 0 0 6
General Engineering 0 5 0 5
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 0 0 4
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 3 0 3
Business Administration & Management 0 1 2 3
Homeland Security 0 3 0 3
Social Work 2 0 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 1 0 1
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Nursing 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 201 986 36 1,223

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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