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College of DuPage Overview

College of DuPage is a public institution located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. The suburban atmosphere of Glen Ellyn makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is College of DuPage Known For?

8,510 Full-Time Undergraduates
$6,569 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at COD.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 22% of the faculty were full-time.

College of DuPage Rankings

COD was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that COD has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for COD

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,015
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,471

Where Is College of DuPage?

Location of College of DuPage

Contact details for COD are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Phone: 630-942-2800
Website: www.cod.edu

How Do I Get Into COD?

You can apply to COD online at: https://www.cod.edu/

College of DuPage has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford College of DuPage?

14% Take Out Loans
13.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of COD is $6,569. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for COD

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,451 $5,589 $8,708 $10,995 $11,190

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 COD, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,089 a year. That adds up to $16,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at COD is 13.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

College of DuPage Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,510 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26,165 undergraduate students at COD, with 8,510 being full-time and 17,655 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  COD

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,510 full-time undergraduates at COD, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  COD

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of DuPage students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of COD Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,004
Black or African American 595
Hispanic or Latino 1,878
White 4,453
International Students 183
Other Races/Ethnicities 397

Over 53 countries are represented at COD. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at College of DuPage

2,382 Took All Classes Online
5,854 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,854 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of COD

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of DuPage was -0.6%. This is the #2,241 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at COD 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%.

College of DuPage Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 24 0 0 0
Agricultural Production 1 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 37 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 94 0 0 0
American Sign Language 6 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 2 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 290 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 2 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 81 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 0 0 0
Communication Sciences 12 0 0 0
Computer Programming 9 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 48 0 0 0
Construction Management 8 0 0 0
Cosmetology 17 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 24 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 31 0 0 0
Data Entry 59 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 25 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 62 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 18 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 14 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 8 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 3 0 0 0
Fire Protection 23 0 0 0
General Engineering 45 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 20 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 24 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 8 0 0 0
Homeland Security 1 0 0 0
Horticulture 12 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 28 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 13 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 5 0 0 0
Information Technology 5 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 11 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,277 0 0 0
Library & Archives Assisting 12 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 12 0 0 0
Music 2 0 0 0
Nursing 110 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 9 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 13 0 0 0
Social Work 15 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 10 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 5 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 24 0 0 0
Total 5,156 0 0 0

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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