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Elgin Community College Overview

Elgin Community College is a public institution located in Elgin, Illinois. Elgin is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Elgin Community College Known For?

2,202 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at ECC is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 23% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Elgin Community College?

Location of Elgin Community College

Contact details for ECC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123-7193
Phone: 847-697-1000
Website: www.elgin.edu

How Do I Get Into ECC?

You can apply to ECC online at: https://www.elgin.edu/admissions/apply/

Elgin Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Elgin Community College?

7% Take Out Loans
11.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At ECC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $3,765 a year. That adds up to $15,060 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ECC is 11.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Elgin Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,055 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,567 undergraduate students at ECC, with 3,055 being full-time and 6,512 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,055 full-time undergraduates at ECC, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ECC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ECC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 216
Black or African American 148
Hispanic or Latino 1,033
White 1,421
International Students 28
Other Races/Ethnicities 209

Over 27 countries are represented at ECC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and India.

Online Learning at Elgin Community College

554 Took All Classes Online
2,242 Took At Least One Class Online
2.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,242 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of ECC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Elgin Community College was 2.3%. This is the #1,880 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ECC 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%.

Elgin Community 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 0 606 0 606
Allied Health Professions 182 15 17 214
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 133 18 0 151
Biological & Physical Science 0 149 0 149
Culinary Arts 50 31 29 110
Nursing 0 93 0 93
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 83 0 0 83
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 65 14 0 79
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 60 4 10 74
Precision Metal Working 59 4 8 71
Ground Transportation 68 0 1 69
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 48 8 0 56
Fire Protection 31 9 13 53
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 21 16 9 46
Dental Support Services 33 0 6 39
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16 4 9 29
Design & Applied Arts 16 11 0 27
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 19 0 26
Mental & Social Health Services 0 19 6 25
General Engineering 0 20 0 20
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 12 5 0 17
Accounting 0 11 5 16
Business Administration & Management 5 7 4 16
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 11 5 16
Legal Support Services 7 7 1 15
Computer Software & Applications 14 0 0 14
Business Support & Assistant Services 5 6 2 13
Marketing 8 1 2 11
Audiovisual Communications 11 0 0 11
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 11 0 0 11
Health & Physical Education 6 2 0 8
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 7 7
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 4 6
Information Technology 3 3 0 6
Graphic Communications 2 2 0 4
Data Entry 0 4 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 0 4 0 4
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 2 2
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 1 1
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 958 1,103 141 2,202

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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