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Illinois Central College Overview

Illinois Central College is a public institution located in East Peoria, Illinois. East Peoria is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Illinois Central College Known For?

1,521 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at ICC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.

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Illinois Central College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

ICC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#136 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ICC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#85 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Illinois Central College?

Location of Illinois Central College

Contact details for ICC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: 309-694-5422
Website: icc.edu

How Do I Get Into ICC?

You can apply to ICC online at: icc.edu/admissions/enrollment/apply-now/

Since Illinois Central 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 Illinois Central College?

19% Take Out Loans
15.0% 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 ICC, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $4,655 a year. That adds up to $18,620 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ICC is 15.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Illinois Central College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,009 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,875 undergraduate students at ICC, with 3,009 being full-time and 5,866 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,009 full-time undergraduates at ICC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ICC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ICC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 45
Black or African American 248
Hispanic or Latino 246
White 2,278
International Students 62
Other Races/Ethnicities 130

Over 38 countries are represented at ICC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Croatia, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Illinois Central College

806 Took All Classes Online
2,409 Took At Least One Class Online
0.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,409 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 22nd most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of ICC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Illinois Central College was 0.5%. This is the #1,993 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ICC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of ICC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 19%
Entrepreneurial Studies 25%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ICC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ICC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Software & Applications #67
Entrepreneurial Studies #81
Allied Health Professions #94
Computer & Information Sciences #387

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%.

Illinois Central 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 0 638 0 638
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 160 0 34 194
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 49 28 0 77
Nursing 0 71 0 71
Allied Health Professions 5 38 14 57
Precision Metal Working 45 5 0 50
Computer Systems Networking 22 23 0 45
Ground Transportation 41 0 0 41
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 34 0 34
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 29 3 0 32
Graphic Communications 23 5 1 29
General Engineering 0 26 0 26
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 21 5 0 26
Dental Support Services 0 19 0 19
Agricultural Mechanization 0 18 0 18
Legal Support Services 0 12 4 16
Culinary Arts 0 14 0 14
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 13 0 13
Business Administration & Management 3 9 0 12
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 11 0 11
Fire Protection 0 9 1 10
General Agriculture 0 8 0 8
Computer Programming 0 8 0 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8 0 0 8
Accounting 0 4 3 7
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 7 7
Industrial Production Technology 0 6 0 6
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 4 1 6
Computer Software & Applications 1 3 1 5
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 5 0 0 5
Mental & Social Health Services 2 3 0 5
Horticulture 1 3 0 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 4 0 0 4
American Sign Language 0 3 1 4
Human Development & Family Studies 2 1 0 3
Agricultural Production 0 2 0 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 1 0 2
Library & Archives Assisting 0 2 0 2
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 1 1
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Real Estate 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 423 1,030 68 1,521

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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