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Kaskaskia College Overview

Located in Centralia, Illinois, Kaskaskia College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Kaskaskia College Known For?

906 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Kaskaskia College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

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Kaskaskia 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 Kaskaskia College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular General Agriculture Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Construction Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Agricultural Economics & Business Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Kaskaskia College?

Location of Kaskaskia College

Contact details for Kaskaskia College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 27210 College Rd, Centralia, IL 62801
Phone: 618-545-3000
Website: https://www.kaskaskia.edu

How Do I Get Into Kaskaskia College?

You can apply to Kaskaskia College online at: https://apps.kaskaskia.edu/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Kaskaskia College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Kaskaskia College?

10% Take Out Loans
9.0% 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 Kaskaskia College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $7,077 a year. That adds up to $28,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kaskaskia College is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Kaskaskia College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,295 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,248 undergraduate students at Kaskaskia College, with 1,295 being full-time and 1,953 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Kaskaskia College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,295 full-time undergraduates at Kaskaskia College, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Kaskaskia College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Kaskaskia College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 30
White 1,160
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

Online Learning at Kaskaskia College

384 Took All Classes Online
1,270 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,270 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 79th 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 Kaskaskia College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kaskaskia College was -2.8%. This is the #2,366 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kaskaskia College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Construction Management 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Kaskaskia College 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 Kaskaskia College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Library & Archives Assisting #18
General Sales & Marketing #35
Library Science #66
Computer Software & Applications #82
Entrepreneurial Studies #100
Business Support & Assistant Services #161
General Business/Commerce #195
Accounting #311
Criminal Justice & Corrections #440
Computer & Information Sciences #455
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #499

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%.

Kaskaskia College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 219 0 23 242
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 183 0 183
Nursing 0 52 0 52
General Agriculture 0 28 17 45
Allied Health Professions 2 31 9 42
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 19 18 41
Biological & Physical Science 0 36 0 36
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 9 4 8 21
Precision Metal Working 8 3 10 21
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 15 3 1 19
Cosmetology 0 1 18 19
Dental Support Services 0 5 13 18
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 16 16
Information Technology 4 12 0 16
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 9 7 16
Animal Science 0 8 7 15
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 15 0 15
Carpentry 8 2 4 14
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 9 5 0 14
Culinary Arts 6 4 3 13
Human Development & Family Studies 0 11 0 11
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 1 6 7
General Engineering 0 6 0 6
Ground Transportation 6 0 0 6
General Business/Commerce 0 4 0 4
Accounting 1 1 1 3
Computer Systems Networking 3 0 0 3
Construction Management 0 2 0 2
Business Administration & Management 0 1 0 1
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Engineering-Related Technologies 1 0 0 1
Legal Support Services 0 0 1 1
Library & Archives Assisting 0 1 0 1
Music 0 1 0 1
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Housing 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 295 449 162 906

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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