Waubonsee Community College Overview
Waubonsee Community College is a public institution located in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Waubonsee.
What Is Waubonsee Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Waubonsee is the associate's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 25% of the faculty were full-time.
Waubonsee Community 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.
Waubonsee has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#97||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#130||Best 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 Waubonsee.
Where Is Waubonsee Community College?
Contact details for Waubonsee are given below.
|Address:||Rte 47 At Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9454|
How Do I Get Into Waubonsee?
You can apply to Waubonsee online at: https://waubonsee-nsif.force.com/deltaksrp__srpsiteentry?acctid=001j000000KRd4p
Can I Afford Waubonsee Community College?
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 Waubonsee, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $3,284 a year. That adds up to $13,136 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Waubonsee is 8.6%. 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.
Waubonsee Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,651 full-time undergraduates at Waubonsee, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Waubonsee Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||155|
|Hispanic or Latino||885|
Over 17 countries are represented at Waubonsee. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Philippines, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Waubonsee Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Waubonsee has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 13th 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 Waubonsee
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Waubonsee Community College was -2.2%. This is the #2,344 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Waubonsee regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Waubonsee majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||48%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||23%|
|General Sales & Marketing||33%|
|Human Resource Management||43%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||21%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||21%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Waubonsee 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 Waubonsee.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Biological & Physical Science||#10|
|General Sales & Marketing||#34|
|Human Resource Management||#153|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#158|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#229|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#371|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#448|
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%.
Waubonsee Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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