Waubonsee Community College Overview
Located in Sugar Grove, Illinois, Waubonsee Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding Waubonsee is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Waubonsee Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Waubonsee.
- In 2017-2018, 21% 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.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Waubonsee.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Waubonsee has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Schools||College Factual|
|#1||Best Business & Office Technology Schools||College Factual|
|#1||Best Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) Schools||College Factual|
|#6||Best Business Support & Assistant Services Schools||College Factual|
|#65||Best Human Resource Management Schools||College Factual|
|#116||Best Business Schools||Business Degree Central|
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
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 Waubonsee, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $3,439 a year. That adds up to $13,756 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Waubonsee is 8.7%. 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 2,275 full-time undergraduates at Waubonsee, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Waubonsee Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||127|
|Hispanic or Latino||725|
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 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Waubonsee
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Waubonsee Community College was 68.6%. This is the #542 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Waubonsee regardless of major.
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||#4|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#37|
|Human Resource Management||#50|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#102|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#127|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#127|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#154|
|Business Administration & Management||#315|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#421|
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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