College of DuPage: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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College of DuPage is a very large two-year, public school with 28,680 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1967 and is the only college located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
112
Good
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at College of DuPage.

College of DuPage implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 112 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at College of DuPage is fair at 70% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at College of DuPage is very low - 25%. Around 37% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at College of DuPage is reasonable: 24:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,100
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - $12,000 a year. The additional fees at College of DuPage (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,100; which totals $13,100 per year.

Read the details about College of DuPage additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at College of DuPage is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at College of DuPage and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (630) 942-2800 or check College of DuPage Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
College of DuPage offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of DuPage, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at College of DuPage.

Based on the college crime numbers, College of DuPage appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of DuPage Location and Maps



Post Address: College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599, USA
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