First Institute: Review & Facts

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First Institute is a private for-profit school with 245 students enrolled. This school was established in 1982 and is one of the 4 schools located in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Academic Offerings

Several-month certificate is available at First Institute.

First Institute implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 3 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant and Dental. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.

Student Retention
It is worthwhile 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 good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at First Institute is high at 85% (well above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
The graduation rate at First Institute is very good - 84%.

Student to faculty ratio at First Institute is reasonably decent -- 18:1.

Admissions Information

As reported in recent government data, 36 applications were submitted and 36 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at First Institute is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to First Institute and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (815) 459-3500 or check First Institute Website.

Opportunities and Services

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at First Institute, 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.

At present there is no on-campus housing at First Institute.

Based on the college crime data, First Institute appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

First Institute Location and Maps

Post Address: First Institute, 790 McHenry Ave, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, USA
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