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About the College

About 11,000 credit and non-credit students 
Student Profile   
The majority of full-time students are recent high school graduates; however, many adults also attend classes.

Richard J. Daley College is located on the Southwest side of Chicago. Daley College's students study and work in a facility equipped with a 60,000-volume library, laboratories for Accounting, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Languages, Microcomputers, ample classroom space, a gymnasium, a pool, a cafeteria and a Student Activities Center. The location of the college provides public transportation connections with all areas of the city.   

Daley College offers a variety of Associate Degrees, Certificate Programs and Career Programs. We also provide GED and ESL programs through our Adult Education Program and courses for all ages, as well as, Short Term Certificate Programs in Continuing Education and Vocational Skill Programs. If you are interested in attending college for the first time, or are returning to school to upgrade your skills or purse a new career, trade or skill, Daley College has your pathway to success.

University Transfer Advantages   
Located near many outstanding colleges and universities, Daley College has established transfer agreements with some of the best universities in the United States. These agreements allow students to transfer with ease to four-year colleges and universities. Students who successfully complete the university transfer degree program (Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Sciences) will find it easy to transfer two full years of courses and credits to complete a four-year degree.    ​​​​