Now is the time to register for both
the Summer and Fall 2014 semesters at City Colleges of Chicago. City Colleges of Chicago offers a wide-range
of quality, affordable educational options from certificate and associate
degree programs to English as a Second Language and GED high school equivalency
New students can apply to City Colleges
by visiting the admissions
page today and begin registering for
classes on April 21. Schedules for
Summer and Fall 2014 courses at all seven City Colleges campuses can be found here.
Among the many options, students can
enroll in the City Colleges’ College to Careers programs, which prepare
students for the more than 500,000 jobs coming to the Chicago region in
fast-growing fields, including: health sciences, business, advanced
manufacturing, culinary/hospitality, information technology, and
Attending a community college can save
students thousands of dollars towards a four-year degree – and now a tool is
available that helps parents and students easily estimate the tuition cost
savings. The City Colleges of Chicago’s new Tuition Calculator, available
online at www.ccc.edu/yousave, offers parents and students the ability
to compare the cost of attending a four-year college for the full four years
with the cost of attending City Colleges for two years, then completing their
degree at one of more than 2,600 four-year colleges across the country.
The average cost of a two-year associate degree at City Colleges of Chicago is
$6,200, although specific programs may vary. Chicago-area students who spend their first
two years at City Colleges can save an average of $10,018 on the cost of a
bachelor’s degree at a public Illinois university and an average of $37,216 on
the cost of a bachelor’s degree from an Illinois private university.
Many City Colleges courses are transferable to four year colleges. In fact,
courses labeled “IAI” in the City Colleges academic catalog have been approved
by the Illinois Articulation Initiative and will transfer to the more than 100
Illinois colleges and universities participating in IAI.
City Colleges of Chicago
offers programs to meet the needs of all students, including:
- Associate of arts (A.A.) and associate of
science (A.S.) degrees that transfer to four-year colleges and
- Associate of applied science degrees (A.A.S.)
and certificates that prepare students to immediately enter the workforce
in high-demand careers.
- Degree programs range from nursing to
culinary arts, from biology to computer information systems.
- Certificate programs include business
administration, pharmacy tech, supply chain management and more.
- Free GED (high school equivalency) courses and
free English as a Second Language courses. These adult education
classes are conveniently offered at 70 neighborhood-based off-site
instruction locations around the city. They are scheduled on evenings and
weekends, and are also online.
begin the registration process, call 773-COLLEGE or visit our website’s admissions page