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City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Kennedy-King College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Kennedy-King College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College this rate is 51%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Kennedy-King College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,410 undergraduates at Kennedy-King College with 1,369 being full-time and 1,041 being part-time.

Kennedy-King College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Kennedy-King College is 39.28 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  39.28 out of 100
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How Much Does City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Cost?

The overall average net price of Kennedy-King College is $5,792. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Kennedy-King College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Kennedy-King College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,457 a year. That adds up to $21,828 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kennedy-King College is 22.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Kennedy-King College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Kennedy-King College make around $23,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 41% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College

Located in Chicago, Illinois, City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Chicago makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College

Contact details for Kennedy-King College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60621-2709
Phone: 773-602-5000
Website: www.ccc.edu/colleges/kennedy/pages/default.aspx

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Majors

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Online Learning at Kennedy-King College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 275 students took at least one online class at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College. This is an increase from the 233 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 275 87
2016-2017 233 66
2015-2016 269 83
2014-2015 298 79
2013-2014 484 119

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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