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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. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

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

2023 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 19 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is culinary arts.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Kennedy-King College is ranked #1,715 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Kennedy-King College held the #1,995 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Kennedy-King College is also ranked #76 out of 87 schools in Illinois.

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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 at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 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 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  47 out of 100
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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 measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 42% rate at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  42 out of 100
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City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,878 undergraduates at Kennedy-King College with 782 being full-time and 1,096 being part-time.

How Much Does City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Cost?

The overall average net price of Kennedy-King College is $4,781. 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 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,894 a year. That adds up to $19,576 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kennedy-King College is 14.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Kennedy-King College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Kennedy-King College make about $28,155 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 34% 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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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

Learn more about the majors offered at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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 2019-2020, 1,813 students took at least one online class at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College. This is an increase from the 263 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,813 1,640
2018-2019 263 86
2017-2018 275 87
2016-2017 233 66
2015-2016 269 83

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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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