Essential Facts

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We serve all or parts of 10 Central Illinois counties: Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Bureau, Logan, Marshall, Livingston, McLean, Stark, and Mason.

Compared to Other Illinois Community College Districts

  • 7th largest (2,322 square miles)
  • 11th highest in assessed valuation ($6.7 billion)
  • 21st highest in operating tax rate (per $100 of assessed value)
  • 11th highest Fall headcount (10,296 Fall 2014, credit only)

Accreditation

Illinois Central College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission located at 30 North LaSalle, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (309) 263-0485

Program and Class Information

  • Associate, Arts: 17 programs of study
  • Associate, Science: 32 programs of study
  • Associate, Applied Science: 57 programs of study
  • Occupational Certificate: 71 certificates

About 2,200 classes offered each fall and spring. Average class size is 15.

Enrollment

Fall Enrollment Trends (as of Census Day)

Year Hours Students FTE
2015 83,777 9,705 5,578
2014 87,937 10,296 5,851
2013 92,832 10,770 6,185
2012 96,763 11,125 6,431
2011 107,917 12,286 7,177

Fall Enrollment by Type of Degree/Certificate

Type of Degree/Certificate Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015
Associate, Applied Science 17.2% 16.0% 15.3%
Associate, Arts & Science 14.5% - -
Associate, Arts 4.8% 9.5% 9.4%
Associate, Engineering Science 2.4% 2.5% 2.5%
Associate, General Education 18.5% 16.5% 16.5%
Associate, Science 16.7% 28.3% 28.6%
Certificate 3.9% 4.4% 4.1%
Undeclared 18.4% 19.4% 19.8%

Fall Enrollment by Location

Location Credit Hours
ICC (East Peoria Campus) 62,163
ICN (North Campus) 9,382
ICP (Downtown Campus) 4,948
ICS (South Campus) 833

Fall Student Profile (as of Census Day)

Race/Ethnicity

  • White: 70.0%
  • Black/African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic (any race): 4.7%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Non-resident Aliens: 0.2%
  • Two or More: 2.6%
  • Unknown: 10.1%

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time: 35.8%
  • Part-time: 64.2%

Gender

  • Male: 45.1%
  • Female: 54.9%

Residency

  • In-District: 89.0%
  • Foreign Students: 1.3%

Age

  • 16 and Under: 4.1%
  • 17-18: 27.2%
  • 19-24: 40.3%
  • 25-34: 15.3%
  • 35-44: 8.0%
  • 45-64: 4.5%
  • 65 and Over: 0.6%

Average Age: 24

Fall Enrollment by Academic Organization

Academic Organization # of Credit Hours & of Credit Hours
Agriculture and industrial Technology 5,656 6.8%
Arts and Communication 8,699 10.4%
Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems 8,146 9.7%
College and Career Readiness 1,284 1.5%
Corporate and Community Education 63 0.1%
Counseling 995 1.2%
English, Humanities, and Language Studies 15,137 18.1%
Health Careers 7,335 8.8%
Library 94 0.1%
Math, Science, and Engineering 21,486 25.6%
Physical Education 608 0.7%
Social Sciences and Public Services 14,274 17.0%

Annual Enrollment (Unduplicated)

  • FY 2011: 19,736
  • FY 2012: 18,872
  • FY 2013: 17,333
  • FY 2014: 16,239
  • FY 2015: 15,318

Fall Virtual Campus Enrollment

  • Hybrid Classes: 72  Sections Offered: 2,143 Credit Hours
  • Online Classes: 221  Sections Offered: 9,904 Credit Hours
  • Online Only Students: 760

Financial Aid

Types and Average Amounts of Aid Received (FY 2014)

  • Federal loans: $3,615
  • Institutional grants: $3,155
  • State/local grants: $1,258
  • Pell grants: $3,881
  • Federal grants: $3,638
  • Any grant aid: $4,061

Percent of Student Receiving Aid by Type of Aid (FY 2014)

  • Federal loans: 16%
  • Institutional grants: 26%
  • State/local grants: 16%
  • Pell grants: 39%
  • Federal grants: 42%
  • Any grant aid: 63%

Graduates

Graduates by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year Degrees Certificates Total
FY 2011 1,362 409 1,771
FY 2012 1,419 346 1,765
FY 2013 1,387 458 1,845
FY 2014 1,293 577 1,870
FY 2015 1,252 547 1,799

Graduates by Type of Degree

Type of Degree FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Associate, Applied Science 26.4% 24.9% 23.5%
Associate, Arts and Science 21.9% 0.9% -
Associate, Arts 3.7% 9.8% 8.8%
Associate, Engineering Science 1.4% 1.6% 1.6%
Associate, General Education 9.2% 6.3% 7.4%
Associate, Science 12.5% 25.7% 28.4%
Certificate 24.8% 30.9% 30.4%

Top Five Transfer Institutions (Four-Year or Higher)

  • Bradley University
  • Illinois State University
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Western Illinois University
  • Methodist College

Faculty & Staff

Fall 2015 Full-time Part-time Total
Faculty 178 370 548
Administration 32 0 32
Professional/Support 128 82 210
Classified 105 92 197
Custodial/Maintenance 68 41 109
Total 511 585 1,096