Carl Sandburg College

  • 2 Year
  • Public
  • Galesburg, IL

Carl Sandburg College is a 2-year community college that currently resides in Galesburg, Illinois. First established in 1966, the community college now has 2,082 students, which allows the professors to focus on the individual education of each student in their classroom.

Carl Sandburg College prides itself in offering an affordable, yet high quality education to its students, since their tuition costs approximately 3 times less than other public colleges or universities. Aside from offering a cheaper tuition for its students, Carl Sandburg College also offered almost 65% of their students with grants or scholarships in 2016.

Given the cheaper tuition as well as the large availability of grants and scholarships provided for students, approximately 7 out of 10 students are able to graduate without having any student debt each year.

At Carl Sandburg, interested individuals also have the ability to choose between a variety of personalized educations, since there are Associate’s degrees available as well as certificates provided for students participating in certain programs. More specifically, this community college offers interested individuals the ability to choose between 25 different Associate’s degrees as well as 33 different certificates.

Overview

Public

2 Year

Size of Institution

Small (under 5,000 students)

Title: Carl Sandburg College
Also Known As: N/A
Location: Galesburg, IL
Setting: Rural – Fringe
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Other Characteristics: None
On-Campus Housing: Not provided
Board or Meal Plans: Not provided
Applicants: Not reported
Admissions: Not reported
Full-Time Retention Rate: 65%
Part-Time Retention Rate: 32%
Student to Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Open Admission Policy: Yes

Degrees, Certificates & Diplomas Offered

Postsecondary award, certificate, or diploma of less than one academic year
Postsecondary award, certificate, or diploma of at least one but less than two academic years
Associate’s degree

Special Learning Opportunities

Study abroad
Weekend college
Distance education (undergraduate courses)
Distance education (undergraduate programs)
Continuing education
N/A

Acceptance Rate

Yes

Open Admission Policy

Application Fee

SAT & ACT Scores

  • The percentage of SAT score submissions is not reported
  • The percentage of ACT score submissions is not reported

Credits Accepted

Dual Credit

Yes

Credit for Life Experiences

No

Advanced Placement (AP)

Yes

Application Requirements

High School GPA

N/A

High School Rank

N/A

High School Record

N/A

College Preparatory Program Completion

N/A

Recommendations

N/A

Competencies

N/A

Standardized Test Scores

N/A

TOEFL

N/A

Other Tests

N/A
Yes

Alternative Tuition Plans

Alternative Tuition Plans

Tuition payment plan

Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduate Students

In District

Tuition

$4480

Required Fees

$50

In State

Tuition

$6720

Required Fees

$50

Out of State

Tuition

$7504

Required Fees

$50

Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduate Students

In District

Tuition

N/A

Required Fees

N/A

In State

Tuition

N/A

Required Fees

N/A

Out of State

Tuition

N/A

Required Fees

N/A
  • Additional expenses for books and supplies is $756

Financial Aid

77% of undergraduate students are receiving financial aid.

$5723 is the average amount awarded.

49% were awarded Pell grants

$3705 was the average amount awarded.

17% were awarded federal student loans

$3166 was the average amount awarded.

Majors

The list of most popular majors is not available for this institution.

Living Expenses

Not provided

On-Campus Housing

N/A

Student Dormitory Capacity

Board & Meal Plans

Not provided

Costs

Room Charges: N/A
Board Charges: N/A

Academics

Library Facilities

Physical facilities
Printed materials
Access to digital/electronic resources
A staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Established library hours
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions

Students

Undergraduate Students

1927

Student Services Available

Remedial services
Academic & career counseling services
Employment services for current students
Placement services for program completers

Enrollment

Applicants: N/A
Admissions: N/A
Enrolled: N/A
Enrollment Rate: N/A
Females Enrolled: N/A
Males Enrolled: N/A

Alumni by Ethnicity & Race

American Indian or Alaska Native

2%

Asian

0.46%

Black or African American

4.39%

Hispanic or Latino

6.7%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

N/A

White

82.45%

Two or More Races

3.93%

Race/Ethnicity Unknown

1.62%

Nonresident Alien

N/A

College Life

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Contact Details

Address

Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg
Illinois
61401

Phone Number

General Enquiries: 3093442518

Website

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