City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
Chicago, IL 60612-3197


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,183
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 21:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,906 and in-state students paid $8,126.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,320 (which is 1.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College in 2016-2017, was 38, which is 8% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $2,996 (which is 34.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College has enrolled a total of 6,183 students (2,589 students full-time and 3,594 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,183 students, 500 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 28% men and 72% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 145 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 47%

Hispanic: 38%

White: 7%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 46% 1,639
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 15% 522
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 7% 246
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 91
Personal And Culinary Services 1% 46
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 13
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,900. Last year, out of the total 1,773 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,489 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,290 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,901 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,900 $23,600
Employment Rate 84% 83%
Total Graduates 1,773 2,290

Campus Location

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