South Suburban College
South Holland, IL 60473-1200

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,703
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

South Suburban 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

South Suburban College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,640 and in-state students paid $10,253.

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

$5,298
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$10,253
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$11,640
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of South Suburban College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 85% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,742 (which is 8.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at South Suburban College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

$4,742
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
--
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
89%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, South Suburban College has enrolled a total of 3,703 students (1,370 students full-time and 2,333 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,703 students, 256 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 153 students for distance studies.

3,703
Total Enrollment
256
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 61%

Hispanic: 18%

White: 17%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at South Suburban 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 21% 444
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 17% 364
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 14% 296
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 168
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 5% 107
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 91
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 68 0
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 48
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 43
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 32

Graduation & Dropout Rates

7%
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 South Suburban College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

8%
Still enrolled
55%
Dropout rate
30%
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

$19,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of South Suburban College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,200. Last year, out of the total 2,339 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,965 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,894 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,344 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,200 $26,100
Employment Rate 84% 81%
Total Graduates 2,339 2,894

Campus Location

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