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College Facts

General Information

Students Enrolled in Credit Programs
Information for Year 2012-2013 % or number
Head count 18,088
Enrolled credit hours 207,401.0
Gender Male 45.7%
Female 54.3%
Enrollment status Full-time 30.7%
Part-time 69.3%
Ethnicity White, non-Hispanic 48.6%
Hispanic 35.3%
Asian / Pacific Islander 6.8%
Black, non-Hispanic 5.8%
American Indian/Alaskan 0.3%
International 0.6%
Ages Under 23 49.1%
Average age  28
Degrees/Certificates Granted University transfer 54.6%
Career and technical 26.2%
Basic skills 19.2%
Total awards granted 4,823
Total graduates 1951-2013 40,727

Enrollment, Graduation and Transfer

The Federal government, under the Student Right to Know Act, requires that all colleges and universities report the proportion of full-time students who complete programs within 150% of the normal time required for completion. For Elgin Community College, a community college with two-year programs, that time period is three years for associate degrees and proportionately less for certificates.

Fall 2009 Cohort of Full-Time Degree/Certificate Seeking Students*
  ECC State of Illinois
Students % Students %
Initial cohort (full-time, first-time, degree/certificate seeking) 935 100% 32,165 100%
Completed a degree or certificate 186 19.9% 5,008 15.5%
Completed within 150% of normal time 186 19.9% 5,008 15.5%
Completed in more than 150% of normal time 0 0% 0 0%
Still enrolled 113 12.1% 3,832 11.9%
Transferred to another institution 205 21.9% 8,502 26.4%
Transferred to a 4-year or greater institution (Percent based on initial cohort of 1,540 for Elgin Community College.) 145 15.5% 5,235 16.2%
Transferred to a 4-year institution (Percent based on total number of 446 transferring to another institution.) 145 71.1% 5,235 61.5%
Transferred to a 2-year institution (Percent based on initial cohort Elgin Community College cohort of 1,540.) 60 6.4% 3,267 10.1%
Transferred to a 2-year institution (Percent based on total number of 446 transferring to another institution.) 60 29.3% 3,267 38.4%
Did not transfer to another institution and are not enrolled 99 10.6% 5,815 18%
Successful (completed, transferred, or still enrolled) 504 53.9% 17,342 53.9%
*Source: ICCB GRS Report for Elgin Community College 4/19/13 and ICCB GRS Report for the State 5/2/13

Completion statistics released by the Illinois Community College Board disclose how full-time students who entered Elgin Community College in Fall 2009 compared with other community college students in Illinois. Fifty-four percent of Elgin Community College students had completed, transferred, or were still enrolled three years later.

If these students were followed for four years rather than three years, the transfer and graduation rates would increase. Three years is a relatively short time frame for community college students, many of whom are working full-time or part-time: others may leave school temporarily for work or family reasons; or they may change their program of study; and some students may require developmental coursework upon admission. All of these factors tend to delay events like graduation or transfer.

For disaggregated completion/graduation rates see performance report

Criminal Incidents Statistics and Information

The college prepares, publishes and disseminates statistical reports on crimes and arrests defined under the Crime Awareness and Campus Safety Act of 1990, CFR 668.41. More»

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Illinois Community College Board (ICCB)

The ICCB is a statewide website that provides a single point of reference to review salary and benefits information for administrative and instructional employees (full and part-time) in Illinois’ 48 public community colleges. The Illinois Community College System Annual Administrator and Faculty Salary and Benefits Portal addresses requirements of Public Act 096-0266. More»

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