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At ECC, you’ll join a welcoming, supportive community where every student counts. Whether you plan to transfer to a four-year school, start your career right away, or take a few classes, we’ll help you launch a bright future.

For the moment, classes are offered primarily online and include face-to-face instruction only when necessary. Specialized lab courses requiring a face-to-face component are delivered on campus but may also include online learning. ECC is committed to offering programs and student support services in engaging online formats so you can move forward safely while staying close to home. Chromebooks and online learning resources are available to help you be successful online. 

Come to ECC and start your bright future today!


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ECC is a great place to get the education you need.

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Did you know?

People who attend Elgin Community College for two years before transferring to a four-year school save up to 50 percent on the cost of college. 

Your journey to a bright future starts here.


Academic programs at ECC are engaging, challenging, and focused on the real world.

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Get the academic and social benefits of a major college plus the small class size, personal attention and friendliness usually associated with a private college.

ECC is here to help you succeed!


ECC has the resources you need to support your education outside the classroom and help you sustain your academic pursuits.

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Need help taking the next step? Contact our Admissions Office by email at admissions@elgin.edu or call 847-214-7385.

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