Carl Sandburg College, also referred to as Sandburg College or CSC, is a community, two-year College located in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. CSC has been serving the residents of the west-central Illinois region for over 40 years. In addition to the main campus, the college operates centers in Carthage and Bushnell and also has a number of virtual learning centers. The college offers associate degree in arts, science, fine arts (transfer degrees), and over 50 occupational and certificate programs in diverse areas of study. It also offers several online learning programs.
CSC's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Chargers. The College is a member of the NJCAA and competes in the Arrowhead Conference.
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Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg , IL 61401
General Phone: (309) 344-2518
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||101||registered nursing, licensed practical nurse|
|Liberal Arts||76||liberal arts and sciences|
|Medical Support and Technology||64||dental hygienist, medical assistant, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer|
|Science||40||biological and physical sciences|
|Business and Management||19||business management, accounting, human resources, MIS, sales|
|Office and Administration||14||administrative assistant|
|Beauty and Cosmetology||14||cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor|
|Medical Administration||11||medical secretary|
|Family and Social Work||9||child care provider, social work|
|Funeral and Mortuary Science||7||embalming|
|Computer Science and Engineering||7||computer programming, computer networking|
|Security and Law Enforcement||6||criminal justice and police|
|Therapy and Counseling||6||massage therapy|
|Engineering Technician||4||electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech|
|Mechanics and Repair||3||automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics|
Number of programs and degrees for Carl Sandburg College in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||132||14|
|Award of less than 1 academic year||9||3|
In 2007-2008, Carl Sandburg College had a total enrollment of 2,693 students (1,809 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)
Retention Rates (2007):
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 3,456|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 5,088|
|Books and supplies||$ 770|
Carl Sandburg College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 726500)
Carl Sandburg College has a tenure system for faculty.
Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Men||Women|
|Non-tenured, but on tenure track||4||3|
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|No academic rank||academic year||20||$50,208||36||$46,602|
|All faculty total||academic year||20||$50,208||36||$46,602|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):
|All Other Sports||6||14||20|
Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
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What Sets Carl Sandburg College Apart:
|Number of degree programs |
(vs. all colleges)
|% of degrees in science |
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Accepts some high school credits
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
On-campus day care
Remedial classes for students
Offers remedial adult education
Offers part-time study
Tenure system for quality teaching
Has ROTC (army)
Offers athletic scholarships
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