City Colleges Of Chicago Kennedy King College

City Colleges Of Chicago Kennedy King College

The City College of Chicago - Kennedy - King is a two-year community college located in Chicago, Illinois. KKC is part of the City Colleges of Chicago system. It was established as Woodrow Wilson Junior College in 1935 and renamed after Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., in July of 1969.

KKC offers associates degrees in diverse areas of study. The campus is spread across an area of 18 acres. The campus features a daycare center, two gyms, a swimming pool, a theater, a television studio and a radio station. The student body of the college has a high number of international students.

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Contacting Kennedy-King College

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
6301 S Halsted St
Chicago , IL 60621-2709
General Phone: (773) 602-5000

Kennedy-King College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades150masonry, carpentry, lineworker, building inspector, painter
Cooking and Culinary Arts79pastry, chef training
Liberal Arts59liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Therapy and Counseling48substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling
Medical Support and Technology34dental hygienist, medical coding, phlebotomy
Mechanics and Repair25HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work25child care provider, social work
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and safety
Production Trades11welding
Nursing and Emergency Medicine10registered nursing, nursing assistant
Computer Science and Engineering10information technology, information science, web design
Science4biological and physical sciences
Media4graphic communications, animation and special effects, platemaker/imager
Business and Management1accounting

Number of programs and degrees for Kennedy-King College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year27420
Associate's degree11513
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years859

Kennedy-King College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kennedy-King College had a total enrollment of 6,140 students (4,095 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 6%
Black 84%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 17%
20-21 12%
22-24 14%
25-29 16%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Kennedy-King College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 44 %
Part-Time 30 %

Kennedy-King College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Kennedy-King College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,120
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,557
Books and supplies $ 1,248

Financial Aid:
Kennedy-King College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 165400)

Kennedy-King College Faculty

Kennedy-King College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1114
Non-tenured and not on tenure track53

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year5$54,1973$51,409
All faculty totalcalendar year5$54,1973$51,409

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*2*
Associate professoracademic year2*1*
Assistant professoracademic year6$75,4514$63,351
Instructoracademic year25$65,04823$61,083
All faculty totalacademic year34$69,70830$63,853

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Kennedy-King College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports404

Kennedy-King College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Graphic Communications, General

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Kennedy-King College Highlights

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What Sets Kennedy-King College Apart:

Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Kennedy-King College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Kennedy-King College % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Kennedy-King College % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Kennedy-King College % of degrees in family and social work
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Kennedy-King College Number of students
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Kennedy-King College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Kennedy-King College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Kennedy-King College % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Kennedy-King College Female % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Kennedy-King College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Kennedy-King College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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