City Colleges Of Chicago Richard J Daley College

City Colleges Of Chicago Richard J Daley College

Richard J. Daley College was founded as the William J. Bogan Junior College in 1960. In 1977, the college was renamed in honor of the late mayor, Richard J. Daley. Also known as the Daley College, the student enrollment figures are currently more than 4,000.

Daley College offers associate's degrees and certificate programs in arts and humanities, sciences, business, child development, health services, computer information systems, manufacturing technology, criminal justice, and nursing. Apart from this, there are a number of adult education, continuing education, distance learning and credit programs that students can take advantage of.

The Daley Bulldogs, as the college's athletic team is called, wears the official colors of blue and gold. The college has its own men's basketball team, and recruitmenting efforts are in place for the men and women's soccer and the women's basketball teams.

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City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
7500 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago , IL 60652-1299
General Phone: (773) 838-7500

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Daley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine128EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts120liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management115business management, accounting, marketing
Medical Support and Technology85medical coding, medical staff tech, pharmacy tech, phlebotomy
Family and Social Work65child care provider
Security and Law Enforcement47criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention
Computer Science and Engineering38information technology, information science, computer networking
Mechanics and Repair24computer repair, industrial mechanics
Science17biological and physical sciences
Construction Trades5electrician
Production Trades4machinist
Real Estate and Construction Management1real estate
Office and Administration1office data entry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree30311
Award of less than 1 academic year29815
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years568

Daley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Daley College had a total enrollment of 9,679 students (7,181 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 12%
Black 20%
Hispanic 66%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 12%
20-21 13%
22-24 15%
25-29 19%
30-34 14%
35-39 10%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Daley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 35 %

Daley 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.

Daley 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:
Daley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 164900)

Daley College Faculty

Daley College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1010
Non-tenured and not on tenure track31

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$49,5461*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$49,5461*

*: 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 year3$96,4320*
Associate professoracademic year8$78,6432*
Assistant professoracademic year6$72,2356$60,767
Instructoracademic year15$63,10414$62,173
All faculty totalacademic year32$71,82522$63,490

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

Daley College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Security and Loss Prevention Services

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What Sets Daley College Apart:

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Top 12%Daley College Minority % of student body
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Top 12%Daley College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 13%Daley College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 16%Daley College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Daley College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 19%Daley College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 20%Daley College % of degrees in family and social work

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

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