Kankakee Community College

Kankakee Community College

Kankakee Community College, also known as KCC, is a two-year College of higher education located in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. It was established in the year 1966. KCC provides learning opportunities to residents of northeastern Illinois. KCC's main campus spreads across an area of more than 170 acres. KCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Business and Technology
  • Health Careers
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Math, Science and Engineering

KCC's campus is home to a wide variety of sports teams and programs. The athletes of KCC participate in several intercollegiate sports including men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, softball, men's soccer, and volleyball. The teams are nicknamed the Cavaliers.

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Contacting Kankakee Community College

Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive
Kankakee , IL 60901
General Phone: (815) 802-8500

Kankakee Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine139EMT ambulance attendant, EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts89liberal arts and sciences
Medical Support and Technology71medical coding, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, radiographer, medical lab tech
Science43biological and physical sciences
Mechanics and Repair38computer repair, industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Business and Management27business management, accounting, accounting technology
Engineering Technician22electronics tech, construction engineering tech, drafting, CAD and design, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and police
Law9legal assistant
Office and Administration7data entry, administrative assistant, office data entry
Family and Social Work7child care provider
Production Trades5welding
Medical Administration5medical office assistant
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology
Media2desktop publishing and imaging
Art Studies2art studies
Fine Arts2fine arts
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree30825
Award of less than 1 academic year11218
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7411

Kankakee Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kankakee Community College had a total enrollment of 3,591 students (2,834 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 16%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 23%
20-21 15%
22-24 11%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

Kankakee Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 43 %

Kankakee Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Kankakee, 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.

Kankakee Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,293
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,702
Books and supplies $ 920

Financial Aid:
Kankakee Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 769000)

Kankakee Community College Faculty

Kankakee Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track913
Non-tenured and not on tenure track01

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year19$67,04619$56,777
Assistant professoracademic year9$45,79114$49,100
All faculty totalacademic year28$60,21433$53,520

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

Kankakee Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports03434

Kankakee Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Kankakee Community College Highlights

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What Sets Kankakee Community College Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Kankakee Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in science
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Top 15%Kankakee Community College % of degrees in science
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Kankakee Community College % students 40 years or older
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 17%Kankakee Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Number of students
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Top 20%Kankakee Community College Number of students
Number of degree programs
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Top 20%Kankakee Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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