McHenry County College

McHenry County College

McHenry County College is a community college located in Crystal Lake, Illinois. It was established in 1965 as a part of the Illinois community college system. The college enrolls more than 2,000 full-time students and over 5,000 part-time students every semester. MCC provides credit and non-credit educational and training opportunities to its students. The college also offers free adult education, including ESL and literacy classes, and free GED classes.

MCC's athletic department fields both men's and women's sport teams. They participate in a variety of sports like volleyball, basketball, softball and tennis. Its athletic teams are nicknamed the Fighting Scots and compete in the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference.

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McHenry County College
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake , IL 60012-2761
General Phone: (815) 455-3700

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McHenry County College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Science271biological and physical sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine191EMT ambulance attendant, EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Business and Management138business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, international business, sales
Security and Law Enforcement73criminal justice and police, fire services administration, fire-fighting
Liberal Arts46liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Construction Trades18building inspector
Mechanics and Repair16automobile mechanics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15health and physical education
Landscaping and Horticulture14applied horticulture, greenhouse operations, landscaping, floristry
Office and Administration13administrative assistant, office data entry
Family and Social Work11child care provider
Medical Administration9medical office assistant
Engineering Technician8mechanical engineering tech, computer systems tech, CAD and design
Computer Science and Engineering5information technology, computer networking
Media4animation and special effects
Fine Arts4fine arts

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year39724
Associate's degree43720
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years85

McHenry County College Student Body

In 2007-2008, McHenry County College had a total enrollment of 5,274 students (4,052 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 1%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 35%
20-21 19%
22-24 11%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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


McHenry County College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 33 %

McHenry County College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Crystal Lake, 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.

McHenry County College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,483
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,619
Books and supplies $ 840

Financial Aid:
McHenry County College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 769100)

McHenry County College Faculty

McHenry County College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track711
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
No academic rankacademic year45$79,15945$73,423
All faculty totalacademic year45$79,15945$73,423

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

McHenry County College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports101727

McHenry County College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Operations Management and Supervision
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
Greenhouse Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

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

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration

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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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