Shawnee Community College

Shawnee Community College

Shawnee Community College, established in 1967, originally had a rustic campus. It moved into the new 153-acre main campus in Ullin, Illinois, in 1976. Apart from this, classes are also held in the Anna Center, Cairo Center, East St. Louis Higher Education Center, and Metro Center

Shawnee Community College offers over 100 associate's degrees and certificate programs. Students can choose from courses in the fields of allied health, early childhood, automotive technology, drug abuse, nursing, medical transcription, electronic technologies, fish and wildlife management, and truck driving, among others.

The sports teams of Shawnee Community College are nicknamed the Saints. They participate in basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, and golf. Students are also members of clubs and organizations such as the Book Club, Car Club, Electronics Club, Future Teachers Club, Music Club, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Ambassadors, Student Senate, and Wildlife Club. The newspaper published by the college's students is called 'Tempo'.

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Shawnee Community College
8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin , IL 62992
General Phone: (618) 634-3200

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Shawnee Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine173registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts135liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Science29biological and physical sciences
Transportation26truck and bus driver
Family and Social Work21child care provider, social work
Security and Law Enforcement12forensic science, criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology9medical coding, surgical tech, medical lab tech, mental health services tech
Beauty and Cosmetology8cosmetology
Therapy and Counseling6substance abuse counseling, massage therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5occupational therapist assistant
Medical Administration5medical records tech, medical transcription, medical secretary
Business and Management5business management, accounting
Computer Science and Engineering3information technology, information science
Education and Teaching2early childhood education
Construction Trades1electrician
Engineering Technician1electronics tech
Agricultural Science and Management1agricultural management
Mechanics and Repair1automobile mechanics
Production Trades1welding

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree24117
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6113
Award of less than 1 academic year1423

Shawnee Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Shawnee Community College had a total enrollment of 2,176 students (1,863 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 14%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 24%
20-21 13%
22-24 9%
25-29 11%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 13%
50-64 8%
65+ 3%

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

(International Students)1%

Shawnee Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 27 %

Shawnee Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ullin, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,240
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,240
Books and supplies $ 850

Financial Aid:
Shawnee Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 769300)

Shawnee Community College Faculty

Shawnee Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track510

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year16$52,16229$52,121
All faculty totalacademic year16$52,16229$52,121

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

Shawnee Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Shawnee Community College Highlights

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What Sets Shawnee Community College Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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Top 11%Shawnee Community College % students 40 years or older
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Shawnee Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Shawnee Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in science
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Top 19%Shawnee Community College % of degrees in science
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Shawnee 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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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