College of DuPage

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College of DuPage (COD) is a community college in Glen Ellyn, Illinois that offers two-year associate degrees and certificate programs. In addition to its main campus in Glen Ellyn, the college also has learning centers in West Chicago, Carol Stream, Bloomingdale, Naperville, Addision, and Westmont.

While College of DuPage offers a comprehensive selection of quality courses and programs, it is best known for its architecture program. The architecture program at College of DuPage is one of the top feeder programs in the nation to architecture schools nationwide. While the College of DuPage doesn’t have articulation agreements with any of the following institutions, its student’s are regulary accepted to their architecture programs.

College of DuPage awards the following degrees:

  • Associate in Arts degree (A.A.)
  • Associate in Science degree (A.S.)
  • Associate in Engineering Science degree (A.E.S.)
  • Associate in Applied Science degree (A.A.S.)
  • Associate in General Studies degree (A.G.S.)
  • Associate in Fine Arts degree in Art (A.F.A.)
  • Associate in Fine Arts degree in Music (A.F.A.)
  • Associate in Arts in Teaching Secondary Mathematics (A.A.T.)
  • Associate in Arts in Teaching Early Childhood Education (A.A.T.)

The College of DuPage offers two-year associate degree programs in the following fields of study and disciplines.

  • Accounting
  • Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies
  • Construction Management
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • Electro-Mechanical Technology
  • Electronics Technology
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • English
  • Facility Management
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design
  • Fire Science
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Services
  • Humanities
  • Integrated Engineering Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Languages
  • Library and Information Technology
  • Management
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Motion Picture/Television
  • Music
  • Nursing (Pre-BSN)
  • Office Technology Information
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Psychology
  • Radiography
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Studies
  • Respiratory Care
  • Restaurant Management
  • Social Science/Sociology
  • Sonography
  • Speech Communication
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant
  • Surgical Technology
  • Teacher Preparation
  • Theater
  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning
  • Zoology
  • General Information

    Admission Office

    425 Fawell Boulevard

    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599

    (630) 942-2482

    Fax: (630) 790-2686

    Contact: Amy Hauenstein

    Coordinator of Admission Services
    Main Address

    425 Fawell Boulevard

    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599

    (630) 942-2800

    Total undergrads: 25,668

    First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,959

    Degree-seeking undergrads: 21,978


    Suburban setting

    Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

    Commuter campus

    Degrees offered:

    Admissions Information

    Application Fee

    College has an application fee: Yes

    Regular application fee: $25
    Enrollment Rates

    Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

    *We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

    College of DuPage Highlights

    School Information

    Phone Number:(630) 942-2800
    Type of School:2-year, Public
    Apply Online:
    Address:425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
    Campus Housing:No

    Students & Programs

    Student Population:26,901
    6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
    Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
    Distance Learning Programs:Yes
    Distance Learning Students*:21,269 (79% of total students)
    Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

    * Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

    Tuition & Financial Aid*

    In-state Tuition:$9,660
    Out-of-state Tuition:$11,760
    % of Students Receiving Financial Aid:68%
    Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,129

    * Full-time beginning undergraduate students

    College of DuPage Programs

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    Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
    Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences71
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1611
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
    Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services43
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services94
    Construction Trades12
    Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields137
    English Language and Literature/Letters1
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences63
    Health Professions and Related Programs2612
    Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service63
    Legal Professions and Studies11
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
    Library Science11
    Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians44
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
    Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
    Personal and Culinary Services74
    Physical Sciences1
    Precision Production2
    Public Administration and Social Service Professions31
    Social Sciences2
    Visual and Performing Arts55
    Grand total11769

    * Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

    Online Programs & Distance Learning

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    Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

    * Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    See what it costs to enroll at College of DuPage and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

    Undergraduate Student Tuition

    Average tuition and fees for academic year:

    Tuition and Fees2016-2017
    Books and supplies$1,420

    Graduate Student Tuition

    Average tuition and fees for academic year:

    Tuition and Fees2016-2017

    Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

    Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

    Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
    Any student financial aid1,48368%
    Grant or scholarship aid94443%$5,129
    Student loan aid1,27658%$4,786

    All Undergraduate Students

    Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
    Grant or scholarship aid7,19125%$4,436
    Federal student loans8,59030%$5,802

    Admissions & Enrollment

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    Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

    Number of applicants000
    Percent admitted%%%
    Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

    Admissions Considerations

    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank
    Secondary school record
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Admission test scores
    Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

    College of DuPage Enrollment, Fall 2017

    Total Enrollment26,901
    Undergraduate enrollment26,901
    Graduate enrollment0

    Undergraduate Attendance

    Undergraduate Gender

    Undergraduate Age

    Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

    Undergraduate Distance Education

    Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

    Graduate Distance Education

    Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

    College of DuPage Accreditation

    This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Specialized institution accreditations:

    • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
      • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
      • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
    • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
      • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
      • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
    • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
      • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
      • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
      • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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