Illinois Central College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One College Drive

East Peoria, IL 61635-0001

(309) 694-5354

Fax: (309) 694-8461

Contact: Emily Peterson

Director of Enrollment Management
Main Address

One College Drive

East Peoria, IL 61635-0001

(309) 694-5422

Total undergrads: 12,020

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,534

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,457


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Required for Some: ACT

Special requirements for health occupation programs and diesel mechanics. Some programs require ACT for admission and placement.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Horticultural Services A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Business A
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A


Elementary Education A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A
Special Education A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems C
Drafting and Design Technology C
Robotics A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Sign Language Interpretation C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Health System Administration A,C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A


Mathematics – General A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A
Planetary Sciences A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*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.

Illinois Central College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (309) 694-5422
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,749
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,403 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,600
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,340
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,211

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Illinois Central College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Illinois Central College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 47
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 127
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 64
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 57
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 1313
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 64
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Library Science 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 33
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Precision Production 41
Social Sciences 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 6658

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Illinois Central College 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,600
Out-of-state $11,340
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 729 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 589 51% $5,211
Student loan aid 209 18% $4,278

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,299 37% $3,708
Federal student loans 961 11% $4,045

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Illinois Central College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Illinois Central College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Illinois Central College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,749
Undergraduate enrollment 8,749
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Illinois Central College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by 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
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or 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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