Illinois Valley Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

815 North Orlando Smith Avenue

Oglesby, IL 61348-9693

(815) 224-0439

Fax: (815) 224-6091

Contact: Tracy Morris

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

815 North Orlando Smith Avenue

Oglesby, IL 61348

(815) 224-2720

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,940


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Applicants to nursing programs must have 2.0 GPA for LPN, 2.5 GPA for RN and background in laboratory science; 2.0 GPA required for dental assisting.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Music History/Literature A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Management Science A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

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


Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature

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

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A
Dental Assistance C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A


Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Sport/Fitness Administration A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Oceanography A
Physics A
Planetary Sciences A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C
Warehousing and distribution C

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 Valley Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (815) 224-2720
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 815 N Orlando Smith Road, Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,841
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,183 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $11,032
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,992
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 66%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,130

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

Illinois Valley Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Illinois Valley Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 74
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 11
Education 12
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 92
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 31
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Precision Production 51
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 3726

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Illinois Valley Community 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 $11,032
Out-of-state $11,992
Books and supplies $1,400

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 282 66%
Grant or scholarship aid 228 53% $5,130
Student loan aid 29 7% $4,243

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,020 34% $4,251
Federal student loans 148 5% $5,001

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Illinois Valley Community 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 Valley Community 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 Valley Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,841
Undergraduate enrollment 2,841
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 Valley Community 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 Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*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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