Moraine Valley Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

9000 West College Parkway

Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937

(708) 974-2110

Fax: (708) 974-0974

Contact: Wendy Manser

Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

9000 West College Parkway

Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937

(708) 974-4300

Total undergrads: 17,477

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,722

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,133


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

Some health science programs have special admission requirements and limited enrollment. Placement tests may be waived for students with specified ACT scores. COMPASS tests required of all full-time students.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A
Graphic Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
E-Commerce C
Employee training and development C
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Executive Assistant C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Human Resources Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management C
Retailing A
Small Business Administration A
Supply chain management C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects C
Desktop Publishing C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
System Administration C
Web/Multimedia Design C
Web/Multimedia Management A


Mathematics Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistance A,C


Environmental Engineering C
Software Engineering C

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Computer Engineering C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C
Instrumentation Technology A,C
Mechanical Drafting C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Phlebotomy C
Polysomnography technologist C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Recreation therapy A
Respiratory Therapy A,C
Respiratory Therapy Technician A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Electronics A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences C
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Fire Services Administration C
Juvenile Corrections A
Police Science A
Security/Loss Prevention 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.

Moraine Valley Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (708) 974-4300
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,032
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 10,172 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,846
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,436
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 56%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,982

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

Moraine Valley Community College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 138
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 113
Education 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 83
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 138
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 73
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Precision Production 2
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Grand total 6840

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Moraine 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 $9,846
Out-of-state $11,436
Books and supplies $1,464

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 902 56%
Grant or scholarship aid 771 48% $7,982
Student loan aid 156 10% $4,797

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,524 33% $6,271
Federal student loans 812 6% $4,925

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Moraine 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 Moraine 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

Moraine Valley Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 13,032
Undergraduate enrollment 13,032
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

Moraine 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
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation
    • Massage
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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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