South Suburban College

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School Overview

South Suburban College is a community college in the south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. The main campus is located in South Holland and a second campus is located in Oak Forest.

General Information

Admission Office

15800 South State Street

South Holland, IL 60473

(708) 596-2000

Fax: (708) 225-5806



Contact: Robin Rihacek

Director of Admissions, Registration and Records
Main Address

15800 South State Street

South Holland, IL 60473

(708) 596-2000

www.ssc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,260

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,983

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Separate requirements for health career programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Equestrian/Equine Studies C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Biomedical Sciences A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking A,C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing C

Computer & Information Sciences

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

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A

Education

Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Special Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering

Engineering – General A
Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Health Services – General C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance A,C

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

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

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Sport/Fitness Administration A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology 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.

South Suburban College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(708) 596-2000
Website:www.ssc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.ssc.edu/
Address:15800 South State Street, South Holland, IL 60473-1200
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,703
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,962 (80% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,786
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,173
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,422

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

South Suburban College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at South Suburban College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services197
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services41
Construction Trades21
Education11
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields32
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs125
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Legal Professions and Studies12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Precision Production1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts13
Grand total4831

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at South Suburban College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at South Suburban 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,786
Out-of-state$12,173
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid44888%
Grant or scholarship aid44888%$5,422
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,54459%$5,414
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for South Suburban 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 South Suburban College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

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

Admissions Considerations

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

South Suburban College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,703
Undergraduate enrollment3,703
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

South Suburban College 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 Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • 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

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