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Elgin Community College (ECC) is a two-year, post-secondary community college located in Elgin, Illinois, United States. ECC offers a wide range of associates degrees, certificate courses, and transfer programs in disciplines such as Arts, Science, Engineering Science, and Liberal Studies.

  • Average Tuition USD 11,960
  • Students 9,000
  • International Students 1%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 21,750
  • Intakes Fall/Spring/Summer
  • Application Deadline June 15 November 1 April 1
  • Transfer Yes

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School Description

Elgin Community College (ECC) associate degrees and certificates help students build a strong foundation in the area of their interest and also offer transfers to four-year university programs. Upon completion of an associates degrees or certificate, students can either choose to prepare for immediate employment or pursue higher education at a university. 

For students interested in obtaining a bachelor’s degree, ECC has transfer partnerships with some of the top universities in the country, including the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, University of Wisconsin – Madison, the University of Iowa, and many others. In most cases, students can complete a 2-year associate degree at ECC, and then complete 2 years at a transfer institution to earn a bachelor’s degree.

  • 01The ECC campus is conveniently located 60 km northwest of Chicago.
  • 02ECC is one of the top 150 community colleges in the country (as designated by the Aspen Institute).
  • 03Students do not need to provide TOEFL/IELTS scores to apply.

Diploma Programs

  • 1700 Spartan Dr, Elgin, IL 60123, USA

    Accounting

    This associates degree program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and financ more
  • 1700 Spartan Dr, Elgin, IL 60123, USA

    Acting

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and more
  • 1700 Spartan Dr, Elgin, IL 60123, USA

    Administrative Office Assistant

    This Vocational Specialist Certificate program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of office administration.  

  • 1700 Spartan Dr, Elgin, IL 60123, USA

    Adobe Creative Suite

    This Basic Vocational Specialist Certificate program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Adobe Creative Suite.   

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 71
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Established in 1949

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