- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Computer and Information Sciences, Health Care
- Degrees Awarded: Community
- Type: Public
- Campus Setting: Suburban
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Work Study
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $10,464
- Out of State Tuition: $12,704
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 1083
- IPED: 144865
- Call: 6309422380
The College of DuPage offers a world of educational opportunities. Transfer to a four-year institution with an Associate Degree. Earn a Technical Certificate. Learn in-demand workplace skills. Improve your English or study for your GED. Or take classes simply for your own joy and enrichment.
Among the state's public colleges and universities, College of DuPage is the second largest provider of undergraduate education in the State of Illinois, after University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Each semester, around 28,000 students attend College of DuPage. The Glen Ellyn campus covers 273 acres and has eleven major buildings. College of DuPage offers more than 90 certificates programs and degrees for today's occupational and technical careers, and nine associates degrees in 59 occupational and 45 transfer pre-baccalaureate programs. Roughly 20 percent of students attending COD already possess a bachelor's degree or higher. The College of DuPage Library maintains a collection of 245,800 books, 285,000 microfiche, 29,500 video recordings (VHS and DVD), 20,700 sound recordings (CDs), 527 current periodical subscriptions (7,900 bound periodical back files), and 18 newspapers. There are more than 50 student clubs and organizations on campus. College of DuPage is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (Member, North Central Association) and Academic Quality Improvement Program Participant. In-district residents pay $4,480 in tuition and fees per academic year.