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Elgin Community College is a public institution located in Elgin, Illinois. Elgin is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

Where Is Elgin Community College?


Contact details for ECC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123-7193
Phone: 847-697-1000

How Do I Get Into ECC?

You can apply to ECC online at:

Elgin Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Elgin Community College?

6% Take Out Loans
9.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At ECC, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $3,510 a year. That adds up to $14,040 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ECC is 9.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Elgin Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,846 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,882 undergraduate students at ECC, with 2,846 being full-time and 5,036 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,846 full-time undergraduates at ECC, 48% are male and 52% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Elgin Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 252
Black or African American 86
Hispanic or Latino 768
White 1,399
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 314

Over 27 countries are represented at ECC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and India.

Online Learning at Elgin Community College

2,236 Took All Classes Online
5,819 Took At Least One Class Online
67.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 5,819 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ECC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of ECC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Elgin Community College was 67.3%. This is the #317 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ECC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Elgin Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Registered Nursing 0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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