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General Information

Kishwaukee College is a comprehensive, two-year college offering five transfer degrees and over 70 occupational degrees and certificates to over 9,000 students. The main campus is located in a rural setting six miles west of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb County. Median credit student age is 23 and non-credit student median age is 43. Such a diverse campus provides enrichment for all who attend. Founded in 1968, the College serves a district population of 100,000 with over 250 faculty members and a staff of over 200 people. Class sizes vary from 10 to 40 students. Roughly half a million square feet of facilities are located on our 120-acre campus.

Kishwaukee College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) which is a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Public transportation is available to and from the College from various communities. 

Kishwaukee College is committed to maintaining the highest standards of conduct and ethics.