Career Center of Southern Illinois

Red Bud, IL 62278
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Career Center of Southern Illinois is one of the two public career colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a rural area, in Red Bud.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 41 students attend the school. Every year 100% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Number of Students41
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 46
Certificate 2 20
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
09/16/2013 - Current


Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

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Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 61% of Career Center of Southern Illinois's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 57% $4,077
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 35% $8,798
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 52% $6,055
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,419
$30,001 to $48,000$13,488
$48,001 to $75,000$12,076
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Career Center of Southern Illinois
6137 Beck Rd
Red Bud, IL 62278

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