Illinois Central College

East Peoria, IL 61635
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Illinois Central College is one of the forty-eight public 2-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in East Peoria.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,266 students attend the school. Every year 37% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students9,266
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 63
Certificate 39 279
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 4 18
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 99.1%
  • NCLEX-RN: 74.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1972 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
04/01/1994 - 06/30/2006



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$143/credit
In State Students$305/credit
Out of State Students$360/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,435 $13,725 $16,200
ADN 70 $10,010 $21,350 $25,200
BSN 125 $17,875 $38,125 $45,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

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

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 36% $4,191
Other Federal Grant 6% $550
State Grant & Scholarships 22% $1,228
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 18% $4,568
Federal Student Loans 20% $3,733
Private Loans 1% $5,922


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$7,784
$30,001 to $48,000$8,634
$48,001 to $75,000$10,802
$75,001 to $110,000$13,102
Over $110,000$13,267

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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.
Illinois Central College
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635

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