Frontier Community College

Fairfield, IL 62837

Frontier Community College is one of the 48 public 2-year colleges in Illinois. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Fairfield. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 62% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Frontier Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $8,589, and fees were $1,154. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,580 and $1,154 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 2 33
Associate's degree 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0

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Admission

100%

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$83/credit
In State Students$268/credit
Out of State Students$331/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 $3,735 $12,060 $14,895
ADN 70 $5,810 $18,760 $23,170
BSN 125 $10,375 $33,500 $41,375
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, 100% of Frontier Community 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 43% $4,154
Other Federal Grant 12% $514
State Grant & Scholarships 13% $1,151
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 74% $1,684
Federal Student Loans 9% $3,791
Private Loans -- --

$3,178

Average Net Price/year
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$1,753
$30,001 to $48,000$3,529
$48,001 to $75,000$4,734
$75,001 to $110,000$5,664
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

1,791

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,102

Women

689

Men

16%

Full-time

84%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
96%
Hispanic
2%
Black/African American
1%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.

Frontier Community College
Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
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