Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby, IL 61348
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Illinois Valley Community College is one of the forty-eight public 2-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a rural area, in Oglesby.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,241 students attend the school. Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Illinois Valley Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $11,018, and fees were $232. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,826 and $232 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students3,241
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 58
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 27
Certificate 16 170
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1929 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1970 - Current



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$123/credit
In State Students$367/credit
Out of State Students$394/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 $5,535 $16,515 $17,730
ADN 70 $8,610 $25,690 $27,580
BSN 125 $15,375 $45,875 $49,250
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, 64% of Illinois Valley 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 51% $4,197
Other Federal Grant 2% $645
State Grant & Scholarships 21% $1,353
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 8% $2,494
Federal Student Loans 11% $4,112
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$5,992
$30,001 to $48,000$6,486
$48,001 to $75,000$9,127
$75,001 to $110,000$10,640
Over $110,000$11,026

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Illinois Valley Community College
815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348

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