City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Chicago, IL 60612

Malcolm X College is one of the City Colleges of Chicago. This college is located on the west side of Chicago, Illinois. It has been around for a very long time and was originally established in 1911. This school has gone through many changes over the years but it has remained a great option for students in Chicago who are seeking the best academic opportunities. This two-year college has a very big focus on healthcare careers. It works alongside of a corporate partner, Rush University Medical Center, to help with curricula for healthcare courses and the teaching duties. This school is an excellent choice for any prospective students who have aspirations of having careers in the medical field.

This college has a very good nursing program that has produced many successful nurses over the years. There are two different nursing programs that students can decide to follow. The Practical Nursing Certificate program is a very popular option. This will take three semesters for students to complete and is a 49-credit-hour program. The AAS Nursing Degree Program is a two-year, 69-credit-hour program. The affiliation with the hospital helps this program to truly give students a complete education that will prepare them for their future as medical professionals.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 34 132
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 53 309
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.8%
  • NCLEX-PN: 97.1%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
08/01/1997 - 06/01/2007
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
08/01/1997 - 07/30/2007

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$137/credit
In State Students$436/credit
Out of State Students$554/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 $6,165 $19,620 $24,930
ADN 70 $9,590 $30,520 $38,780
BSN 125 $17,125 $54,500 $69,250
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, 83% of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X 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 70% $4,522
Other Federal Grant 8% $490
State Grant & Scholarships 47% $1,152
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 21% $3,328
Federal Student Loans 3% $3,897
Private Loans -- --

$4,751

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$4,470
$30,001 to $48,000$5,066
$48,001 to $75,000$6,271
$75,001 to $110,000$9,129
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

6,713

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,937

Women

1,776

Men

39%

Full-time

61%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
43%
Black/African American
41%
White
8%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
1900 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
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