Morton College is located in Cicero, Illinois. This college was originally established in 1924. Although the current campus was constructed in 1975, the school has the distinction of being the second oldest community college in Illinois. Morton College serves around 5,000 students currently and it offers a very good educational facility for any students in the area. This school even has many intercollegiate athletics programs for both men and women. It is truly a school that offers a great experience for the community at large.
The nursing program is one area where this school tends to stand out. It offers a strong associate degree nursing program, as well as a nursing assistant program. This school aims to give students the best nursing education possible. To do so, it teaches students all of the right practical skills while also putting an emphasis on the compassion that a nurse needs to do a truly exceptional job. This program teaches nurses to think critically while also providing them with valuable experiences that they will take with them as professionals. All teaching methods will be grounded in scientific and humanistic reasoning. The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students4,387|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing schools located within 16 miles radius of Morton College
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
5 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
6 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
7 miles away
8 miles away
ATS Institute of Technology - Chicago
8 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
9 miles away
Moraine Valley Community College
10 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
11 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
12 miles away
College of DuPage
16 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1927 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
02/01/2012 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$88/credit|
|In State Students||$216/credit|
|Out of State Students||$280/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 68% of Morton College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||21%||$382|
|State Grant & Scholarships||36%||$922|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||10%||$1,843|
|Federal Student Loans||3%||$3,804|
$4,327Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$3,272|
|$30,001 to $48,000$3,800|
|$48,001 to $75,000$6,490|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,506|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.