South Suburban College

South Holland, IL 60473
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South Suburban College is one of the forty-eight public 2-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in South Holland.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,921 students attend the school. Every year 15% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

SSC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $10,253, and fees were $533. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,640 and $533 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students3,921
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 17
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 4 55

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1979 - 09/20/2012
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
12/01/1978 - 07/27/2012

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$145/credit
In State Students$343/credit
Out of State Students$398/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 $6,525 $15,435 $17,910
ADN 70 $10,150 $24,010 $27,860
BSN 125 $18,125 $42,875 $49,750
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, 94% of South Suburban 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 85% $3,610
Other Federal Grant 8% $750
State Grant & Scholarships 35% $585
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 58% $3,521
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --

$5,840

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$5,508
$30,001 to $48,000$7,333
$48,001 to $75,000$8,870
$75,001 to $110,000$7,060
Over $110,000$6,104

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Student Population

3,921

Undergrads

0

Graduates

2,561

Women

1,360

Men

30%

Full-time

70%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
54%
Hispanic
22%
White
19%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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.

South Suburban College
15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473
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