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Carl Sandburg is a public college located in Galesburg, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 965 undergraduate students. The Carl Sandburg acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Nursing. Graduating 42% of students, Carl Sandburg alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,600.
About Carl Sandburg College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
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Net Price
$2,281/ year
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $2,002/ year
  • $30-48k
    $3,916/ year
  • $49-75k
    $3,342/ year
  • $76-110k
    $6,563/ year
  • $110k+
    $8,508/ year
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of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.15 responses
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.15 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,400/ year
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I'm very happy I chose to go to community college before transferring to a university. Carl Sandburg College made the transition from high school to college smooth, and stress-free. The class sizes are not too big, so you can always have that one-on-one connection with your professor. Most professors are always available outside of their office times, and are always there to assist you, and help you to achieve the best grades, and experience you can while here. I have learned much more than I had expected to from a community college, and I love applying what I have learned in class to the outside world. The only thing I wish there was more of at Carl Sandburg is activities, extra-curriculars, and events because I believe involvement is key to making your time at Carl Sandburg College successful, and memorable.
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Very nice staff! Everyone is friendly! The campus is very well cleaned! It's located in Galesburg, IL and is somewhat a small town! There are lots of food places around and near the campus! There is not much to do but the closest town(Peoria,IL) with something to do is only 45 minutes away!
Carl sandburg is just a great place to be, I love the school and the staff! Makes me feel safe. I play soccer here for a competitive athletic program which is awesome.