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2024 Top Colleges for Trades and Personal Services in the Chicago Area

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  2. City Colleges of Chicago - Olive-Harvey College

    2 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    127 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Television (a system for transmitting visual images and sound that are reproduced on screens, chiefly used to broadcast programs for entertainment, information, and education.) Television was some of...It was as simple as turning a knob and having your antenna point the right way. Even though it was in all black and the volume wasn't too good it was fun and new around the time. Everyone wanted a TV...Soon you were able to get cable on your TV but it definitely wasn’t cheap so most people stuck witme resolution. By contrast, 4K has a resolution of 3840x2160. That's a lot more pixels in the overall....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $5,670,

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  4. #9 Best Community Colleges in Illinois.

    Oakton Community College

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    2 Year,

    DES PLAINES, IL,

    579 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says My educational and career path has been greatly aided by Oakton Community College. It gave me a strong foundation and priceless experiences that have formed my goals. Going to a community college was....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $6,143,

  5. #11 Best Community Colleges in Illinois.

    Moraine Valley Community College

    2 Year,

    PALOS HILLS, IL,

    925 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says For starters; the Palos Hills Campus is beautiful; with impeccable landscaping and scenic views…It’s better than your average 2 yr college. This location has a lot to offer in regards to student life...In regards to the things I didn’t like?…I wish they had dorm rooms so I could live on campus Lol! But the staff in the bookstore seemed a bit rude and disorganized! There were only two lines open and....

    Read 925 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $1,831,

  6. #17 Best Community Colleges in Illinois.

    Waubonsee Community College

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    2 Year,

    SUGAR GROVE, IL,

    625 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Waubonsee has been a positive part of my local community for as long as I can remember. It has been a reliable place to consider for continuing education locally. The programs offered have only....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $6,455,

  7. Columbia College Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    2766 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love the diversity, acceptance and creativity found everywhere at Columbia! My innovative major-Contemporary, Jazz and Popular-music allows me to combine jazz studies, performance, production and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 96%,

    Net Price: $25,262,

  8. St. Augustine College

    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says St. Augustine has adopted a hybrid environment. Students have the flexibility of attending classes online or in person. The institution and professors make it very easy so that students can...Even if you chose to attend classes primarily remote, the institution does a wonderful job at informing & including all students in campus events / culture.The coursework is challenging but individual professors are patient and compassionate and will provide additional assistance when needed. Additionally, the institution provides many different...Counselors are very helpful and informative when it comes to picking schedules and provide you with updated study plans each each & at any point upon request.Financial aid officers do a wonderful job at explaining all of your aid options or providing payment plans when needed..

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $15,337,

  9. #1 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Northwestern University

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    4 Year,

    EVANSTON, IL,

    1471 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Northwestern University is a great college for students hoping to find a wide array of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Northwestern offers a wide range of courses on many different topics....

    Read 1471 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $29,999,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  10. #22 Best Colleges in Indiana.

    Purdue University Northwest

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    4 Year,

    HAMMOND, IN,

    1515 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Even though I am currently a sophomore transitioning into a junior student at Purdue University Northwest this upcoming school year, I can already confidently say that my time at Purdue University....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 63%,

    Net Price: $8,472,

    SAT Range: 990-1190,

  11. #18 Best Colleges in Indiana.

    Valparaiso University

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    4 Year,

    VALPARAISO, IN,

    1135 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Valparaiso University is a small school in Valparaiso, Indiana who's boasts are its rich history with the Lutheran church, its nationally ranked college of engineering, college of nursing, and....

    Read 1135 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $21,997,

    SAT Range: 1070-1280,

  12. #33 Best Community Colleges in Illinois.

    Triton College

    2 Year,

    RIVER GROVE, IL,

    551 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says As a former Triton College student, I can honestly say most every professor I had was very connected to their area of teaching. I had a special connection with most professors, given that a lot of...One of the things I love about the school was the buildings. Mostly all the building are connected by a glass corridor that displays the school beautifully. It was honestly a really good view first...One thing I would change about the school, would be the involvement of students. As a former work study student, we see tons of students roaming the school without anything for them to focus their....

    Read 551 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $6,017,

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