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2023 Best Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in the Chicago Area

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  1. Elgin Community College

    Blue checkmark.

    2 Year,

    ELGIN, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Elgin Community College is well known for its second name (Easy, Close, and Cheap). It's a quality school filled with motivated students and teachers who work together to make a lively and easy...While it's on the cheaper side, that doesn't mean that they aren't a quality school. Even though many have moved on from this 2-year institution, I, along with them, agree that it's one of, if not...The school provides many programs of study and will be able to prepare you for a 4-year college. While completing my General Education classes, I was able to take programming classes along with art...Overall, it's a wonderful school filled with equally wonderful people. Keep an eye on the Arts building (building H) because they not only have delicious food created by aspiring chefs and cooks, but....

    Read 692 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $4,159,

  2. College of Lake County

    2 Year,

    GRAYSLAKE, IL,

    1020 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I graduated 2019 and was going to go to a university, but once I seen the cost I realized that's something I can't afford nor did I even know what I wanted in a career. Instead I got a job and....

    Read 1020 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $3,940,

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  4. Harper College

    2 Year,

    PALATINE, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Not only did I save money going to a two year, but I felt like I got the experience of a four year. The facilities are almost all brand new, the campus is beautiful. There is a lake on the campus...Harper has a cafeteria that is pretty good for a two year. They have a lot of variety for cheap. I was a Track athlete at Harper College so I would stay on campus from 8am to 10pm everyday. This...The teachers were always very helpful! With medium sized classes, I was able to form connections with my teachers that helped me throughout the semester but also hide if I wanted. As an athlete I spent most of my time in the Health and Recreation Center, by far one of the best gyms I ever worked out at! I'm still trying to find a gym like this one at other places. They had all...I would recommend this school to anyone!.

    Read 977 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $8,874,

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  6. College of DuPage

    Blue checkmark.

    2 Year,

    GLEN ELLYN, IL,

    1628 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says It’s amazing! Love the diversity but I am going into a program there and it’s more than I can afford. Well to start off, I am a first generation student with my parents being immigrants from....

    Read 1628 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $7,036,

  7. City Colleges of Chicago - Truman College

    2 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I transferred to Truman after one semester at an out-of-state university. Truman College was a blessing in disguise and opened endless doors of opportunity for me. While there is less "hand holding"....

    Read 410 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $3,712,

  8. City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

    2 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says So far, my experience at Harold Washington College has been very positive. All of the staff in the counseling and business offices are ready to assist you with any questions or resources you may....

    Read 690 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $2,743,

  9. Prairie State College

    2 Year,

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Glad to have spent my first two years of higher education here at PSC. This school offers excellent value for students looking to transfer to other institutions like I will but also heavily depends...The overall atmosphere of this school is pretty laidback and quiet, with most students coming to class and heading back home. That being said, I didn't really get a sense of a generic "college...Since I started in early 2020 and just now graduated, half of my school year was online and half of it was in person. Like everyone else, I much rather prefer an in-class learning experience but...Overall, I would definitely recommend this school to anyone looking for an affordable yet great learning experience..

    Read 448 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $8,032,

  10. St. Augustine College

    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Starting college can be quite a challenge and yet stressful specially if you are the first one in the family to attend college. As I look back to my college experience I've come across so any things....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $13,389,

  11. Calumet College of St. Joseph

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    WHITING, IN,

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

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says An excellent university with dedicated and caring staff members. The school is very accommodating to all students and makes everyone feel like a valuable part of the greater community. I have had...Instructors are knowledgeable and experienced in their respective fields. The instructors have also been very accommodating with adult learners and all grading has been completely fair.I chose CCSJ because of the option to attend classes in person or through Zoom sessions and I've taken advantage of both. Both platforms have unique benefits but CCSJ and the instructors do an....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $13,290,

    SAT Range: 780-940,

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