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2023 Best Colleges with Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degrees in the Chicago Area

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  1. #4 Best Colleges in Chicago Area.

    DePaul University

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    3599 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Based on my experience at DePaul, the academic programs, professors, and students have been amazing! Not only is everyone friendly, but connections between classmates and professors are also quickly...There are events for students to attend on the regular where students can get free university merch, food, and other things. Extracurriculars wise there are so many clubs and organizations to join. I...Other student resources, like tutoring or accessing the alumni network, are also available. These are good options if you need help or insight about your major or help with concepts taught in class....Financially, I think DePaul offers great scholarships, but to get more educational value be engaged and use RateMyProfessor ratings..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $33,319,

    SAT Range: 1050-1260,

  2. #1 Best Community Colleges in Chicago Area.

    Elgin Community College

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    2 Year,

    ELGIN, IL,

    693 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 693 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $4,159,

  3. #2 Best Community Colleges in Chicago Area.

    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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $3,940,

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  5. #4 Best Community Colleges in Chicago Area.

    Harper College

    2 Year,

    PALATINE, IL,

    978 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 978 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $8,874,

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  7. #6 Best Community Colleges in Chicago Area.

    College of DuPage

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    2 Year,

    GLEN ELLYN, IL,

    1630 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $7,036,

  8. 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,

  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,

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