College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-2800
Accrediting Agency:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College of DuPage was established in 1967 as a two-year, public institution in Glen Ellyn, Ill. The college provides more than 90 certificate programs and degrees, and nine associate degrees in 59 occupational and 45 transfer pre-baccalaureate programs, according to its website. College of DuPage serves a student population of 26,208 students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Programs Offered

The College of DuPage offers associate degree programs in arts, science, engineering science, applied science, general studies, fine arts, and teaching. All associate degree programs require a core curriculum of communication, physical and life sciences, mathematics, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences. Associate degree areas of study include accounting, air conditioning, automotive service technology, baking and pastry arts, botany, computer information science, cosmetology, culinary arts, dental hygiene, facility management, horticulture, humanities, and surgical technology. College of DuPage also offers online certificate and degree programs with more than 240 courses. Certificate programs are available in computer information systems, criminal justice, early childhood education and care, education, human services, library and information technology, management, marketing, and office technology information. Associate degree programs are available online in administrative assistant, criminal justice, executive assistant, fire science, library information technology, and management.


College of DuPage has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1932.


Admissions to College of DuPage requires applicants to be at least 18 years of age, to be a high school graduate, or to have earned a GED. Prospective students must submit an admissions form online and take required placement tests. Applicants will receive a letter indicating eligibility to register for classes two weeks before new student orientation. Application requires a $20 fee. Transfer students may submit college and university transcripts to be considered for transfer credit.


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