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Registration Open for Fall 2013 Term at City Colleges

7/31/2013 12:00 AM

Now is the time to register for the Fall 2013 semester at City Colleges of Chicago before the first day of class begins August 26. City Colleges of Chicago offers a wide-range of quality, affordable educational options from certificate and associate degree programs to English as a Second Language and GED high-school equivalency instruction.

To begin the registration process, call 773-COLLEGE or visit our website’s admissions page. Fall 2013 class schedules for each of the City Colleges are here

City Colleges’ College to Careers programs prepare students for the more than 500,000 jobs coming to the Chicago region in fast-growing fields, including: health sciences, business, advanced manufacturing, culinary/hospitality, information technology, and transportation/distribution/logistics.      

For students interested in transferring to a four-year institution, City Colleges offers a wide variety of transferable courses. Courses labeled “IAI” in the City Colleges academic catalog have been approved by the Illinois Articulation Initiative and will transfer to the more than 100 Illinois colleges and universities participating in IAI. Students who complete the first two years of college at one of the seven City Colleges can save up to $40,000 versus comparable coursework elsewhere. A 60-credit hour associate degree costs approximately $6,200, significantly less than those same credits would cost at four-year institutions. Program length and course fees vary, so students should check with an advisor for more information.

Registration is now available for the new Weekend College, launching in the Fall 2013. Open to any college-ready student with no prior college credits, Weekend College allows students to earn an associate of arts degree in five semesters while taking classes at Kennedy-King College on Friday evenings and Saturdays as part of an accelerated, full-time course load pathway. More details can be found here​. 

City Colleges of Chicago offers programs to meet the needs of all students, including:   
  • Associate of arts (A.A.) and associate of science (A.S.) degrees that transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
  • Associate of applied science degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates that prepare students to immediately enter the workforce in high-demand careers.
  • Degree programs range from nursing to culinary arts, from biology to computer information systems.
  • Certificate programs include business administration, pharmacy tech, supply chain management and more.
  • Free GED (high-school equivalency) courses and free English as a Second Language courses. These adult education classes are conveniently offered at 70 neighborhood-based off-site instruction locations around the city. They are scheduled on evenings and weekends, and are also online.​

Contact Information

Ana Vargas, Manager of Media Relations


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