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Why City Colleges of Chicago?

About Us

City Colleges of Chicago has a long history of serving the citizens of Chicago and assuring affordable education is available to all. We strive to provide world-class educational services to our diverse student body, ensuring all our students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life goals.                

Chicago is a global city where culture, architecture and business provide a wealth of opportunity.  City Colleges' students and employees celebrate Chicago's diverse & limitless experiences from its thriving Theater District to Michigan Avenue shopping to the majestic beauty of Lake Michigan. Our seven City Colleges' campuses and auxiliary satellite locations are situated throughout the City bordered by some of Chicago's iconic neighborhoods.           

If that's not enough, let's talk Benefits!

Our employees enjoy a generous time-off package, on top of public holidays off. You will also benefit from our affordable health, vision and dental benefits that meet the unique needs of a diverse workplace.  A life insurance policy is provided to all our full-time employees and employees contribute to a pension plan. There are also numerous voluntary benefits available to our employees including life insurance, flexible spending accounts and pet insurance.              

City Colleges offers multiple means of professional development to our employees. All employees attend new employee orientation and all supervisors participate in Supervisors Essentials Training.  All full-time CCC employees and their dependents are afforded the opportunity​ to take classes tuition-free at any of our colleges and many full-time employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement for classes at other higher-education institutions as well.              

No matter how you choose to get yourself to work, CCC has you covered! Enjoy pre-tax CTA and METRA fares, Divvy Bike discounts, affordable garage parking at our downtown locations and free parking at many of our colleges.       
Winter Classes Start December 18