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 Adult Education (ESL, GED/HiSET)

Learn English (ESL) or complete your high school education (GED/HiSET) FOR FREE. Any level of learner accepted, from beginner to advanced. 

  • ESL classes cover reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, and vocabulary skills. We also have Citizenship.
  • High School Equivalency classes cover Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science to prepare you to take the GED/HiSET
  • We also offer programs to help you transition into college credit or job credential programs.

Eligibility

  • Be 18 years or older (or provide proof of high school separation)
  • Live in Illinois
  • F-1, F-2, J-1, J-2 visas not accepted.

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Classes are available in-person, online, a combination of both in-person and online (hybrid) 

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 Join us to celebrate our Illinois High School Diploma Earners!

                                                                             
​Learn more here: www.ccc.edu/diploma23​

  

  

 Student Success

 Our Vision

​The City Colleges of Chicago Adult Education programs provide open access for learners from diverse backgrounds that deliver high quality education to prepare students to transition successfully into college, career pathways, the workforce and/or to meet personal goals as lifelong learners. In collaboration with community partners, the City Colleges of Chicago Adult Education program provides students with supporting services to meet their social, emotional and academic needs, leading to economic mobility.The City Colleges of Chicago Adult Education programs provide open access for learners from diverse backgrounds that deliver high quality education to prepare students to transition successfully into college, career pathways, the workforce and/or to meet personal goals as lifelong learners. In collaboration with community partners, the City Colleges of Chicago Adult Education program provides students with supporting services to meet their social, emotional and academic needs, leading to economic mobility.

              

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Winter Classes Start December 18
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