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Remedial college classes: The basic facts

Updated: July 3, 2011 1:28PM



All but a handful of Illinois colleges and universities offer remedial classes for students. The following is the percentage of undergraduate students enrolled in at least one developmental course in the fall of 2010.

The percentage is of a school’s total undergraduate population, not just incoming freshmen, the group of students most likely to be enrolled in remedial classes.

School / Percentage

Chicago State University / 15.8

Northeastern Illinois University / 12.8

University of Illinois at Chicago / 12.3

College of DuPage / 11.4

College of Lake County / 17.5

Elgin Community College / 21.1

Joliet Junior College / 20.9

McHenry County College / 23.4

Moraine Valley Community College / 21.4

Oakton Community College / 10.2

South Suburban College of Cook County / 27.2

Triton College / 14.8

Waubonsee Community College / 16.2

William Rainey Harper College / 18.8

Roosevelt University / 12.3

St. Augustine College / 20.1

DeVry University-Illinois / 24.0

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago / 23.7

Northwestern College-Chicago / 46.1*

Northwestern College-Southwest / 38.2*

The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago / 55.8

The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg / 37.5

*Not affiliated with Northwestern University

Source: State of Illinois Board of Higher Education



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