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Facts and Accreditations

Kaskaskia College Facts
  • Kaskaskia College offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of General Studies, Associate in Engineering Science, Associate in Fine Arts-Music, and 47 vocational associate degree programs. In addition, the college also offers 102 vocational certificate programs.
  • Kaskaskia College offers programs in liberal arts and general studies; programs and courses in occupational, semi-technical, and technical education, leading directly to employment; and programs and courses in continuing education, community service, and personal development.
  • Kaskaskia College serves approximately 12,000 students annually.
  • Kaskaskia College District #501 encompasses all or part of Clinton, Marion, Washington, Bond, Fayette, Jefferson, Madison, Montgomery, and St. Clair counties in rural south-central Illinois. The district includes 2,231 square miles and 131,000 residents in the nine-county district.
  • With education centers in Trenton, Salem, Greenville, Nashville and Vandalia and extension centers throughout the district, Kaskaskia College takes education to the people!
Students and Faculty
  • 100% of full-time general education faculty hold a master’s degree or higher.
  • The student to faculty ratio is 21:1, which allows for individualized attention and focus on the success of each student.
  • 57% of the approximately 10,000 credit students who attend Kaskaskia College are female and 43% are male.
Accreditations/Approvals/Licenses
KASKASKIA COLLEGE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE:
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Illinois Board of Higher Education
  • Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Illinois State Board of Education
AND IS ACCREDITED BY:
  • The Higher Learning Commission, 2300 S. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (Dental Assisting
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (Associate Degree Nursing, Practical Nursing)
  • Illinois Department of Public Health (Certified Nurse Assistant and Rehabilitation)
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (Automotive Technology)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) address
    3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326
LICENSED BY the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (Cosmetology)

Higher Learning Commission:

Kaskaskia College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participating Institution of the Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
312-263-0456
800-621-7440
http://www.hlcommission.org/

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