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Waubonsee Ranked Among Best Community Colleges in Illinois

Waubonsee Community College was ranked among the best community colleges in the state by

The college was ranked fourth among community colleges in Illinois. The ranking notes that Waubonsee “perhaps deserves extra recognition for its considerable percentage of students who transfer out with a goal of finishing. Only four schools on our list had higher transfer rates than Waubonsee.”

The top three schools ranked were Olney Central College, Lincoln Trail College and Highland Community College. Rounding out the top 10 were Elgin Community College, Lake Land College, Oakton Community College, McHenry County College, Harper College and John Wood Community College.

The article also mentions Waubonsee’s affordable cost of tuition and fees as being $900 less than the statewide average and ranked number one for affordability statewide in 2014. The ranking gives special mention to Waubonsee Community College Foundation’s robust institutional scholarships, and online application process.

“This ranking reaffirms our commitment to providing access for our students to high quality education at an affordable price,” said Waubonsee President Dr. Christine Sobek. “We appreciate this recognition of our ability to prepare our students for their educational and career goals and our accessibility.”