Illinois Valley Community College was established in the year 1924. It is a community college of higher learning at Illinois. It is located exactly in Oglesby, Illinois. The campus is 425 acres and has a total student enrollment of 4,072 students. The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has given accreditation to the IVCC in the year 1929. When it was established it had the name of LaSalle-Peru-Oglesby Junior College. IVCC has a mission of providing enriching educational experiences to those who seek quality education. There are a variety of clubs and associations where the students can actively participate as part of their co-curricular activities.
Graphic Design technology
Early Childhood Education
Electronics and Electricians
Computer Aided Engineering and Design
IVCC is a two year institution offering a variety of programs. These 2 year courses are designed to prepare students for job opportunities. There are many associated degrees and certificate programs offered. Some of the programs offered at IVCC are:
Applicants applying for admission at IVCC have to submit a completed application form. The application has to reach the college through mail or in person. Applicants should submit their transcripts which should be sent to IVCC directly from the institute last attended by the applicant. Students are to submit their GED scores and ACT results. Students will have to apply for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students have to appear for the placement tests conducted by the college which test the students on reading, writing and math. One can contact the counselor to help the applicant with its final admission procedures.
There is no on-campus housing facility at IVCC. Students will have to look for off-campus housing. There are many apartments and housing complexes that are available near the campus. The rates are inexpensive and hence students find no problem in hiring these apartments. There are food outlets also where the students can eat.
Illinois Valley Community College
815 North Orlando Smith Avenue
Oglesby, Illinois 61348