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 Moraine Valley Community College

Moraine Valley Community College - Palos Hills, IL

9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

General information:(708)974-4300
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:18,169( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:33 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,766 $3,006 $3,246 -7%
Out-of-state $8,316 $8,676 $8,916 -3%
Books and supplies $2,080 $2,204 $1,608 37%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $6,523 $6,445 $6,536 -1%
Other $4,020 $4,074 $4,176 -3%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,388 $3,442 $3,500 -2%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,846 $5,210 $4,854 25%
Off Campus $15,389 $15,729 $15,566 0%
Off Campus with Family $8,234 $8,652 $8,354 0%
On Campus $10,396 $10,880 $10,524 0%
Off Campus $20,939 $21,399 $21,236 0%
Off Campus with Family $13,784 $14,322 $14,024 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $7,380
In-state fees $276
Out-of-state tuition $8,640
Out-of-state fees $276
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 538 42% --
Grant or scholarship aid 468 36% $2,446,596 $5,228
Federal grants 435 34% $2,111,302 $4,854
Pell grants 434 34% $2,083,783 $4,801
Other federal grants 31 2% $27,519 $888
State/local government grant or scholarships 197 15% $254,224 $1,290
Institutional grants or scholarships 36 3% $81,070 $2,252
Student loan aid 100 8% $494,013 $4,940
Federal student loans 100 8% $494,013 $4,940
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 4,568 26% $21,011,404 $4,600
Pell grants 3,784 22% $16,756,276 $4,428
Federal student loans 862 5% $4,814,580 $5,585


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $4,622 $5,302 $5,196
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $4,543 $4,701 $4,164
$30,001 - $48,000 $5,517 $5,520 $5,490
$48,001 - $75,000 $5,181 $6,250 $7,824
$75,001 - $110,000 $4,828 $5,538 $10,174
$110,001 and more $5,237 $5,337 $10,441

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 18,169
Undergraduate enrollment 18,169
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 245
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 27 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IIMenWomen
Baseball 22-
Basketball 1617
Golf 10-
Soccer 2318
Softball -13
Tennis 710
Track and Field, X-Country 118
Volleyball -12


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/08/2004 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/18/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission05/23/2012 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1975 Accredited


Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation

Massage - Accreditation of programs in the United States that award postsecondary certificates, postsecondary diplomas, and academic Associate degrees, in the practice of massage therapy and bodywork.

10/01/2010 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

11/01/1972 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1977 - 07/12/2012Accredited


Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations02 2
Liquor law violations111
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 001
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 000
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate14.7%
Number in default61
Number in repayment414

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00769200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Associate's degree
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-5-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General6-5
Business Administration and Management, General--27
Business/Commerce, General21--
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry9--
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary-4-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-156
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-25
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management8--
Management Information Systems, General--3
Retailing and Retail Operations--4
Tourism and Travel Services Management6-8
Category total502658
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects4--
Category total4--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications65-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications15--
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance-28
Network and System Administration/Administrator3--
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager2-16
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design-5-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster--5
Category total261229
Education Colleges
Mathematics Teacher Education--1
Teacher Assistant/Aide-47
Category total-48
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician13--
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician9--
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician2--
Instrumentation Technology/Technician-11
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD-6-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician--11
Category total24712
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant--11
Category total--11
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-19
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician--12
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage-18-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary-2-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder-64-
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller20--
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist5--
Medical/Clinical Assistant-15-
Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education, Other--4
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist101--
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician1--
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--37
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--80
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist18-22
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling-65
Category total145106169
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science--72
Fire Science/Fire-fighting--24
Security and Loss Prevention Services5--
Category total5-96
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary-2-
Category total-2-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--421
Category total--421
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician25915
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/454416
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician--1
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology-1-
Category total705432
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences--673
Category total--673
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-6-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General--2
Category total-62
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef-11-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager2312
Category total21412
Precision Production Colleges
Welding Technology/Welder3612-
Category total3612-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Graphic Design--9
Category total--9
Grand total3622431532