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Serving a Large Community

More than 25 percent of all District 502 high school graduates attend College of DuPage during their college career.

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A Diverse Student Body

Each semester, more than 24,000 students attend College of DuPage.

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Explore a Vast Campus

The Glen Ellyn campus covers 273 acres and has eleven major buildings.

Success Stories: Marko Ivancevic

Marko Ivancevic became interested in chemistry after taking his first chemistry honors course as a sophomore in high school. He pursued chemistry and engineering at College of DuPage, where the faculty helped him secure a research position at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He is now earning his Ph.D. at Princeton University.

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Success Stories: Bella Kelly

Bella Kelly was born into music. Attending College of DuPage made sense financially and academically as she was named a Presidential Scholar, which includes full tuition and enrollment in the Honors program and Phi Theta Kappa. While at COD, Kelly had the opportunity to participate in a study abroad trip to France and gave a short recital at an annual festival, which she considered the best experience of her life.

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Success Stories: Ernest Daunter

In 2013, Ernest Daunter was diagnosed as diabetic and hypertensive. He weighed 350 pounds and was in a career that created stress on a daily basis. Given Daunter’s family history, his doctor started prescribing medicine on the assumption that these were lifetime conditions. Instead, Daunter took charge of his life--first his health and then his career, entering the Physical Therapist Assistant program at College of DuPage.

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Success Stories: Laura Pekarik

Laura Pekarik’s recipe for success combines entrepreneurship and philanthropy in a personal way. Her Courageous Bakery and Cafe in Elmhurst is home to Cupcakes for Courage, where a portion of the proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Ride Janie Ride Foundation and other local nonprofit organizations. The initiative began when Laura’s older sister Kathy was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T-cell lymphoma in 2010.

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