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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: Jennifer Hill

After high school, Jennifer Hill started at a community college, not entirely sure of a career but knowing it would involve math. She initially was going to major in economics but during her second semester, she started to tutor math in the student success center. Now at College of DuPage as a math assistant professor, Hill knows the classroom is where she belongs. She also is pursuing her doctorate and studying online learning, which she finds fun and useful during the pandemic.

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Success Stories: Kyle Newman

Once Kyle Newman decided on a career in IT, he wasted no time pursuing his passion. He enrolled at College of DuPage and earned Associate in Applied Science degrees in Game Design, Game Programming, and Application and Technical Support Specialist. In addition, he earned his bachelor’s degree through COD's 3+1 partnership with Lewis University. Newman now works at COD as a Helpdesk specialist.

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Success Stories: Peggy Moran

Peggy Moran dropped out of high school to start a successful dog training business. But she always told her two daughters to take advantage of educational resources available to them. Motivated by their success, she came to College of DuPage, obtained her GED and began her collegiate career, earning the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the country's largest private scholarship for community college students.

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Success Stories: Patrick Cullinan

Patrick Cullinan was serving in the U.S. Marine Corps when he knew he wanted a different career. Having grown up in Lombard, Cullinan was familiar with College of DuPage and decided to complete a few courses before transferring to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He ended up finishing nearly two years of credit in 12 months and was honored on the National Dean’s List. He now continues to build an impressive resume as a doctor.

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