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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 21,000 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: Hamid Benfakir

When Hamid Benfakir was searching for apprenticeship programs, he discovered Project Hire-Ed at College of DuPage, which focuses on classroom curriculum, on-the-job training and employment in today’s marketplace. He currently works at Pioneer Service as a CNC machinist.

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Success Stories: Jaylyn Grant

While playing basketball was a key component to her time at COD, Jaylyn Grant also focused on her academics, balancing games and practice with a rigorous full load of classes. She is now studying biology on a pre-med track at Eastern Illinois University.

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Success Stories: Chad Bobik

College of DuPage helped Chad Bobik determine his career path. Helping him achieve his goals were several scholarships offered through the College of DuPage Foundation, playing in Small Group Jazz and the Guitar Ensemble, and working as a student aid in the recording studio. He is now a full-time general music teacher at Reskin Elementary.

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Success Stories: Mariam Paré

Life changed in an instant for Mariam Paré. She was in a car when gunfire erupted on a nearby sidewalk and a bullet struck her neck, leaving her a quadriplegic. After learning how to write her name using her mouth, Paré realized that she could still draw. She enrolled at College of DuPage and discovered that the campus community was accommodating and willing to assist her in any way possible as she pursued her passion for art.

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