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COD at a Glance

Among the state’s public colleges and universities, College of DuPage, with nearly 26,000 students, is the second largest provider of undergraduate education in the State of Illinois, after University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Key Facts

  • Year Opened: 1967
  • FY2019 Annual Operating Budget: $177,317,376
  • Equalized Assessed Valuation of Taxable Property in the Community College District (2017): $43,277,237,219
  • Total Budgeted Capital Outlay for FY2019: $24,775,026
  • FY2019 Principal/Interest Payments equal: $30,997,280
  • Workforce:
    • 282 full-time faculty  
    •  2,035 part-time faculty  
    •  12 counselors/advisors  
    • 10 librarians  
    • 862 full-time/part-time staff 37 administrators
  • Size of Glen Ellyn Campus: 273 acres
  • Typical Fall Semester Credit Enrollment: 26,000 students
  • Service Area: The College serves residents in most of DuPage County and parts of Cook and Will counties. The district includes 48 communities with a total population of more than 1 million people. The district includes 26 public high schools and 10 private high schools.
  • Scope of Offerings: Each year College of DuPage offers educational and cultural programming to more than 54,000 credit and non-credit students of all ages and more than 100,000 patrons visit visual and performing arts events at the McAninch Arts Center. The College offers 81 degree and 177 certificate programs for today’s career and technical subject areas. Courses are offered at more than 85 sites throughout Community College District 502.
  • More than 25 percent of all District 502 high school graduates attend College of DuPage during their college career.
  • The College of DuPage Library maintains a collection of 245,800 books, 285,000 microfiche, 29,500 video recordings (VHS and DVD), 20,700 sound recordings (CDs), 527 current periodical subscriptions (7,900 bound periodical back files), and 18 newspapers.
  • There are more than 80 student clubs and organizations on campus.