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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, around 26,000 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: Chanbopha Loera

When Chanbopha Loera came to the U.S. for the first time, she was hardly able to speak or write a word in English. When she later returned, armed with a high school diploma from Cambodia, she enrolled in an ESL class at College of DuPage. After passing the GED, she earned both the Clerical Accounting Certificate and Accounting Certificate and then her associate’s degree in Accounting. She is now pursuing her bachelor's degree through COD's 3+1 program.

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Success Stories: Samuel Kaufman

While Samuel Kaufman was an engineering major at the University of Illinois, he wanted to try out a few topics discussed in classes, with welding at the top of his list followed by machining. He looked at programs and decided on College of DuPage because of the wide range of classes offered and the hands-on curriculum.

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Success Stories: Dilyss Gallyot

Dilyss Gallyot graduated from College of DuPage with an Associate in Science degree before earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Illinois University. She then worked full-time as a nurse for 16 years before she began teaching at COD, where she was named the Outstanding College-Wide Full-Time Faculty Member for 2018-2019.

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Success Stories: Young Hak Ahn

Since first arriving on COD’s campus in 1978, Young Hak Ahn has completed more than 400 credit hours of courses in a variety of topics, such as art history, physical education, music, horticulture and foreign language. He is also well-traveled, as he has participated in 21 of the College’s Field and Experiential Learning/Study Abroad programs.

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