Category: Large community college | State: IL


Elgin Community College is committed to its mission to Improve People's Lives through Learning. ECC recognizes our role as a comprehensive community college, and strive to create high-quality learning opportunities that respond to the needs of the residents of our district and the work industry. Our robust first-year experience program ensures that students are equipped with the tools needed to successfully complete their goals.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Academic Policies & Compliance

Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why you should attend?

Elgin Community College offers a collaborative supported environment for Veterans. Designated individuals in Admissions, Financial Aid, Career Development Services, Academic Advisor, Services for Disabilities, and Student Life works with the Coordinator of Veterans Services to ensure success for Veterans.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $10,440 $11,952 N/A N/A
Fees $12 $12 N/A N/A
Room $6,000 $6,000 N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $1,500 $1,500 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $3,150 $3,150 N/A N/A
Totals $21,102 $22,614 N/A N/A