Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier (FCC)

Fairfield, IL

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Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier Student Essentials

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.iecc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $8,361
Out-of-State Tuition: $10,412
Retention Rate: 72%
Enrollment: 7,496
Year Established: 1977

About FCC

The Frontier Community College, part of Illinois’s Eastern Community Colleges, in Fairfield, Illinois, offers students of Illinois an exceptional foundational knowledge for seamless transfer to colleges and universities throughout Illinois and Indiana.

Whether you’re pursuing industrial certification, an associate’s degree or simply taking courses to see where your professional interests lie, Frontier has the academics for you.

Programs cover a wide breadth of disciplines like:

  • Administrative Information Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technology
  • Industrial Quality Management
  • Microsoft Certified Applications
  • Nursing

The certificate programs provided by Frontier will help you not only prepare you for work in the Fairfield community, but also to stimulate its economy. Each course is chosen because it is deemed necessary by the state of Chicago and local community.

If you’d like to earn a bachelor’s degree through Frontier, you can. Frontier maintains a partnership with Franklin University so that students may complete a four-year program online as a student at FCC.

All students receive the support services to help them succeed. Whether you’re in need of tutoring, academic advising or personal counseling, the faculty and staff of Frontier is there for you.

Students looking to begin their pursuit of higher education at Frontier must be at least 18 years of age and posses a high school diploma or GED. Frontier’s admissions policy is open, encouraging all students, either recent high school graduates or working adults, to apply.

Tuition varies according to district residency. Students of the Fairfield district, state of Chicago and state of Indiana receive tuition discounts.

To help fund your education, Frontier offers exclusive scholarships through tuition waiver packets, the Fairfield Business and Professional Women’s Club Foundation and the Amicum Sorority.

All students may apply for Frontier financial aid through Title IV sources by filing a FAFSA.

FCC Map & Location

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier
Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837


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Getting Around FCC

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Fairfield, IL

Winter
Dec
42
25
Jan
39
22
Feb
44
25
Spring
Mar
55
34
Apr
67
44
May
76
53
Summer
Jun
85
62
Jul
88
65
Aug
87
63
Fall
Sep
80
55
Oct
69
44
Nov
55
35

FCC Students

Total Students 7,496

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • Caucasian: 97%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 1%
Caucasian 97%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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