Illinois Central College was established in 1967 and provides educational opportunities to thousands of students every year. The majority of these students hail from the local district, Illinois Community College District 514, which includes the counties of Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford.
Prospective ICC students can choose from 69 associate’s of arts or sciences degrees, 84 associate’s of applied science, and over 100 certificates. Each semester, the faculty lead over 3,300 unique classes. Nine academic departments organize the curriculum at Illinois Central College. Within each department, programs of study are designated as transfer, career, or certification. Career programs are intended to launch students directly into the work force. Transfer programs assume that a student will articulate into a four-year institution for the completion of their studies. Certification programs require less coursework than the career programs and are tightly focused on a specific vocation.
While some classes may be delivered online or via teleconference, the bulk of instruction occurs on campus in traditional classrooms. Evening and early morning classes are available to help students achieve a satisfactory work/life balance.