About City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Founded in 1911, City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College. is a college. Located in Illinois, which is a city setting in Illinois, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 6,183 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 21:1. There are 125 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
SAT Range
ACT Range

Admissions at are considered , with ,1% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College.

“We”re apathetic”
“We know about current events and vote”
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
“We save it for the classroom”
“Sometimes, but not often”
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
“All the time, including weekends”
“I”m always terrified”
“I only go out in groups”
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
“I feel extremely safe”
“We don”t play sports”
“We play recreationally”
“We bought the gear”
“We live for the big game”
“It”s not really our thing”
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
“There are a variety of opportunities”
“We”re a very artistic group”
“Haven”t met them”
“Available in class”
“They keep regular office hours”
“They”re always available”
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
“We”re not into drinking at all”
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
“We only party on weekends”
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
“Never, we”re here to learn”
“There might be people who do”
“People are known to partake on weekends”
“There”s a huge drug scene”

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    8 Students rated on-campus housing 2 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    4 Students rated off-campus housing 3.5 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    9 Students rated campus food 3.8 stars. 22 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    10 Students rated campus facilities 4.3 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    10 Students rated class size 4.5 stars. 60 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    11 Students rated school activities 3.4 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    10 Students rated local services 4 stars. 30 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    11 Students rated academics 4.2 stars. 27 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College?

11 Students rated City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Kristen - 05/11/2024

Since attending Malcolm X College, I've found it amazing. Not only is the campus well laid out, the professors are amazing and there are so many extracurricular activities, but I feel welcomed and at home when attending my classes. I feel the staff and professors have been extremely helpful in achieving all of my academic goals.

Isamar - 08/27/2020

Malcolm X College is a City College of Chicago. It is a brand new campus that has become the hub for health careers. Staff is very knowledgeable and dedicated to students success. The campus has many resources to help students succeed. They have food drives, students programs, fun activities, volunteer work opportunities, transfer help, college fairs, a gym for exercising, and a Wellness Center, for when students need someone to listen.

Jada - 06/06/2019

I love it

Malik - 02/22/2019

It's a great experience. I will continue to get my education in two years and the move on to a four year university. The campus is very up to date . There is always someone to help you, The professors are are very helpful and makes learning fun. I love this college.

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    The first advice I would have given myself is to start saving money. The cost of going to college is not easy at all. I would have tried to let myself know that what ever I decided to major in that I should began to look for the best school who excels in that major. I also would have told myself more about scholarships. I never had a goood understanding about scholarships and how to apply for them. They are pretty easy and is mostly for every one.

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  3. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    I think that they are unorganized and it often causes confusion amoung students.

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  4. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    When I talk about my school to my friends I brag most about is nursing program. A lot of people feel as if its the best nursing program afford by a community college.

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  5. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    My school has grate instructors.they are very nice and they will try to help you with any thing they can, if you need more help they would stay after class and explain to you more different ways so you can understand.

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  6. Describe the students at your school.

    They are people that come from different backgrounds, have different intellects, different opinions, insights, so that makes them and the learning experience better.

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  7. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    The support they offer and the many activities they have for those that need assistance with homework

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  8. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing about my school is the outstanding teachers there is to assist you. Malcolm x college is a historical school. The actual car that Malcolm x himself is displayed in my college. This college has several of tutors to help you with any subject you need assistance with. Malcolm x college has a center where you can ring your child while you are in school. The security is wonderful because there is 425 cameras around the school for safety. Malcolm x college is jus a wonderful college i pride myself in attending.

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  9. What kind of person should attend this school?

    The kind of person that should attend Malcolm is someone who is working, a parent, and has multiple responsiblities outside of school.

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  10. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Malcome X is best known for nursing and other medical field specialties.

    Read all  1 answers
  11. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about my school was learning how to get around. But even the people their were always helpful and friendly.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

86% of students attending City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College receive some sort of financial aid. 75% were awarded federal grants. While 8% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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$0 - $30K
$30 - $48K
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$75 - $110K
$110K & UP

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