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IPEDS ID: 260956
OPE ID: 02622700
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Knowledge Systems Institute
3420 Main St, Skokie, Illinois 60076
Distance from ZIP:  0.0 miles from 60076
General information:  (847) 679-3135
Website:  www.ksi.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  175 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.ksi.edu/admission.html
Apply Onlinewww.ksi.edu/application/
Financial Aidwww.ksi.edu/financialaid.html
Net Price Calculatorwww.ksi.edu/calculator.html
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.ksi.edu/financialaid.html
Mission Statement
  Knowledge Systems Institute is a degree granting not-for-profit institution of higher learning governed by an independent Board of Directors. Its mission is to provide instruction in graduate level academic programs emphasizing computer and information sciences and management information systems, with a faculty of recognized experts using state-of-the-art research facilities and advanced computer systems; to assist and facilitate student learning through the assessment of student academic achievement; to offer such services and facilities to professionals in the north suburban area of Chicago; and to serve the domestic as well as international student populations.

Knowledge Systems Institute offers the Master of Science (MS) degree program in computer and information sciences. The Master of Science degree program in computer and information sciences has various areas of concentration of which management information systems is the most widely recognized area. The certificate program introduces students with no previous background in computers to the computer and information sciences.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty33
Instructional33
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$10,368
Fees$150
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2014-2015, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2014-2015, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment (all graduate)175
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Student Gender:
Male: 58%
Female: 42%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 1%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 97%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General13d
Category total13d
Grand total13
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
  • Institution did not award educational benefits in 2013-14.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission1/1/1991 -  Accredited
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
  • This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database. Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data are not included when number of borrowers entering repayment includes 10 or fewer borrowers for all 3 cohort years.