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IPEDS ID: 147378
OPE ID: 00769200
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Moraine Valley Community College
9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937
General information:  (708) 974-4300
Website:  www.morainevalley.edu
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  14,620 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  22 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
5%
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty189650
Instructional189650
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees
In-district$3,936$3,996$4,176$4,2662.2%
In-state$8,766$8,916$9,216$9,4262.3%
Out-of-state$10,146$10,326$10,686$10,9562.5%
Books and supplies$1,608$1,608$1,608$1,392-13.4%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$6,888$7,006$6,986$7,0360.7%
Other$5,276$5,280$5,247$5,2720.5%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,644$3,620$3,592$3,6040.3%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
In-district
Off Campus$17,708$17,890$18,017$17,966-0.3%
Off Campus with Family$9,188$9,224$9,376$9,262-1.2%
In-state
Off Campus$22,538$22,810$23,057$23,1260.3%
Off Campus with Family$14,018$14,144$14,416$14,4220.0%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$23,918$24,220$24,527$24,6560.5%
Off Campus with Family$15,398$15,554$15,886$15,9520.4%
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid198956%————
Grant or scholarship aid86148%$4,680,049$5,436
Federal grants76943%$3,758,637$4,888
Pell grants76943%$3,742,633$4,867
Other federal grants(*)0%(*)(*)
State/local government grant or scholarships43725%$517,483$1,184
Institutional grants or scholarships1247%$403,929$3,257
Student loan aid1649%$726,659$4,431
Federal student loans1599%$688,271$4,329
Other student loans50%$38,388$7,678
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number receiving aid and total and average amounts of aid received are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid14,86732%$24,756,129$5,087
Pell grants4,12527%$20,503,961$4,971
Federal student loans9506%$4,896,487$5,154
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$4,573$4,848$4,828
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$3,614$3,989$3,652
$30,001 – $48,000$4,678$9,765$4,394
$48,001 – $75,000$7,310$7,491$7,257
$75,001 – $110,000$9,474$9,713$9,902
$110,001 and more$10,061$10,329$10,177
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)14,620
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment448
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 41%
Part-time: 59%Student Gender:
Male: 49%
Female: 51%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 10%
Hispanic/Latino: 23%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 50%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 72%
25 and over: 28%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 98%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 5%
Enrolled in some distance education: 13%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 82%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 69%
Part-time students: 41%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 35 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 27%
Transfer-out rate: 24%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 24%
Female: 32%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 33%
Black or African American: 16%
Hispanic/Latino: 24%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 33%
Two or more races: 24%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 16%
Non-resident alien: 11%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2013 or Fall 2014, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2013 or Fall 2014, by Time to Completion
[Began in Fall 2013]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 9%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 28%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 32%
[Began in Fall 2014]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 10%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 27%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 29%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 36%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 37%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 33%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 26%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 37%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 6%
Received an Associate's degree: 10%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 14%
Received an Associate's degree: 22%
Enrolled at same institution: 3%
Enrolled at different institution: 19%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 7%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 26%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 24%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 49%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 34%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 41%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 21%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 51%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 9%
Received an Associate's degree: 14%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 40%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 12%
Received an Associate's degree: 29%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 23%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 9%
Received an Associate's degree: 11%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 43%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
year
Certificate
1
to
<2
year
Certificate
Associate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-3-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1107
Business Administration and Management, General--13
Business/Commerce, General10--
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry16--
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce-0-
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary-9-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-157
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-05
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management6--
Management Information Systems, General--6
Retailing and Retail Operations--4
Small Business Administration/Management--1
Tourism and Travel Services Management9-8
Category total522751
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects23-5
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design3--
Category total26-5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General4--
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance6412
Computer Programming, Specific Applications33-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General10--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications15--
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration28--
Network and System Administration/Administrator-8-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager74-20
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design-10-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster--2
Category total1402534
Education
Teacher Assistant/Aide-14
Category total-14
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician10--
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician39--
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician8--
Instrumentation Technology/Technician-47
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD3--
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician517
Surveying Technology/Surveying4--
Category total69514
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant1-6
Category total1-6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation-5-
Category total-5-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-1619
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician--21
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant0--
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-9-
Mammography Technician/Technology10--
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage-13-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary-3-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder-28-
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller54--
Medical/Clinical Assistant-18-
Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education, Other--3
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist79--
Polysomnography--10
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--65
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist--16
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling-210
Category total14389163
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science--53
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician--29
Fire Science/Fire-fighting--12
Homeland Security5--
Security and Loss Prevention Services4--
Category total9-94
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary-3-
Category total-3-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies--254
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--471
Category total--725
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1602220
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician964628
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician601211
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology-3-
Category total3168359
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences--875
Category total--875
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-11-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General--3
Category total-113
Personal and Culinary Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef-68
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager8815
Category total81423
Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder1216-
Category total1216-
Visual and Performing Arts
Graphic Design1-3
Music, General--3
Visual and Performing Arts, General--2
Category total1-8
Grand total8862692,064
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 125
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: $2,897
RETENTION, GRADUATION, AND TRANSFER-OUT
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Full-time students: 82%
Part-time students: 78%
  • Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
GRADUATION AND TRANSFER-OUT RATES FOR FIRST-TIME EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time0%0%
200 percent of normal time0%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time65%81%
200 percent of normal time71%--
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • (--) not applicable
2016-2017 Varsity Athletes
NJCAA Division II MenWomen
Baseball26
Basketball1117
Golf6
Soccer2617
Softball17
Tennis67
Track and Field, X-Country1215
Volleyball13
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1975 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs1/1/1977 - 7/12/2012Terminated
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)9/1/2013 - 6/12/2018Accredited
Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation
Massage(!)10/1/2010 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers(!)11/1/1972 - 5/16/2018Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations120
Liquor law violations200
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling102
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault100
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.
  • 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
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate11.6%13.2%11.7%
Number in default9810386
Number in repayment843780731
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)