http://www.besd53.org - Local Schools
601 West Bethel Drive, Bourbonnais [map]
Kankakee Valley Montessori School
165 Mohawk Drive, Bourbonnais [map]
Provena Fortin Villa Learning Center
615 S. Main Street, Bourbonnais [map]
Gospel Assembly Christian School
1706-A West Rte 102, Bourbonnais [map]
Area Colleges and Universities
Olivet Nazarene University
One University Avenue, Bourbonnais [map]
800.648.1463 | 815.939.5011
Founded in 1907. Beautiful, park-like campus including 30 major buildings on 250 acres. Offers Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees. Two-semester academic calendar, with summer offerings.
Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive, Kankakee [map]
Kankakee Community College is a two-year college, officially recognized by the Illinois Community College Board and accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Governors State University
1 University Parkway, University Park [map]
Governors State University is the only public university in Chicago's rapidly growing south suburban area, serving approximately 6,000 students during the course of a year. GSU provides affordable and accessible undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse life-long learners.
Prairie State College
202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights [map]
Prairie State College is a two-year community college offering associate degrees, technical and career certificates, and adult, corporate, and continuing education. Prairie State College was the first Illinois community college to guarantee all credits will transfer to other Illinois colleges and universities, an assurance that has grown through the Illinois Articulation Initiative.
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox Street, Joliet [map]
Founded in 1920, the University of St. Francis is a Catholic, Franciscan university offering more than 60 undergraduate academic areas of study, three bachelor's degree completion programs and 10 graduate programs to approximately 4,500 students each year at the Joliet campus and more than 85 locations nationwide.
Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet [map]
Joliet Junior College serves a diverse population in several counties and at many sites. In addition to its Main Campus located in west Joliet, the college has campuses in Romeoville, downtown Joliet, and Morris. The college offers a wide selection of credit and non-credit courses at several satellite sites from Dwight to Lemont as well.