Area Colleges and Universities

One University Ave.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Phone: 815-939-5011
Toll Free: 800-648-1463

Founded in 1907, the beautiful, park-like campus includes 25 major buildings on 275 acres. ONU offers Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programs rooted in “Education with a Christian purpose” serving approximately 5,000 students annually.

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100 College Dr.
Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: 815-802-8100

Kankakee Community College is a two-year educational institution, 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. KCC serves as an educational, vocational and recreational center along its riverfront campus in Kankakee offering associate degrees and certificates of completion in 45 disciplines.

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1 University Pkwy.
University Park, IL 60484

Phone: 708-534-5000

Governors State University is the only four-year 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 lifelong learners.

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202 S. Halsted St.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Phone: 708-709-3500

Prairie State College is a two-year community college offering associate degrees, technical and career certificates, and adult, corporate, and continuing education on its 130-acre campus. 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.

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500 Wilcox St.
Joliet, IL 60435

Toll Free: 800-735-7500

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.

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1215 Houbolt Rd.
Joliet, IL 60431

Phone: 815-729-9020

Joliet Junior College is proudly recognized as the first community college in the United States. JJC serves a diverse population among six campuses and education centers serving more than 38,000 students each year. 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 noncredit courses at several satellite sites from Dwight to Lemont as well.

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