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Kaskaskia College
TypeCommunity College
Established1940
Endowment$7,405,000
PresidentGeorge Evans
Students5,193
Location, ,
United States

38°33′45″N 89°11′34″W / 38.56250°N 89.19278°W / 38.56250; -89.19278Coordinates: 38°33′45″N 89°11′34″W / 38.56250°N 89.19278°W / 38.56250; -89.19278
CampusRural
ColorsNavy Blue, White    
AthleticsBlue Devils/Blue Angels
Websitewww.kaskaskia.edu
Lifelong Learning Center
Lifelong Learning Center
Main Building
Main Building
Fitness Center and Gym
Fitness Center and Gym

Kaskaskia College is a public community college in Centralia, Illinois. Kaskaskia College's Community College District 501 serves all or part of nine counties, including Bond, Clinton, Fayette, Marion, Washington, Jefferson, St. Clair, Madison and Montgomery. Kaskaskia College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Academics

Kaskaskia College Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees for students who wish to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The college also offers 50 Associate Degree career programs and 102 certificates in occupational areas. The Higher Learning Commission issued a public notice in November 2019 because it determined that the institution was at risk of becoming out of compliance with the Commission's standards for accreditation in five areas. The Commission will reevaluate the college in 2021 to determine if it meets accreditation standards.[1]

Campus

Kaskaskia College's main campus is located on approximately 190 acres three miles west of Centralia. The college has since constructed additional education centers in the communities of Vandalia, Salem, Greenville, Trenton and Nashville. The college also houses its heavy occupation programs, Heating and Air Conditioning, Carpentry, Welding, Industrial Technology at the Crisp Technology Center on Route 161 East in Centralia.

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