College of DuPage

From our faculty through to our Board of Trustees, we understand the importance of remaining relevant on multiple levels: interpersonal, academic, civic, cultural and economic. With a steady eye on regional, national and international developments, College of DuPage fulfills its mission as an educational and economic agent of change for the residents it serves.

Bachelor's programmes

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On Sept. 25, 1967, College of DuPage opened under the leadership of President Rodney K. Berg and Board of Trustees Chairman George L. Seaton. Classes were held in office trailers and at leased suburban sites throughout the newly formed Community College District 502. 


College of DuPage offers a world of educational opportunities, right here at home. Transfer to a four-year institution with an associate degree, earn a technical certificate, learn in-demand workplace skills, study for your GED or take classes for your own enjoyment right here on campus. The possibilities are endless.

College of DuPage offers seven degrees in over 150 areas of study. Choose an occupational/vocational program or prepare for transfer to a baccalaureate-granting school. Each degree program emphasizes relevant course-work and result-focused teaching by dedicated faculty. Find a program or area that's of interest to you.


As an important link between job seekers and the business community, Career Services at College of DuPage offers a variety of resources to help individuals with their short and long-term career goals and help businesses with staffing needs.

Students, alumni and community residents turn to Career Services for effective job search strategies and advice on setting realistic career goals.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Housing services

As with most community colleges College of DuPage does not provide on-campus housing or dormitory facilities for students. Although the college does not offer student housing, the local community and the surrounding region have a wide range of housing options.

Library services

The Library serves on- and off-campus programs at College of DuPage, providing teaching and learning materials to support and enrich students’ educational experience. The 100,000-square-foot facility in the Student Resource Center on the Glen Ellyn campus provides comfortable seating, individual study space, group study rooms, public computers and AV equipment for use by students.

ICT services

The Information Technology Services Department will be a key differentiator and enabler for College of DuPage by ensuring the highest quality, cost-effective technology solutions available with a focus on user experience and needs, reliability, security and availability.


College of DuPage (COD) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States.

Student Reviews

Great School
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Since the first day, I loved everything about the campus of the college, professors were so supportive and helpful all the time. The education system were great and makes students to be productive.

Never settle
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am involved in student activities, classes are great. I don't have any bad experiences with the College itself so far

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States


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