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Study at City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College

The City College of Chicago - Kennedy - King is a two-year community college located in Chicago, Illinois. KKC is part of the City Colleges of Chicago system. It was established as Woodrow Wilson Junior College in 1935 and renamed after Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. , in July of 1969.

KKC offers associates degrees in diverse Course Topics. The campus is spread across an area of 18 acres. The campus features a daycare center, two gyms, a swimming pool, a theater, a television studio and a radio station. The Student Enrolment of the college has a high number of international students.

Profile of City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College

Kennedy King College is located in Chicago, IL (a large city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Kennedy King College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in family and social work, cooking and culinary arts, and construction trades.

Kennedy King College Selectivity

Kennedy King College is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


Kennedy King College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Kennedy King College had 6, 140 enrolled students in 2007. The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Kennedy King College are 40 years old or older.

Kennedy King College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Construction Trades139masonry, carpentry, pipefitting
Liberal Arts93liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine88nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
Family and Social Work62child care provider, social work
Therapy and Counselling58substance abuse Counselling
Cooking and Culinary Arts58chef training
Mechanics and Repair31HVAC, automobile mechanics, autobody repair
Production Trades23welding
Medical Support and Technology21dental hygienist
Security and Law Enforcement16criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering9information technology, web design, information science
Media8radio and television, platemaker/imager, graphic communications
Medical administration8medical transcription
Business and Management8business management, marketing, accounting
Education and Teaching7early childhood special ed, early childhood Education
Science6biological and physical sciences

Contact: Kennedy King College

City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College

6301 S Halsted St

Chicago, IL 60621-2709

General Phone: (773) 602-5000

http://kennedyking. ccc.edu/

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