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Study at City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

Founded as the Crane Junior College in 1911, the college was rechristened the Malcolm X College in 1969. This renaming was in honor of the civil rights advocate and orator Malcolm X. The college offers associate's degrees in applied science, arts, science, and general studies. Apart from this, there are several distance learning, adult education and continuing education programs. Malcolm X College also has a special nursing program for students.

Malcolm X College has men's basketball and cross-country teams and a women's basketball team. The weightlifting team is open to both men and women. For the most part, these teams play at the junior college level.

Profile of City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

Malcolm X College can be found in Chicago, IL (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Malcolm X College.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. The most common majors at Malcolm X College are in family and social work and nursing and emergency medicine.

Malcolm X College Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications. People attending Malcolm X College come from a variety of states around the country.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Malcolm X College are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 6, 031 students were enrolled in the school. Malcolm X College has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Malcolm X College, a learning and assessment-centered community college, empowers students of diverse backgrounds and abilities to achieve academic, career, and personal success. "

Malcolm X College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine258nursing assistant, EMT ambulance attendant, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology177surgical tech, radiographer, respiratory care tech, dialysis tech, physician assistant, pharmacy tech, phlebotomy, medical lab tech
Liberal Arts92liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Family and Social Work48child care provider
Science22biological and physical sciences
Funeral and Mortuary Science18embalming
Computer Science and Engineering5information science, information technology

Contact: Malcolm X College

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren

Chicago, IL 60612-3197

General Phone: (312) 850-7000

http://malcolmx. ccc.edu/

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