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Study at South Suburban College

South Suburban College was established in 1927 as a community college. It offers Enrolment to more than 15, 000 students in its South Holland and Oak Forest campuses in Illinois. Associates degrees are offered in the fields of arts, science, fine arts, engineering science and applied science. There are also several certificate courses and college transfer programs available.

The sports teams of the South Suburban College are called the Bulldogs. There are separate men's teams for baseball, basketball and soccer, while the women's teams play basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball.

Alumni who have graduated from this college include author Steven Whitehurst, and Major League Baseball players Rob Mackowiak, Tim Byrdak, Julius Matos and Ron Mahay.

Profile of South Suburban College

South Suburban College is located in South Holland, IL (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by South Suburban College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in science and nursing and emergency medicine.

South Suburban College Selectivity

South Suburban College is an open-admission school.


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

Student Enrolment

The school had 6, 260 enrolled students in 2007. South Suburban College has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

South Suburban College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine549nursing assistant, EMT paramedic, EMT ambulance attendant, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology138medical coding, radiographer, sonography and ultrasound tech, phlebotomy, medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Liberal Arts107liberal arts and sciences
Science97biological and physical sciences
Family and Social Work62child care provider, social work
office and Administration61office management, executive secretary, office data entry, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Business and Management33entrepreneurship, accounting technology, small business management, sales, fashion merchandising, accounting and computer science, accounting, retail, . . .
Law30legal assistant, court reporting
Construction Trades27construction, building inspector
Security and Law Enforcement24criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, juvenile corrections
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22occupational therapist assistant, exercise science, parks and recreation management
Engineering Technician19CAD and design, electronics tech, construction engineering tech, mechanical drafting, architectural drafting, biomedical tech
Computer Science and Engineering14information science, computer networking, web design, computer applications programming, computer programming
Education and Teaching8teacher aide, early childhood special ed
Therapy and Counselling6massage therapy, substance abuse Counselling
Animal Science and Care5equestrian studies
Real Estate and Construction Management3construction management, real estate
Medical administration0medical office assistant
Fine Arts0fine arts
Mechanics and Repair0diesel mechanics

Contact: South Suburban College

South Suburban College

15800 South State Street

South Holland, IL 60473-1200

General Phone: (708) 596-2000


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