|Bedford Park, IL
|Type||Private Two-Year College|
|President||Mr. Carey Cranston|
|Accreditation||Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Programs||Business, Technology and Health Care|
Fox College is a small, regionally accredited, private career college located in the Chicago area with campuses near Midway Airport and in Tinley Park. It originally was founded in 1932 and most students come from the Chicago area.
Fox College awards diplomas and associate degrees. It states that it focuses on job placement for graduates and that financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Student Body, Admissions, and Outcomes
Fox College has an undergraduate population of 400. Of 977 applicants, 634 (or 65%) were admitted. For the most recent year, 93% of graduates were placed in jobs. According to College Navigator, the most recent graduation/transfer out rate is 72%.
Fox College provides career-focused courses to high school graduates. Fox’s programs generally offer hands-on learning opportunities that help prepare graduates to start working immediately. Some programs offer externships as well. Students can graduate in 10–12 months by earning a diploma. Associate degree programs can be completed in 16–18 months. Some courses are offered at night. Fox College groups its five major areas of study into two main categories: Business and Health Care. These major areas are listed below.
Fox’s newest offerings include the veterinary technician program (chicago.vettechinstitute.edu) and the physical therapist assistant program, both of which feature new facilities in Tinley Park designed for the programs.
Fox College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Fox College's Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools. The Veterinary Technician program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities.
- "Fox College". Peterson's. Nelnet. Retrieved 2009-09-24.