Moraine Valley Community College

moraine park technical collegeMoraine Valley Community College is a community college located in Palos Hills, Illinois in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Founded in 1967, it is the second largest community college in the state. It has an enrollment of approximately 35,000. The main campus of 294 acres (119.0 ha) is nestled in the Cook County forest preserves, and the college operates two satellite facilities: one in Blue Island, Illinois and another in Tinley Park, Illinois. In 1967, the college was officially created after two years of effort, which included proposals, approval, and planning. It opened its first temporary office inOak Lawn, IL. A year later, a contest was held to give the college its name, Moraine Valley Community College. The name was chosen because of its location: “where the Valparaiso and Tinley moraines meet to form a valley.“ Read more…

  • Address: W College Pkwy 9000, Palos Hills 
  • City: Palos Hills 
  • State: Illinois 
  • Postal Code: 60465 
  • Degree: Certificate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $8,200 
  • Phone: (708) 608-4123 
  • Website: www.morainevalley.edu