Moraine 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 36,000. The main campus of 294 acres (119.0 ha) is nestled in the Cook County Forest Preserves. The college also operates satellite facilities in Blue Island and Tinley Park, Illinois.
MVCC offers its students many accommodations to help them succeed. Night and weekend classes, distance learning, and on-campus day care are all made available to students. Career counseling and services are also available to help students secure jobs after they leave college. To help alleviate the financial burdens that students bear, the college offers employment to its students. Additionally, the college offers athletic scholarships to help some of its students obtain an education more easily.
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