Kankakee Community College is a two-year college, officially recognized by the Illinois Community College Board and accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
KCC is Accredited be the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges.
In its College Credit Division, KCC awards associate degrees, associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates of completion. Students attend KCC both to prepare to transfer to four-year institutions and complete bachelor's degrees and to prepare to enter the job market directly from KCC.
KCC also offers non-degree programs to meet a variety of community needs, including workforce development and remedial development, through its office of Corporate and Continuing Education and its Division of Adult and Community Education.
KCC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 540 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabililities Act of 1990.
It is the policy of the college that no person, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disabilities, marital status or veteran's status, shall be discriminated against. This includes, but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial assistance, placement, recruitment, educational programs, or activities.
Lack of English skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in educational programs.