The college enjoys a tradition of strong community support and stability in leadership, having only five presidents during its 42-year history. KCC is located on a 177 acre campus along the Kankakee River. The Kankakee River Valley is just 45 miles south of Chicago off Interstate 57. The region offers opportunities and activities for all ages, including cultural, educational, historical, and recreational.
KCC provides high quality transfer and career programs, adult education and literacy programs at multiple sites throughout its 1,600-square-mile district. The college enrolls more than 5,300 students annually and serves more than 7,700 additional residents through corporate and continuing education programs.