A community college is a type of educational institution.
Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an organization tasked with the regional accreditation responsibilities for post-secondary education institutions in the central United States.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), founded in 1938, is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the United States.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.