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Why MC?

At MacCormac College we want every student to reach their full potential. A MacCormac education prepares graduates to transition to a four-year institution or to enter the workforce. Our strong links with business and industry ensure we are able to ensure the smooth transition of our students into employment through our internship programs. We are here to help you realize your American Dream. Whatever your ambition, MacCormac faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you get there.

High Placement Rate

MacCormac continues to build its reputation for placing graduates in jobs or at a four-year institution within months of graduation. 


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and certified by the National Court Reporters Association and American Bar Association. 

Small Class Sizes

Our highly qualified professors know each and every student. This allows for plenty of hands-on instruction so students can reach their full potential.

A College of Firsts

Established the first court reporting program in the United States in 1912 and the first paralegal studies program in Illinois in 1973.


Recognized by “Tuition Hero” organization for four years in a row.

Transfer Agreements

Advance your education by transferring to one of our many four-year partner institutions such as Loyola University Chicago, DePaul University and Roosevelt University.

Academic Support Services

Our Center for Academic, Personal and Professional Excellence (CAPPE) exists to nurture students’ academic success, personal well-being and to provide career guidance.

We have a reputation for supporting women and single mothers to reach their educational and career goals.

Flexible Schedule

Fit school around your current lifestyle and needs with day, evening, or online classes.

Perfect Location

MacCormac is housed in the historic Heyworth Building. Take advantage of Chicago’s world-class attractions and the Loop business district to enhance your personal and professional development.


We are easily accessible via public transportation, an affordable and convenient way to travel to the College.


Get involved in one of the number of student clubs and organizations that we offer on campus. If you can't find something that suits your interests, you can form your own organization.