Carl Sandburg College to Hold Open Houses Nov. 12-13

Aaron Frey, PR Specialist, 309.341.5301

Carl Sandburg College will hold open houses Nov. 12 at its locations in Galesburg, Carthage and Bushnell as well as Nov. 13 at the Annex in downtown Galesburg. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about transfer programs and get to know Sandburg at these open houses.

The Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., will host open houses at 9 and 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Welcome Center in Building B. The Branch Campus in Carthage, 305 Sandburg Dr., and the Extension Center in Bushnell, 380 E. Main St., will have their open houses at 1 p.m. Nov. 12.

Prospective students are invited to learn more about the College’s cosmetology, dental hygiene and therapeutic massage programs at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Annex, 209 E. Main St., Galesburg.

For more information or to apply to Carl Sandburg College, contact the Sandburg Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or

Registration begins Nov. 5 for the 2013 spring semester at Sandburg. In-district and online student tuition for Sandburg is $138 per credit hour. One year of tuition at Sandburg can help you save more than $6,000 over attending a four-year public college and more than $26,000 over attending a four-year private college. Online registration for the spring semester ends at midnight Jan. 13 and classes begin Jan. 14.

Carl Sandburg College serves more than 3,400 students throughout three locations in west-central Illinois, offers seven university transfer programs, 16 associate in applied science programs, 18 certificate programs and six advanced certificate programs and was recently named No. 1 in the nation for digital technology among community colleges its size. For more information, visit