International Admissions

International Admissions

About Midwestern Career College

Midwestern Career College is a private school in downtown Chicago that offers affordable, high-quality English and Associate degree courses for international students. Our accredited programs include Associate degrees (OPT/CPT eligible), as well as English language courses. With students from over 45 different countries and professors with years of experience in their field, our programs offer a diverse, intercultural immersion experience that aims to empower students with the skills they need to succeed.

Admissions Contact Info

International Admissions

100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606

312-236-9000 ext. 2



Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.



Apply From Abroad

Transfer to MCC

F-1 Change of Status

Tuition and Fees

Student Services

Why study at MCC?

Study English in Chicago

Chicago is the perfect place to improve your English: The people are friendly, the city is big, and there is always something fun to do.

Midwestern Career College’s main campus is located downtown Chicago in the city center with classrooms that overlook the Chicago River. We are conveniently located near Union Station and numerous train and bus stops so that you can easily take public transportation to campus.

Join our cultural activities and visit Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Lake Michigan, and other famous tourist spots – all of which are just a short walk from the school’s campus. The Art Institute of Chicago, the Adler Planetarium, the Museum of Science and Industry, The Field Museum of Natural History, and Wrigley Field are all just a short train or bus ride away.

Learn English from Qualified Instructors

Our English as a Second Language program instructors have master’s degrees or higher and/or multiple years of teaching experience, as well as a passion for teaching the English language and American culture. We are proud of our classes and the personalized instruction our students receive.

In addition to our qualified and friendly instructors, Midwestern Career College hosts students who have traveled from more than 45 countries around the world just to study English in Chicago, USA. Our course schedules are flexible, and tuition is affordable. This allows students to study while experiencing the rich and unique American culture in one of the biggest cities in the country.

Earn an American Degree

Midwestern Career College offers 2-year degree programs in Business, Marketing, Accounting, and Healthcare. Many international students often choose these pathways by taking our English courses first and then transitioning into the degree programs, which are tailored to meet the needs of today’s high-growth, high-demand careers. All our programs offer students the opportunity to gain practical skills through internships. Students can elect to participate in Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Optional Practical Training (OPT) to enhance their education by acquiring work experience in the USA integral to their programs of study. Take advantage of our contemporary curricula, affordable tuition, and flexible schedule and start building your future today.

Programs for International Students

All programs listed below are open to F-1 international students:

  • English as a Second Language
  • English For Academic Purposes (TOEFL iBT Preparation, IELTS Test Preparation, and more)
  • Professional English (English for Marketing, Business Writing, and more)
  • English for Healthcare
  • AAS Degree in Business Administration (OPT/CPT eligible)
  • AAS Degree in Marketing (OPT/CPT eligible)
  • AAS Degree in Accounting (OPT/CPT eligible)
  • AAS Degree in Information Technology (OPT/CPT eligible)
  • AAS Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (OPT/CPT eligible)
  • AAS Degree in Magnetic Resonance Imagery (OPT/CPT eligible)
  • AAS Degree in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Sonography (OPT/CPT eligible)

Student Testimonials

“I am happy to have studied at MCC because the teachers have so much knowledge. They truly challenge and encourage us to achieve our goals.”

Mongolia, ESL Graduate

“MCC has a high impact on who I am today. They have allowed me to achieve my associate’s degree and get my first internship in the field… I will take that with me forever!”

Brazil, Associate’s in Accounting

“The thing I like the most about Chicago is that you can always find something new to do, stop by the Lake and have fun! It’s really awesome studying and living here!”

Mexico, ESL

Come visit us!

Come in for a personal tour with an International Admissions Advisor! Our experienced team is happy to help you through the admissions process and answer questions about F-1 visa application or transfer.

Don’t miss your opportunity to study in Chicago. Whether you are looking for an accredited ESL program or a degree in Business, Marketing, Accounting, or IT – we have a program for you!

Can’t Make It in Person?

If you’re currently out of area, an Admissions Advisor would be happy to call, text, or use Skype or WhatsApp to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us to set up a time to talk.

Call us at 312-236-9000 ext. 2 to speak with International Admissions Team or email us at

We Are Here to Help You!

Tel: 312-236-9000 EXT. 2

More on international students

request information

Accessibility Toolbar