1515 Maple Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
OPTIONS FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS is a nonprofit organization located in Evanston, IL, whose purpose is to encourage learning-challenged postsecondary students to develop the skills, the confidence, and the courage necessary to transition into living independently, succeeding academically, and working productively. We offer both in-residence and day services. We provide our in-residence students with a college living experience in off campus apartments.The program was established in 2009, and serves students aged 17 and older. We provide support in all areas of an individual’s life, and customize all plans to best fit the needs and goals of the individual. ABOUT OUR STUDENTS: Juniors and Seniors in high school preparing for transition, those currently exiting high school, post-transition program students, adults needing adult support services.
Note that Options for College Success is not directly affiliated with any college or university, but supports students academically in the schools of their choosing. At this time, typically Oakton Community College, DePaul, Northeastern University and Northwestern University. Other students have attended Columbus State Community College, Northern Colorado University, and Otterbein University.
|Public or private:||Private|
|Type of school:||
Non-profit organization, not an accredited institute of higher education. Support program for post-secondary transition needs.
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||
|Number of students:||30|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||Rolling admissions|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students?:||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||No|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
Please inquire into our academic scholarship funding available. It is very limited.
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
We host social events every day of the week. We encourage students to provide suggestions.