Main floor of the graduation ceremony where blue and white balloons are falling from the ceiling.
Admissions Advisors are available to help every step of the way

Your Partner For a Brighter Future

Applying to college is a big decision and one that can drastically change your future. First Institute is honored that you are considering choosing us as your career college in Northern Illinois. Our admissions staff is eager to meet with you to understand your goals and match you with the healthcare career training program that’s right for you.

For a career training program in Crystal Lake, First Institute is the choice for you if you are interested in…

  • Flexible schedules
  • Day & evening classes
  • Classes taught by experienced instructors
  • Courses specific to your career goals
  • Career services assistance for our graduates
    And much more!

Whether you’re interested in pursuing our Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting or Massage Therapy program, the application process is easy and convenient. Our Admissions staff will give you a tour of the campus, introduce you to available staff and faculty and guide you through the admissions process. In addition, our admissions staff will connect you to a Financial Aid Advisor who will assist you with any financial aid that may be available to you.

Our Process

Interview with an admissions representative – The interview is an opportunity for YOU to gather information about our healthcare career college and ask questions pertaining to the program you are interested in pursuing. During this process you can make an informed decision about your future goals.

Submission of your application package – First Institute requires that all applicants possess a minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent for admission. Admission into the programs is based upon an interview, a skills test, and evidence that the applicant possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent, or that they possess a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Meet with Financial Aid Administrator – Completion of all required Financial Aid documentation.

Take the First Step…

Now is a great time to make an appointment and see first hand how you can make a difference.  Click here to schedule your campus tour today or call one of our friendly admissions representatives at 815-459-3500.